Benefits of Working with Us

Joining the MUH offers lots of benefits, the following is a flavour of them:


Public Sector Employer with a presence in Cork since 1857.

Single Public Service Pension Scheme (SPSPS). Nationally agreed salary scales. A defined benefit pension scheme. Bike to Work Scheme and Taxsaver Scheme.

Excellent holidays, as well as study leave.

On site canteen cooks all our meals freshly each day.

Multidisciplinary hospital with a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Flexible working: we support work life balance of our staff and 20% of our staff work non-full-time hours.

As part of our internal recruitment process every year over 100 of our staff receive internal promotions. Performance Management. Service recognition awards.

Greenway57. Our goal is to enable MUH in becoming more resource and energy efficient, prevent/ reduce waste and endeavour to create a more sustainable environment for patients and staff of the Hospital. Supported by a Sustainability Committee and fully operational arm.

In-house and specialised training dedicated to your personal development. Tailored Site induction.

All Employee have access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme and our Wellbeing Programme.

Sports and Social Club. Volunteering with local charities. Quarterly Newsletter 'Mercy Times'. Staff discounts with local businesses.

Free vaccinations for each role. Plus more...

Open Positions

View our current open positions. 

Cork - Voted Friendliest City

Cork is a place not just to visit, but to live. Cork City and County has a population of over half a million inhabitants and is the second largest city in Ireland, after Dublin. Its citizens have excellent work opportunities and living conditions. 

About us

The Mercy University Hospital was founded in 1857 by the Sisters of Mercy and has expanded substantially since its opening.