I am a mature student interested in nursing, I was told I must apply through the CAO and also PAS, what does this involve?
Hi Vera, pls see the following info from Bord Altranais..
Having applied through the CAO by 1 February, Mature
Applicants must also register and apply through the PAS between 24 February
and 15 March 2014, website www.publicjobs.ie. This is required as the PAS
undertakes the written assessment on behalf of the NCC.
Firstly you must log-on to www.publicjobs.ie and if you have not previously
registered and you are a New User you must ‘Register’ before applying. The PAS
undertakes the written assessment stage on behalf of NCC, you therefore must
remember your User Name and Password for this process.
Note: Do not confuse Registering with Applying. Once you have registered you
must then access the application form, complete and submit it. Failure to register
and apply may lead to disqualification of your application. The application form
will only be available on www.publicjobs.ie between 24 February and 15 March
2014, under the job category ‘Medical’, sub category ‘Nurse/Nurse Management’
To register and apply with the PAS you should have to hand your CAO number,
a valid e-mail address and your Personal Public Service (PPS) number (if you
Please note that once you have applied, you are advised to check your Message
Board (located within your personal profile) for communications from PAS.