Compass Fostering Services: Principal Social Worker

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Fostering Services

Job Title: Principal Social Worker

Job Category: Full Time
Department: Compass Fostering Services
Job Code: 13102020
Location: Mid-West Region
Position Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable, based on experience
Date posted: 13/10/2020
Closing date: 20/10/2020

Applications Accepted By:


Colin Scanlan
Fostering Services Manager,
Compass Fostering Services,
8A Convent Hill,
Co Clare. V94 KTY2

For informal enquiries:
Compass Fostering Services
061 622040 (Option 1)

As part of the continuous growth and development of Compass Fostering Service, we are currently hiring for the position of Principal Social Worker. This role will require the successful candidate to have a high level of responsibility and he/she will have direct line management to the Fostering Services Manager. The Principal Social Worker will lead the Social Work department forward in Compass Fostering Services while also being aware of the strategical goals and work collectively with the relevant stake holders to achieve desired outcomes.

The ideal candidate is someone who has at least 5 years Social Work management experience as either a Social Work Team Leader, Senior Social Worker or Principal Social Worker. All applicants for this position should hold a Professional Social Work Qualification and hold a full clean driving license.

This is a full time permanent position with the expectation that the role will be filled before the end of this year (2020).

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please read the job description (See attached) provided.

Applications by way of CV with the accompanied application form (See attached) to

Closing date for this position is 20th October 2020

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Job Description 69.46 KB
Application Form 68.1 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
13th Oct, 2020
Expiry Date
20th Oct, 2020