Patient Experience

Patient Experience

For all vacancies, with the exception of Medical, St James’s Hospital require applicants to complete a job specific Application Form and submit before the closing date. Some vacancies will be competency based and as part of the application process applicants will be required to provide technical/clinical and behavioural based examples on their application form. Only completed application forms received by the closing date will be used to shortlist candidates to the next stage of the recruitment process.  Curriculum Vitae’s will not be accepted.

Please email to request an appropriate application form for the vacancy for which you are applying.

For Medical vacancies, details of the job specific application process are incorporated within the job description listed under current Vacancies

Competency Based Framework

A Competency Based approach to Recruitment & Selection has been developed in St James's Hospital. This is to ensure the Hospital applies a fair and transparent selection process, in line with Equality Legislation, to the appointment of staff to all positions within the organisation. Details of the Competency Framework along with Applicant Guidelines to the Competency Framework are available below.

Key changes for Applicants applying for vacancies

  • Applicants interested in applying for vacancies in these areas are required to complete a Standard Application Form (SAF). Curriculum Vitae's will not be accepted for these vacancies. The relevant SAF is posted in Word format along with the Role Profile.
  • As part of the Standard Application Form, applicants are required to give "situational examples" of where they have, in the past, demonstrated specific competencies (behaviours) as outlined in the Role Profile – see link below which provides some examples.
  • A Guide for Applicants on the Competency Based Framework including FAQ’s and the process to be followed when applying to be considered for one of these vacancies is available below.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team for assistance tel: 00353 1 416 2559.