Ashdale Care Ireland are the leading provider of therapeutic residential care for children in Ireland. Join our expanding team as we continue to grow everyday!


What you will get in return

Competitive Pay scales for Residential Social Care Workers, starting in excess of €32,255 plus a sleep in allowance, bringing the total package up to €40,255.

As well as competitive pay scales, our benefits package includes:

  • Exceptional Training Opportunities both internal and external
  • Income protection
  • Competitive Annual Leave entitlements
  • Employee Pension Scheme
  • Accelerated Social Care Leader Programme
  • Management Training Programme
  • Annual Appraisals
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Staff Care
  • First Access to career opportunities as we continue to grow our services throughout Ireland


About us

Ashdale Care provide residential homes situated in peaceful, countryside locations. We are expanding our Ashdale family and are excited to welcome new staff to our fantastic team!


The Person

  • Ability to work in regulated activity, care for and supervise young persons
  • Flexible – willing and able to adapt to changing circumstances, shift patterns and expectations
  • Full clean driving license


Qualifications Required

Level 7 qualification (degree) or above in one of the following:

  • Social Care
  • Social Work
  • Health and Social
  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Youth & Community
  • Teaching
  • Nursing
  • Social Science
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Counselling / Psychotherapy
  • Family Support
  • Disability Studies
  • Applied Behavioural Analysis
  • Early Years Care

Level 8 qualification (Honours degree) or above in one of the following:

  • Psychology

Other qualifications:

  • Higher Certificate in Custodial Care (Irish Prison Service)

The Role
Job Title: Residential Social Care Worker – Full Time / Part Time / Bank
Reports to: Home Manager
Location: County Cavan
Duties: To work as a member of a residential team to create a safe and caring environment which meets the individual and group needs of the young people who live in our homes. Working in accordance with relevant childcare legislation, national standards and Ashdale Care (Ireland) Ltd Policies and Procedures.

‘My aspirations are to reach even more young people and to continue to transform lives and transcend care as we know it.

Our young people are the future. Their journey will shape that future.’ Paula Kane, CEO, Ashdale Care Ireland

There is a physical element to this role and therefore a medical questionnaire forms part of the pre-employment checks.

Criminal disclosure information will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. A copy of our policy on recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request. Offer of employment is subject to relevant police vetting checks such as Garda vetting/Access NI and reference checks. Further police vetting checks will be necessary for those who reside / have resided outside the Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland.