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The Top Challenges of Recruiting International Healthcare Professionals

Though global healthcare recruitment can be a complicated procedure, understanding the specific challenges and requirements will help you attract and attain the talent you need. In this article, we’ll talk you through some of the main challenges of recruiting international healthcare professionals.

My 10 Year Journey With Servisource Recruitment

My 10 Year Journey With Servisource Recruitment Most people don’t set out to become recruiters. Anyone in recruitment will tell you that somehow, we just happen to ‘fall’ into the profession.  I know I sure did, when growing up I always wanted to be a Vet 😊 From The Start!! I started off working for a…

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National Carers Week 2017 – Looking after the carer

National Carers Week 2017 National Carers Week 2017 – What is it?  Celebrating its 11th year, National Carers Week takes place this week from Monday 12th – Sunday 18th June. National Carers Week aims to highlight and recognise all the hard-working carers in Ireland. This is a great time to raise awareness of the valuable…

Servisource proudly sponsoring The Dundalk 10K 2017

Dundalk 10K 2017 Servisource Recruitment staff participating in The Dundalk 10K 2017 Seven years running, this years road race took place on April 25th at DKIT Sport. Servisource proudly sponsored The Dundalk 10K 2017 and staff from our offices also participated in the run. Also sponsoring the road race were DKIT Sport, Fyffes and Smyth’s Life…

Servisource turning BLUE for MPS Awareness Day 2017

***MPS Awareness Day*** MPS Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of the rare, genetic mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) diseases. On this day, we support all the children and adults who suffer from MPS and ML by highlighting the disease and we remember those who have passed from it. Each year in May, Servisources parent company, Cpl, turn…

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A bit about Dementia. Myhomecare sponsoring The National Dementia Care Conference Wednesday 15th February.

Dementia Care Conference 15th February Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.  Sponsored by Myhomecare.ie  THE CONFERENCE The annual conference, which is now running three years, is taking place this Wednesday, February 15th in The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire. Organised by The Commercial Media Group, the conference will focus on future vision for Dementia care in Ireland…

CIF Conference 2016

On Thursday the 6th of October our team of specialists will be attending the CIF Conference held in The Hogan Suite Croke Park Conference Centre Dublin. Here is what a few members of team had to say about the ever growing and changing industry and how the services provided by Servisource can benefit you. Servisource…

Merrion Square has expanded due to growing jobs market in Dublin

Servisource Healthcare has offices in Dublin, Dundalk, Cork and Galway and due to an increase in demand for staff in the Dublin, Mid-Leinster region the team at the Merrion Square has expanded. “We have a wide variety of opportunities for healthcare & clerical staff across a range of areas including acute, mental health, disabilities and…

Why Choose Servisource Healthcare?

Why Choose Servisource Healthcare? Servisource healthcare specialise in sourcing highly skilled candidates with a passion to work in the healthcare industry. We currently recruit healthcare staff on permanent, temporary and agency contracts nationwide and within the UK. We are equally dedicated to our nurses just as much as we are to our clients. Providing our…

Keep your workplace healthy with these 7 Natural remedies to beat the Flu

Keep your workplace healthy with these 7 Natural remedies to beat the Flu Healthy Foods for the workplace What you or your colleagues eat plays a huge part in yours or their health throughout the Flu season. A body is essentially made out of the foods which it consumes. If you consume unhealthy foods, you will have an…

Basic Life Support

Many students are cash-strapped, nowadays. Nevertheless, their purchasing power is very high. Research reveals that 20 million students in the US have a combined disposable income of $417 billion. Moreover, another survey of students’ parents reveals that students now make 70 percent of their purchases themselves. These purchases are often made on credit cards. Therefore,…

First Aid

What is stopping you from believing in the business of your dreams? Insecurity? Fear? Lack of confidence? All of the above? How can you overcome these obstructions? Your Mantras You may be wondering if you have the necessary skills, time, connections, and a million other things in order to create the business of your dreams….

