The Anne Sullivan Centre: Vacancies

The Anne Sullivan Centre

Why work at the Anne Sullivan Centre?

We are a specialized and unique service that supports people who are deafblind:

  • 1:1 Staffing allows for highly individualised personcentred support.
  • Residential, day and community based services.
  • Full time, part time, waking night and relief contracts available.
  • Diverse staff, roles and experience.
  • Full multidisciplinary team.

We follow the dreams of those we support:

In the past year the people we support have:

  • Had the courage to take their first flight alone.
  • Participated in the Women's Mini Marathon
  • Holidayed in Wales, Edinburgh and London
  • Taken a helicopter ride over Dublin.
  • Started their own garden.

We invest in our staff's ongoing professional development.

This year we have provided staff with training in:

  • Irish Sign Language
  • Alternative and Augmented Communication systems
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)
  • Safe Administration of medication
  • Assisted Decision Making
  • Keyworking
  • Working with families.

With the support of our external CPD programme staff have achieved:

  • An MSc. in Communication and Deafblindness through the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
  • Practice Certificates in MultiElement Behaviour Support through the Callan Institute.
  • Level 7 Qualification in Multisensory Impairment through the University of Birmingham
  • CPD Certificates including Relational Trauma; Understanding Self Harm and Augmented Communication among others.

Other benefits include:

  • HIQA registered
  • A generous pension  company double staff contribution.
  • Paid training days.
  • 20 days certified sick pay
  • Person and family friendly organisation.
  • A culture of openness and collaboration

We currently have vacancies for the following positions:

  • Residential Support Worker / Healthcare Assistant (Full time) – Day shift
  • Residential Support Worker / Healthcare Assistant (Relief) – Day/night shifts
  • Day Services Support Worker – Day Shift: Maternity Cover Minimum 6 months

Please submit your CV and cover letter via email to by the closing date of 5pm on 30th August 2019.

Please see the attached job descriptions for more details:

The Anne Sullivan Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



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