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Written Answers - Health Service Staff

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 752 No. 2

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 290.  Deputy Gerald Nash Information on Gerald Nash Zoom on Gerald Nash  asked the Minister for Health Information on James Reilly Zoom on James Reilly  if he will provide information in respect of the numbers of Health Service Executive employees who have applied for the retirement scheme for the public service which will take effect at the end of February 2012; if he will provide a breakdown in terms of the numbers of employees and their specific grades based on the HSE regions in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3221/12]

Minister for Health (Deputy James Reilly): Information on James Reilly Zoom on James Reilly A breakdown by grade and region of the staff cohort who have indicated that they will retire in the months of January and February 2012 has been provided by the HSE and is presented in the following table. It should be noted that this data is subject to change in the event of additional applications being received or existing applications being withdrawn. The breakdown provided is also subject to change as the individual applications are validated and processed.

Grade at Retirement HSE DML Total HSE DNE Total HSE South Total HSE West Total Total
Ambulance Officer 1 1
Area Medical Officer 1 4 2 7
Area Medical Officer — Senior 3 1 4
Associate Specialist 1 1
Attendant, Multi-Task 13 4 26 35 79
Attendant/Aide 21 13 8 6 48
Biochemist 1 1
Boilerman 1 1 2
C.S.S.D. Operative 3 2 1 6
Care Assistant (Intellectual Disability Services) 7 11 3 21 42
Caretaker 2 2
Casualty Officer 1 1
Catering Officer Grade I 1 1 2
Catering Officer, Grade II 1 2 3
Catering/Cleaner/Assistant 4 8 4 11 27
Chargehand 1 1
Chef I 3 1 4
Chef II 1 1 2 3 7
Chef, Senior 1 1 2
Chief Executive Officer 1 1 2
Child Care Manager 1 1
Cleaner 1 2 3
Clerical Officer 12 18 18 24 73
Clerk of Works 1 1
Clinical Nurse Instructor/Teacher 1 1
Clinical Nurse Manager 1 6 3 14 21 44
Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (Mental Health) 2 3 5
Clinical Nurse Manager 2 30 29 30 28 117
Clinical Nurse Manager 2 — Night 1 1 4 6
Clinical Nurse Manager 2 — Theatre 2 2
Clinical Nurse Manager 2 (Mental Health) 16 12 9 13 50
clinical nurse manager 3 6 3 2 4 15
Clinical Nurse Manager 3 — Night 1 2 3
Clinical Nurse Manager 3 — Theatre 1 1
Clinical Nurse Manager 3 (Mental Health) 1 1 2
Clinical Nurse Specialist (General) 1 1 7 4 13
Clinical Nurse Specialist (Mental Health) 2 1 1 4 8
Community Welfare Officer 1 1 1 3
Consultant Anaesthetist 1 3 1 5
Consultant Chemical Pathologist 1 1
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 1 1
Consultant Dermatologist 1 1
Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist 2 2 1 5
Consultant General Paediatrician 1 2 3
Consultant General Physician 1 1 2 4
Consultant General Surgeon 1 4 1 1 7
Consultant in Emergency Medicine 1 1
Consultant Learning Disability Psychiatry Child 1 1
Consultant Medical Oncologist 1 1
Consultant Nephrologist & General Physician 1 1
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon 1 1 1 1 4
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 1 1 2
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon 1 1
Consultant Psychiatrist in the Psychiatry of Old Age 1 1
Consultant Psychiatrist of Learning Disability (adult) 1 1
Consultant Radiologist 3 1 4
Consultant Unclassified 1 2 3
Consultant Urologist 1 1
Counsellor 3 3
Counsellor Therapist (Adult Counselling Services) 2 2
Craftsman’s Mate 2 1 3 6
Dental Nurse 2 1 1 2 6
Dental Surgeon, General 1 2 3
Dental Surgeon, Principal 1 1
Dental Surgeon, Senior 1 1 1 1 4
Dental Surgery Assistant (without qualification) 2 3 5
Dietician Manager 1 1
Dietician, Senior 1 1
Director of Nursing/ Midwifery Education Centre 1 1
Director of Nursing & Midwifery 1 1 2
Director of Nursing (Mental Health), Assistant 4 1 4 2 11
Director of Nursing 1 1 1 1 3
Director of Nursing 1, Assistant 7 2 2 6 17
Director of Nursing 2 2 2
Director of Nursing 2, Assistant 5 1 1 3 10
Director of Nursing 3 1 1 2
Director of Nursing 4 3 1 1 5
Director of Nursing 4, Assistant 2 1 1 1 5
Director of Nursing 5 1 2 3
Director of Nursing, Deputy 3 3
Director of Public Health Nursing 1 1 3 2 7
Director of Public Health Nursing, Assistant 2 5 8 2 17
Domestic 11 13 22 12 58
Domestic Supervisor 1 1 2