People Moving & Handling

Thousands of people dream of having their own business and even more so be a successful entrepreneur. But what does it take to achieve success in the business industry? One of the most successful entrepreneurs featured at the Forbes website, Wendy Lipton – Dibner said that “the success of your business would solely depend on…

Haven Haiti Photo Diary 2015

Haven Haiti Photo Diary 2015 – Build Week We are delighted to see our chief boss man, Declan Murphy  back home safe and sound after an exhausting build it week in the sweltering heat of Haiti. In just six days the team of volunteers worked together to help rebuild communities in Hait. While there they…

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 6

Declan’s Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 6 Wednesday Everyone realises today that there is only two days left so there is an extra effort today to get as much done as possible. With the tree planting complete, that crew are back at the orphanage and we have extra hands to get work done. The first…

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 5

Declan’s Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 5 Tuesday morning The boat trip this morning is nice and cool, It is still 28 degrees at night in high humidity. Everyone is up early this morning and rearing to go. I pack some of the gifts that we brought and bring them along, we have crayons and…

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 4

Declan’s Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 4 It’s Monday morning. We are 5 hours behind Irish time so already the emails are flying in. Among them more donations which I am really grateful for. They are going to a great cause. One piece of news which is really great is that Dundalk RFC have won…

Manual Handling

Rumi, is the most popular Sufi poet in the world. His work is not only deep and intense, but also very ethereal. His poetry often stirs an emotion never touched and shows a facet never seen. This Buzzle article has a collection of some beautiful Rumi quotes that are worth reading, without which, life would…

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 3

Declan’s Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 3 The two main recognised religions in Haiti are Catholic and Voodoo. It’s Sunday morning and at 8.30 the water taxi takes us in two groups from the hotel to a place called Madame Bernard’s where we go to Mass. The nun who runs the orphanage where we will…

Recognising & Responding to Elder Abuse

So how to keep your heart healthy? With so many heart diseases on the rise, most health-conscious people strive to seek the answer to this question. This article attempts to help you find the answer. Go Green When we speak of heart, we cannot miss out on the importance and benefits of plant foods. Vegetables…

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 2

Declan’s Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 2 It’s amazing how an idyllic island in the middle of the Caribbean can be so poverty stricken when it’s only 3 & 1/2 hrs flight from New York. When you think of the canaries or the south coast of Spain and Portugal and how their economies flourished from…

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 1

Declan’s Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 1 Haven Haiti Diary 2015 – Day 1: We are on our way! Got up at 4.15 am and with everything packed from last night we were able to get away quickly. Last check Passport, wallet, phone! After a 35 min spin to the Airport I met up with…

BLS Healthcare Provider

Verbal communication include sounds, words, language, and speech. Speaking is an effective way of communicating and helps in expressing our emotions in words. This form of communication is further classified into four types, which are: 1. Intrapersonal Communication This form of communication is extremely private and restricted to ourselves. It includes the silent conversations we…

Declan The Builder Murphy – Build for Haiti, Round 2

Declan The Builder Murphy – Build for Haiti, Round 2 That’s right folks our head CEO is on the move again. After an awe-inspiring week last year Declan Murphy is heading back to Haiti for another “Build it Week”. In 2010 Haiti was struck by a natural disaster, an earthquake reading 7.0 on the Richter scale left…

Running your first 10K

Running your first 10k You have just decided to run your first 10k, but where do you start? Like everything, preparation is KEY. Regardless if you are running on a competitive level or not, do not underestimate the amount of preparation you will need. Below we are going to walk you through recommended steps to take…

Applying for Nurse Registration in Ireland but living outside of the EU?

Applying for Nurse Registration in Ireland but living outside of the EU?  Are you applying for Nurse Registration in Ireland with An Bord Altranais, unsure of how this process works? We are here to help. With our skilled team of expert healthcare recruiters we want to make this transition as simple as possible for you. If you…

Servisource Recruitment Virtual Jobs and Career Fair on Facebook

Servisource Recruitment Virtual Jobs and Career Fair on Facebook Throughout 2014 Servisource Recruitment successfully ran a nationwide Jobs and Career Fair taking in many locations such as Dublin, Dundalk, Drogheda, Newry, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Tullamore, Limerick, Sligo, Waterford and the UK. Each event offered the general public access to FREE CV Tips, Interview Tips, Motivational…

Jobs of Christmas 2014

Continuing our now annual tradition of getting our recruiters to sing for their jobs. The talent just keeps getting better and better each year.

