Aspire Plus: Family Contact Support Workers

Family Contact Support Workers

Exciting new job opportunity

We are currently recruiting for the positions of fostering support and family contact support workers nationwide.

Aspire Plus is a new and innovative service, developing robust support for the delivery of meaningful and high-quality fostering support and family contact support.

The position of Family Contact Support Worker will be supported by bespoke role specific training run by

  • Dr Ben Grey, Co-director of the Cambridge Centre for attachment.
  • Dr. Helen Gogarty, one of the country’s leading Attachment Therapists.
  • Orla Ryan, Attachment Consultant, Guardian ad Litem and Social Worker.


  • A qualification at degree level on the National Framework of Qualifications in Social Care, Social Work, Psychology or Youth Work (or other relevant discipline).
  • Current full clean drivers licence.
  • Complete Garda Vetting on application.
  • Client focus, compassion and empathy are essential to the role
  • Team work as well as flexibility and the ability to work off one’s own initiative are vital.
  • Must be available to attend training on 24th, 25th and 31st of January and 1st of February, 2019.
  • Further Information regarding training on receipt of application.

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