Dún na nÓg Residential Social Care: Residential Social Care Workers (Full Time & Relief), Team Lead Social Care Workers & Aftercare Workers

Dún na nÓg has exciting Career Opportunities for:

Full Time Social Care Team Leaders, Social Care Workers and Social Care Relief Staff along with Aftercare Workers.

Our services in Dublin offer the successful applicants an excellent opportunity to join an exciting childcare facility, allowing them to play an active role in service development, while working within a structured and supportive team.

Welltree Model Of Care:

Dun na nOg are the only private residential service that has access to and are rolling out the Welltree Model of Care in the country. The Welltree model is informed by the national outcomes framework and the goal of this is that all young people are respected, protected and fulfilled, where their voices are heard and they are supported to achieve the maximum of their potential now and in the future. The Welltree model promotes and provides highly effective responses to meet the needs and address the risks that may be presented by traumatised young people. The approach respects each individual's gender, culture and beliefs and focuses on the development of healthy relationships which challenge and support young people without judging them. Personal accountability is accomplished through the provision of unconditional positive regard, honest and empathy.

If you think you have the appropriate knowledge, qualification and experience, are looking for a challenge, and would like to contribute your skills and expertise to building a safe and positive home for young people please make your application as outlined below.

Qualification Requirements:


  • Candidates must have a relevent qualification. At a minimum a B.A. in Social Care, Fetac Level 8, B.A. in Applied Social Studies, Social Work, Community Care, Clinical Psychology.
  • All other Candidates must have experience working with young people at risk in a residential care setting. 3 years post graduate experience for the Team Lead Role
  • Candidates must also have a deep commitment to children’s rights and child protection and enjoy working in a dynamic, challenging environment.


  • Experience working with young people with challenging behaviour, and in a therapeutic setting.
  • A full clean driving licence.

Dún na nÓg is committed to the ongoing development of staff through the provision of quality training, support and supervision. These positions offer an excellent opportunity for the right candidates to work within an exciting new and dynamic project.

Garda Vetting is a requirement for these positions

Location: Dublin & North Co. Dublin
Contract: Full time & Relief

Please send CV and cover letter to:
Email: patrick.murphy@dunnanog.ie

Closing date: Close of Business Friday 1/2/19


Dublin & North Co Dublin

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