The Health Information and Quality Authority is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited CVs or respond to employment queries unrelated to advertised posts. Further information and the link to application forms is available below.

  • Inspector - International Protection Accommodation Services

    Location
    Cork, Dublin or Galway
    Closing date

    Grade: Engineer Grade II
     

    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is seeking a number of inspectors to inspect International Protection Accommodation Services (IPAS) and join its Healthcare Regulation Directorate.
    The Inspector - International Protection Accommodation Services will join a team of inspectors responsible for the monitoring and inspection of International Protection Accommodation Services (IPAS). They will carry out all regulatory activities in accordance with HIQA’s policies, processes and procedures to determine compliance with legislation and national standards, report publicly on findings and respond appropriately when service providers do not meet requirements.  
     

    Essential: 

    • Degree qualification (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a health or social care related field deemed relevant by HIQA for the post of inspector as advertised or a professional qualification in a relevant health, nursing, social care or social work professional discipline.
    • Able and authorised to drive and have access to own transport.
    • At least three years’ experience working in a supervisory or management position in a health or social care service, regulatory, or other setting deemed relevant by HIQA for the post of inspector as advertised. 

    Benefits of working at HIQA: 

    • Permanent position
    • 27 days annual leave
    • Pension Scheme
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing Programme
    • Social Club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme
       
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  • Programme Coordinator – Disability Services

    Location
    Galway or Dublin
    Closing date

    Grade: Higher Executive Officer

    Tenure: Permanent 

    HIQA is recruiting for the position of Programme Coordinator – Disability Services to join its team of inspectors for disability services under the Chief Inspector of Social Services.  The successful candidate will work as a member of the Disability Operations Team, with a specific role in coordinating the team’s day-to-day and future administrative and business intelligence functions.

    Essential: 

    • Degree qualification (minimum Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent in a discipline deemed relevant by HIQA the position of Programme Coordinator – Disability Services as advertised

    or 

    • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of working in a regulatory field and the legislative basis underpinning the functions and duties performed by the Chief Inspector of Social Services within disability services
    • A minimum of one year’s experience in a team manager role, with operational responsibility for team processes and delivering the team’s objectives.

    Benefits of working at HIQA

    • 29 days annual leave
    • Permanent position
    • Pension
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing Programme
    • Social club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme
  • ICT Project Engineer

    Location
    Dublin or Cork
    Closing date

    Grade: Higher Executive Officer

    Division: Information Division

    Tenure: Permanent

    HIQA is recruiting for an ICT Project Engineer to join its Information Division. Reporting to the ICT Infrastructure Team Lead, they will help the organisation to deliver on its ICT vision. 

    The ICT Project Engineer will maintain and assist in the support and development of HIQA’s information and communication technologies, including the specification, purchase, deployment and integration of hardware and software.

    The successful candidate will assist the broader ICT Team to ensure HIQA delivers on its corporate objectives. We are looking for an innovative, solutions-focused leader who can ensure the team deliver secure, fault tolerant and scalable solutions. It is a fast paced and constantly evolving environment with opportunities to expand skill sets as well as providing the backbone to allow our customers to drive high-quality and safe care for people using health and social care services in Ireland.

    Essential: 

    • A minimum of five years’ ICT experience working in a similar type of environment providing support to ICT infrastructure dispersed over multiple sites and delivering on complex ICT projects. 

    Benefits of working at HIQA: 

    • Permanent position
    • 29 days annual leave
    • Pension scheme
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing Programme
    • Social Club
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Academic Education Support Scheme
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  • Expression of Interest: Chairperson of the Medical Exposure to Ionising Radiation (MEIR) Expert Advisory Group

    Closing date

    HIQA is inviting expressions of interest from suitably-qualified and experienced persons with relevant expertise for consideration for appointment to the position of Chairperson of the Medical Exposure to Ionising Radiation (MEIR) Expert Advisory Group, as a contracted advisor.

    Contract type: Contracted Advisor.

    Number of vacancies: One.

    Term of appointment: An initial term of two years, with the possibility of extension for one additional year, followed by a final year. 

    Location: It is anticipated that the majority of the work can be undertaken remotely. 

    Essential criteria: Candidates must demonstrate their experience at an appropriately senior level (at least 10 years in a senior decision-making role) in one of the following areas:

    • Medical physics: diagnostic imaging and or radiation oncology
    • Radiology or radiation oncology
    • Radiography or radiation therapy.

    Full details on the position, including how to submit an expression of interest, are available in the expression of interest booklet below. You can find out more about our role in evidence review and guideline development on medical exposure to ionising radiation here

    A detailed CV, cover letter and the completed Conflict of Interest Declaration Form must be submitted by email to careers@hiqa.ie no later than 5pm on Monday 13 June 2022.