shdale Care Ireland are seeking a Social Care Leader to join our community of care to provide a Supervisory role with starting salary from €38,546 plus a sleep-in allowance of up to €8,000!

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


What you will get in return
Starting salary of €38,546 with a sleep in allowance of up to €8,000 per annum. That’s a total package of up to €46,546!

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


Excellent career development opportunities include

Accelerated Social Care Leader Programmes
Management Training Programmes
Annual performance appraisal review
Internal and external pastoral support services
First access to posts in our exciting new services


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

  • 3 years relevant experience working with children/young people from challenging backgrounds
  • Successfully completed Key working roles (or equivalent) for a minimum of 6 months
  • Up to date knowledge of legislation surrounding Residential Childcare and Safeguarding
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working with a range of professionals in the industry
  • Ability to deliver reports and meet deadlines
  • Full driving licence
  • Flexible approach to meet business needs


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)

‘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.