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SHO and Registrar Posts


The HSE run a centralised recruitment processes for the January and July intakes as well as locum vacancies throughout the year.  The purpose of these recruitment campaigns are to fill current and anticipated Service Posts, that is non-training* posts.  Doctors working in Service Posts are facilitated in maintaining their professional competence as required under the Medical Practitioners Act 2007.

Registrars & Senior House Officers

 for the following Areas of Medicine:

  • Anaesthesia
  • Paediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Surgery

Please click on the links below to see January/July intakes live vacancies by Hospital Group/Mental Health Group and Speciality;

Dublin Mid Leinster
Dublin North East
Mid West
South East
South West

Please note, all areas have a continuing high level of vacancies for Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry.

To apply for the January/July intakes, locum vacancies or other Medical opportunities at any time visit:

Comprehensive information regarding this campaign is available in the Campaign Information Booklet.

To read Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please click here.

Applicants please note: doctors must be registered with the Irish Medical Council in order to practice in Ireland

*Candidates who wish to apply for a Training post should do so through the relevant Irish postgraduate training body for that specialty.  Training posts are filled through separate recruitment campaigns managed directly by the training colleges.

The Irish Medical Council (IMC) are responsible for the registration of doctors, they are a separate statutory body to Irish Health Service Employers.  Therefore if you wish to pursue a career in the HSE you should pursue your registration with the IMC.  Full details for registration steps and requirements are provided on the IMC website:

Supervised Division of the Medical Register

The Supervised Division of the Medical Register provides for doctors who are not part of postgraduate training schemes to work in the public health service in specific posts where they are subject to a greater level of supervision than applies to doctors registered on the General Division. For further information about the Supervised Division, please click here.