Driver 1 1 2 4
Driver (Doctor-on-call) 1 1
Driver (Patients/Clients on Public Roads) 1 1
Driver, Minibus 1 2 3
E.C.G. Technician 1 1
Electrician 1 1
Emergency Medical Controller 1 1 2
Emergency Medical Technician (Ambulance Attendant) 2 2
Emergency Medical Technician (Ambulance Driver) 4 5 9
Emergency Medical Technician, Leading 1 1
Environmental Health Officer 1 2 3
Environmental Health Officer, Principal 2 2 4
Family Support Worker 1 2 4 7
Functional Officer 1 1
Gardener/Groundsman 1 1
Gardener/Groundsman Head 1 1
General Assistant 1 1 2
General Manager 2
General Operative 2 1 2 5
Grade IV 9 5 4 10 29
Grade V 10 3 1 2 17
Grade VI 5 2 2 9
Grade VII 4 5 3 6 20
Grade VIII 4 2 8
Health Care Assistants 9 6 9 13 37
Home Help 2 3 23 39 67
Home Help Co-Ordinator 1 2 3
Hostel Supervisor 5 5
House Officer, Senior 2 2
Housekeeper 1 1
Housekeeper, Assistant 2 2
Instructor 2 2 2 4 10
Laboratory Manager 1 1 1 3
Labourer 1 1
Laundry Worker 4 1 5
Linen Room/Laundry Supervisor 1 1
Local Health Office Manager — PCCC (HSE) 2 2
Maintenance Craftsman/Technician 1 2 1 4 8
Maintenance Foreman 2 1 5 8
Maintenance Foreman, Assistant 1 1
Maintenance Manager 2 2
Maintenance Officer 1 1
Medical Laboratory Aide 1 1
Medical Officer 1 1 4 6
Medical Officer, Senior 1 1
Medical Scientist 5 2 3 6 16
Medical Scientist, Chief 2 3 2 4 11
Medical Scientist, Senior 4 2 6 6 18
Medical Scientist, Specialist 1 1
Miscellaneous Childcare, Support Services 1 1
Nurse Tutor 1 1
Nurse Tutor (Psychiatric) 1 1
Nurse, Mental Health Community 1 1
Nurses Aide 1 1
Nursing/ Midwifery Clinical Placement Co-ordinator 1 1
Occupational Health Physician 1 1
Occupational Therapist Manager 1 1 2
Occupational Therapist, Senior 3 2 2 7
Occupational Therapy Assistant 1 1
Orthoptist, Senior 1 2 3
Painter 2 1 3
Pathology Technician, Senior 1 1
Pharmaceutical Technician, Senior 1 1
Pharmacist 1 1
Pharmacist, Senior 1 1 2
Pharmacy Assistant 1 1
Phlebotomist 1 2 3
Phlebotomist, Senior 1 1
PHYSIOTHERAPIST 1 1
Physiotherapist, Senior 2 1 1 4
Physiotherapist-in-charge (Grade III) 1 1
Plumber 2 2
Porter 5 3 5 2 15
Porter, Head 1 1
Porter, Theatre 1 2 3
Project Worker 1 1
Psychologist, Clinical 1 1 1 3
Psychologist, Principal Clinical 3 1 1 5
Psychologist, Senior Clinical 2 5 7
Public Health Nurse 20 9 14 21 64
Public Health, Specialist 1 3
Radiation Therapist, Clinical Specialist 1 1
Radiographer 1 1 2 4
Radiographer, Clinical Specialist 1 2 3
Radiographer, Senior 3 4
Radiography Aide 1 1
Radiography Service Manager, I 2 1 4
Radiography Service manager, II 1 1 2
Registrar 1 1
S.E.N. (General) 3 2 5
Seamstress/Tailor 1 2 3
Security Guard 2 2
Service Function Officer 1 1
Social Care Leader 2 4 3 7 16
Social Care Manager 1 1 1 3
Social Care Worker 4 4 6 2 16
Social Work Practitioner, Senior 1 2 2 5
Social Worker 2 4 5 2 13
Social Worker (Non-professionally qualified) 1 1 2
Social Worker, Medical 1 1
Social Worker, Principal 4 3 3 10
Social Worker, Psychiatric Senior 1 1 2
Social Worker, Senior Medical 1 1
Social Worker, Team Leader 5 1 1 3 10
Speech and Language Therapist 1 1
Speech and Language Therapist Manager 1 1 1 3
Speech and Language Therapist, Clinical Specialist 1 1
Speech and Language Therapist, Senior 1 1
Staff Midwife 1 13 14
Staff Midwife, Senior 4 5 3 12
Staff Nurse — General 27 16 49 120 212
Staff Nurse — Intellectual Disability 2 1 5 8
Staff Nurse General (Community) 1 2 1 3 7
Staff Nurse Senior, Mental Health (Nursing Bank) 1 1
Staff Nurse, Community Mental Health 2 1 3
Staff Nurse, Dual Qualified (General) 3 11 1 15
Staff Nurse, Dual Qualified (Intellectual Disability) 1 1
Staff Nurse, Dual Qualified (Mental Health) 1 1
Staff Nurse, Mental Health 3 5 15 50 73
Staff Nurse, Senior (Dual Qualified) 12 12 21 10 55
Staff Nurse, Senior (Dual-Qualified Mental Health) 2 1 3 1 7
Staff Nurse, Senior (General) 34 27 67 27 155
Staff Nurse, Senior (Intellectual Disability) 3 2 5
Staff Nurse, Senior (Mental Health) 6 13 12 21 52
Storeperson 1 1
Stores Porter/Assistant/Attendant 1 1
Supplies Officer Grade A 1 1
Supplies Officer Grade B 1 1 1 3
Supplies Officer Grade C 2 2
Supplies Officer Grade D 2 2
Teacher 1 1
Technical Services Manager 1 1
Technical Services Officer, Senior Asst. 1 1
Telephonist 3 1 4
Therapist 1 1
To Be Determined 1 2 1 4
Ward Clerk 1 1
Workshop Manager 1 1
Workshop Supervisor/Instructor 1 1
Workshop Supervisor/Instructor, Senior 1 3 3 7
Total 450 357 534 722 2,077


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