Servisource Recruitment win Best Agency Online Service at the NRF Awards 2014

Servisource Recruitment win Best Agency Online Service at the NRF Awards 2014 Servisource Recruitment were absolutely delighted to be awarded The Best Agency On-line Service at the prestigious National Recruitment Federation Awards last Friday night in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. An excellent night was had by all at what has become THE calendar event of…

Servisource Recruitment establish London base

London’s skyline is once again occupied with Tower Crane’s with regeneration schemes in most London boroughs, the construction market is finally seeing the development of years gone but with an increase in demand for workers.

Jobs and Career Fair Tullamore 2014 – 200 Vacancies

Jobs and Career Fair Tullamore 2014 – 200 Vacancies The perception of the employment sector in Ireland at the minute tells a very different story to its reality. We are currently seeing many of our young, well-educated citizens emigrate to Australia and Canada, seeking employment and better opportunities. When all the time there is a…

Alan Kerins Project

Alan Kerins Project joined by Steven McDonnell Our fearless contracts manager Steven McDonnell boards a plane on 29 May 2014 bound for Zambia as part of The Alan Kerins Project. Steven will be part of the The Alan Kerins Project Discovery Programme until June 8th. The programme raises awareness of issues facing poor communities in developing countries and creates…

International Nurses Day 2014

International Nurses Day 2014 On May 12th, the anniversary of Florence Nightingales birth the world celebrates International Nurses Day.  The International Council of Nurses commemorates this important day each year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses’ Day (IND) Kit which contains educational and public information materials, for use by nurses everywhere. To download this kit…

Servisource Recruitment expand into UK Market

Servisource Recruitment expand into UK Market Servisource Recruitment have recently expanded their operations into the UK market. After continuous market research and positive UK job creation Servisource Recruitment understand that the time is right for our continued expansion. We choose London as our main contact office for obvious reasons. Our new offices in the Regent Street…

Servisource Finish Runners Up at Louth Business Awards

On Saturday night 19th October Dundalk hosted its annual Louth Business Awards. The event is now the largest black tie event in the county and with over 500 in attendance was a fantastic night out. Servisource had been short listed for The best Use of Information Technology and although it was a close tie we…

Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference

Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference Servisource Healthcare are delighted to be attending Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference which is being held 17th October 2013, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin.

Living as a Nurse in Dublin

Living as a Nurse in Dublin Dublin – A Brief History The City of Dublin can trace its origin back more than 1,000 years, and for much of this time it has been Ireland’s principal city and the cultural, educational and industrial centre of the island. Dublin became the capital of the English Lordship of Ireland from 1171 onwards and was peopled extensively with settlers from England and Wales Dublin started…

IADNAM Directors of Nursing And Midwifery Conference 2013

IADNAM Directors of Nursing And Midwifery Conference 2013 Servisource Healthcare are delighted to be attending this years Irish Association of Directors of Nursing And Midwifery Conference being held on 3rd and 4th October in Kilkenny.  The Irish Association of Directors of Nursing and Midwifery (IADNAM) is a professionally recognised voluntary, not-for-profit, organisation established in 1904 to…

Living as a Nurse in Galway

Living as a Nurse in Galway Galway is a multicultural, vibrant city based on the west coast of Ireland. It is a popular seaside destination as it boasts stunning beaches and a lengthy scenic promenade overlooking Galway bay and the coast of county Clare in addition to a lively and bustling city centre. Galway is…

Nursing Homes Ireland Special Offer

Nursing Homes Ireland Special Offer After the success of last months national Nursing Homes Week 2013 Special Offer Servisource Healthcare have decided to extend our promotion for the full month of September. We are offering a 15% Discount on all your temporary staffing needs PLUS a 15% discount on Healthcare Training from our public calendar…

