Orchard Fostering: Fostering Social Worker

Fostering Social Worker

Orchard Fostering is an Irish company established in 2008 that provides fostering and supported lodging services to children and young people who are referred to its service by TUSLA. Orchard Fostering is committed to service excellence and ensuring the best outcomes for children and young people in its care.

We currently have an opportunity for a Fostering Social Worker to join our team to support our service. The post holder will report directly to the Social Work Team Leader and work closely with both the social care and social work teams.

The role is based at our offices in Park West Dublin 12 and will involve travel to foster care homes. The role is fulltime (35 hours per week) and attracts a competitive salary package depending on experience and qualifications (details available on application).

Key Criteria

  • Must have a professional qualification in social work i.e. CQSW, Masters in Social work or equivalent qualification validated in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience, previous experience in the foster care field is desirable but not mandatory
  • Must have a clean driver’s license and use of a car

Please see attached Job Description for further details.

To apply please submit a CV to Principal Social Worker, Jennifer Sinnott at Jennifer@Orchardfostering.ie by 22nd March 2019. For any informal enquiries about the role please contact Orchard Fostering at 01-6275713.


Dublin 12

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