Clarecare: Social Care Worker - Killaloe


We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Social Care Worker – 5 days per week – Killaloe

(immediate full-time, fixed term contract to expiry on 30/12/2022)

Clarecare Family Support Services are funded by TUSLA Child & Family Agency and offer a range of interventions to vulnerable children, including children subject to safety plans and/or open case to TUSLA.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver quality and innovative interventions to (a) children and youths in the community who may be the subject of child protection and welfare plans, and (b) children and young people identified as in need of support in relation to emotional and behaviour issues arising at home, school or in their community.

Essential requirements include:

  • A nationally recognised third level qualification to a minimum of Degree level in one of the following: Applied Social Studies in Social Care, Psychology or Social Work.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience working with disadvantaged or marginalised children/youths in their own home, residential and community settings.
  • Relevant experience of working with children/youths on a one to one basis to develop and implement individual support interventions which are based on best practice and evidence informed programmes focusing on issues such as developing social skills, building resilience, coping with loss/bereavement and managing behaviour and anxiety.

For full details of the position, please refer to the job description on:

Informal inquiries: please contact Laura O’Callaghan, Family Support Service on 086 – 1448961 or email:

To apply: Please send a full and up to date CV with cover letter clearly outlining why you would be a suitable candidate for this role to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021

Shortlisting for interview will apply on the basis of information submitted.

Clarecare is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
19th Jul, 2021
Co Clare
Expiry Date
3rd Aug, 2021