New Healthcare Training Website

We are delighted to launch our new healthcare training website. It can be found on http://www.servisourcetraining.ie Our site will take you to a point of a provisional booking and then carol ann will contact you by phone to process payments and complete the booking. If you would like to book a course then follow these…

Registered Nurses Competition

Are you a Registered General Nurse? If Yes then We Want You to register with us. Any nurse who completes a full registration with us before June 30th will be entered into a draw to win tickets from a select list of upcoming concerts in The O2 in Dublin. As always these will be premium…

National Slow Down Days

National Slow Down Operation You may already be aware that An Garda Síochána are rolling out a “National Slow Down Operation” for the Bank Holiday weekend (this Friday, May 31st and Saturday June 1st) and have requested our assistance in supporting this initiative. This operation will consist of high visibility speed enforcement activities as well as national and…

5k Run with Ray Darcy

5k Run with Ray Our staff members Catherine, James, Declan, Lisa, Seauna, Pamela and Deirdre took part this morning in the 5k Run with Ray event that took place in Dundalk. A very big well done to all involved. Everyone crossed the finish line in one piece.

Irish Jobs Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Irish Jobs Market Shows Signs of Recovery Irish Jobs Market Shows Signs of Recovery. Truth or Fiction? A headline that lifts our spirits slightly and gives us hope that, Yes, our nation is in recovery. We are back in business and Irish jobs are being created. Or, are we experiencing a false dawn, a marketing ploy by…

Santa Fun Run Photos 2012

Photos of our 3 staff members competing in the annual Santa Fun Run raising money for various charities.   Santa Fun Run Photos

Dundalk Santa Fun Run 2012

Santa Fun Run Dundalk Chamber of Commerce is launching a Great Santa Fun Run and Christmas Charity lunch which will take place on Friday the 14th December 2012.  The Great Santa Fun Run will commence at 11.00am at the Square Dundalk and running/walking a small lap of the town returning back to the square.  The event will…

Haven Haiti Day 7 Diary

Haven Haiti Day 7 Diary Our volunteers last day in Haiti working with the HavenHaiti Charity House Building Mission   The final push to the finish. President Carter asked that we try not to leave Haiti without finishing all the houses so there is a huge focus today on covering as much ground as possible….

Haven Haiti Day 6 Diary

Weight Loss, Garth Brooks, Shaving in the Dark and iPhone apps. Day 6 of our Volunteer in Haiti blog.   Haven Haiti Volunteer Diary Progress on site is going well and it looks like all 100 houses will be completed by Friday afternoon. It was another early start this morning which started by almost having…

Haven Haiti Day 5 Diary

Haven Haiti Day 5 Diary Record breaking heat, enthusiastic american DJs, talkative females, billion dollar teams, positive attitudes and a question and answer session with Jimmy Carter. All in a days work for the chief Declan Murphy and his team of volunteers in Haiti.   Just when I thought this place couldn’t get any hotter…

Haven Haiti Volunteer Pictures

Some fantastic pictures that the chief has sent back from Haiti where he is currently working as a volunteer with the Haven in Haiti Charity   Start of Day 5: Getting organised for Day 5 Morning Prayer and Briefing House recipient there to work every day People in tents outside perimeter fencing waiting for houses…

Be Winter Ready 2012

Practical advice for being winter-ready. Severe weather challenges all of us. Activities that we take for granted can become difficult or even hazardous when severe weather occurs. However, by taking some simple steps you can reduce the impact of such events. This winter-ready booklet gives information on being prepared, providing practical advice for coping during…

Haven Haiti Day 2 Diary Evening Entry

From washing dishes with Garth Brooks to serving dinner to former american president Jimmy Carter. The ups and downs of life as a volunteer with Haven Haiti.   Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission Day 2 Diary Evening Entry The whistle goes at 3.30pm to finish and just as well because there are some volunteers starting to…

