Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Liam Dowling from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:

Liam Dowling

Clinical Nurse Manager 2

St. Michael's House

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Liam Dowling

Do your homework, ask about it - there is lots of infomation out there.  You need to be person centred, social, not afraid to mix and to have an understanding of disability or at least be prepared to learn about it. 

People with an Intellectual Disability  ARE NOT SICK , but they can get sick like everyone else and sometimes I feel people outside don't fully understand this. They don't just need Gods help. They need the help of qualified people that want to understand them so that their needs are met and they have chance to enjoy their life as much as is possible.

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Friday, October 13, 2017 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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We are holding Open Days at our Galway Campuses (with ALL campuses represented)

Friday 13th October: 9.30am - 1.30pm
Sat 14th October: 10am - 12.30pm

Come to our Open Days & Mornings to:

  • Talk with students, staff & industry guests
  • Attend SUSI College Finance Clinics
  • Explore the campus

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