Appointments to Committees of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) is seeking expressions of interest from public interest representatives to participate in the work of a number of its committees. Public interest representatives must not be, and never have been, registered as a nurse or as a midwife in this, or in any other jurisdiction.
Role of the NMBI
NMBI is the regulatory body for the professions of nursing and midwifery in Ireland. We have a statutory obligation to protect the integrity of the practice of the professions of nursing and midwifery and to protect the public.

Committees of NMBI
NMBI committees are established by the Board of NMBI to assist it in the performance of its functions, and to ensure that a broad range of contributions, skills and qualities are available to it in the interest of patients and the public.

The Board wishes to appoint persons who will assist the work of the Board through participation on these Board committees:

Fitness to Practise Committee – one vacancy
Midwives Committee – one vacancy
Registration Committee – one vacancy

Skills and competencies- Essential

Ability to make informed decisions, think critically and articulate opinions in a clear, concise and logical manner

Display a proven track record of  effective judgement, decision making, initiative and analytical thought

Demonstrate experience in identifying solutions to complex issues and understanding their impact and implications

Possess excellent interpersonal and teambuilding skills with proven ability to build relationships with many different stakeholders

Ability to interact with other committee members in a group setting, valuing the contributions of all members

Display excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to negotiate and challenge when necessary

Possess a strong sense of ethics, integrity and probity

Ability to bring objectivity and scrutiny to the governance of the organisation.

Applications (including relevant application form and CV) should be made by email to  or by post to Orla Coady, Governance and Secretariat Manager, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, 18-20 Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin A94 R299. 

Closing date for applications is 3pm on Friday 7th February 2020.


2006308_NMBI Committees Final Booklet1.pdf