Haven Haiti Day 2 Diary

Haven Haiti Day 2 Diary Our CEO and chief Declan Murphy left Ireland last Friday 23rd Nov as part of the Volunteer In Haiti, Build it Week NOVEMBER 2012. Declan departs along with other volunteers to complete a week of House Building in Léogâne, one of the areas hit worst by the 2010 earthquake.  …

Haven Haiti Day 1 Diary

Our CEO and chief Declan Murphy left Ireland last Friday 23rd Nov as part of the Volunteer In Haiti, Build it Week NOVEMBER 2012. Declan departed along with other volunteers to complete a week of House Building in Léogâne, one of the areas hit worst by the 2010 earthquake.   Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission Day…

Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission

Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission Our CEO and chief Declan Murphy leaves Ireland today as part of the Volunteer In Haiti, Build it Week NOVEMBER 2012. Declan departs along with 200-300 other volunteers to complete a week of House Building in one of the areas hit worst by the 2010 earthquake. In November 2011, 300 volunteers…

Biomnis Healthcare Innovation Awards

The Biomnis Healthcare Innovation Awards took place at the Burlington Hotel last Friday and recognise innovation and leadership in healthcare services. We were very proud when Natalie Clarke, our Homecare Nursing Manager, was nominated for an award on behalf of myhomecare.ie, the homecare service delivered by Servisource. The award for which myhomecare.ie was nominated was…

INMO Conference 2012 with Norah Casey from Dragon’s Den

Servisource exhibited at the very energetic and thought provoking INMO Annual Conference in the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney today. The highlight of the day was a rousing performance from Norah Casey of RTE’s Dragons Den. Norah having previously been a nurse and presiding over the Nursing Standard journal in the UK delivered her ’10 Steps…

Servisource Win Best in Practice Healthcare NRF Award

Congratulations to all the team at Servisource on winning the Best in Practice-Healthcare award at the National Recruitment Federation Awards 2011.   Servisource were also shortlisted for the Best in Practice-Technical, Engineering & Science award and Lisa Russell was shortlisted for the Recruitment Consultant of the Year award.

Glitz and Glamour to raise funds for Children in Need

A fantastic night was had by all who attended the Servisource Healthcare Halloween Gala Ball, in aid of Children in Need. It was a night of glitz and glamour as guests donned their glad rags to enjoy a night full of entertainment and fun while helping to support this very worthy cause. The event started…

Servisource Recruitment Shortlisted for Louth Business Awards

The Dundalk Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala Dinner took place on Saturday 15th October in the Tain Suite of the Fairways Hotel. This year’s event was a sell out with almost 500 guests in attendance. Servisource were delighted to be shortlisted for the Best in Practice Award, which recognises our high standards and premium quality…

Agency Workers Regulations 2010

Agency Workers Regulations 2010 The Agency Workers Regulations came into force in England, Scotland and Wales on 1st October 2011. In Northern Ireland the Agency Workers (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2011 will come into effect on 1st December 2011 and in the Republic of Ireland by 5th December 2011.   The Regulations  will give agency workers…

myhomecare.ie Sponsor Dundalk Golf Classic 2011

Dundalk Golf Classic 2011 A great day was had by all at the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic which is now one of the best established and popular golf classics in the North East region. Even the sun managed to shine for the 38 teams who took part.  This very prestigious annual event, sponsored…

HSE Announcement from Servisource Healthcare

Servisource Healthcare (part of Cpl Healthcare) is proud to announce that since 14th March 2011, we are the exclusive agency staff partner to the HSE in a number of areas for Allied Health & Social Care Professionals, Healthcare Assistants and Nurses. Allied Health & Social Care Professionals HSE South HSE Dublin Mid Leinster & Dublin…

Servisource Healthcare Win at NRF Awards 2009

Servisource Healthcare won the award for Best in Practice-Healthcare Award in recognition of our premium quality service and our contribution to the healthcare industry.  

Servisource to open Step Down unit at Louth County Hospital

To kick off the New Year with some good news for the Dundalk area we are absolutely delighted to announce that Servisource has been awarded to run an 18 bed Step down unit at Louth County Hospital. The unit will be opened on the 14th January 2013. With this announcement comes the creation of some…