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Working for HSE Ireland

If you are interested in taking up one of the many rewarding roles being offered by HSE Ireland, you would be wise to prepare for their recruitment process. Regardless of the position, you will be applying for at HSE Ireland, the hiring process may include:

  • Application Process: To apply for one of the many HSE jobs you will need to visit the HSE jobs search webpage. Afterward, you will need to read the Application Details section of the job description page for specifications in completing the application process for the position you have selected. Some roles may require a direct email to the formal contact listed with the job description while others will require an email to the department you are applying to.
  • Follow-Up Email: Once your application and CV have gone through the initial screening process you may receive a follow-up email inviting you to come in for one or more rounds of personal interviews.
  • Personal Interviews: Depending on the role you have applied for within the HSE, you may need to participate in several face-to-face interviews. These interviews will either be held one-on-one or before a hiring panel and include behavioural and competency-based questions.
  • Employment Exam: Regardless of the position you have applied for within the Department of Health you may be required to take a pre-hire entrance exam. The test or tests you will be required to take will be determined by the role you are pursuing within HSE. Your entrance exam may come before or after your personal interviews.
  • Offer of Employment: Once you have successfully passed each of the previous steps in the HSE recruitment process you will receive an offer of employment.
  • Garda Clearance: Prior to taking on any of the responsibilities necessary for fulfilling your new role within HSE, you will need to pass the Garda Clearance process.

Some roles may require participation in an assessment centre. During an assessment centre you will meet with many other applicants to participate in group role-plays, aptitude testing, and face-to-face interviews. Assessment centres make it easier for the HSE recruitment team to fills spot in their graduate and internship programmes.



HSE Ireland Cut-e & Saville Aptitude Tests

The purpose of assessment testing during the HSE recruitment process is to ensure that you possess the necessary skills and personality traits necessary for fulfilling a specific job’s responsibilities. The most common types of tests administered to applicants vying for available HSE jobs include those provided by Cut-e and Saville.

HSE Cut-e Assessments

Depending on the role you are pursuing, you may be asked to take one or more Cut-e assessments. JobTestPrep’s Cut-e-style PrepPacks™ include practice tests, study guides, and video tutorials for the following Cut-e assessments often used by HSE Ireland:


HSE Saville Assessments

You may also be asked to sit a variety of Saville assessments during the HSE recruitment process. Our exclusive Saville-style preparation materials include practice tests, study guides, and more for the following Saville tests know to be administered by the HSE:


HSE Psychometric Tests

Other assessments that you may be asked to complete during the HSE Ireland careers process may include:


Preparing for each of your pre-hire exams beforehand will give you a great advantage over applicants and boost your level of test-taking confidence. Surpass the other HSE job applicants to launch your career.

Gear up for the HSE hiring process with the guidance of JobTestPrep.


Ministerial Departments of Ireland
Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation Department of Children & Youth Affairs
Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht Department of Defence
Department of Education & Skills Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection Department of Finance
Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade Department of Health Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government
Department of Justice & Equality Department of Public Expenditure & Reform Department of Rural & Community Affairs
Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport Department of the Taoiseach -


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