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Fresh Start Residential Services

Social Care Workers – Full-time

Social Care Workers are tasked with forming and sustaining appropriate relationships with children and young people resident in the centre. The role includes being an advocate for children and young people, teaching new skills and assisting children and young people in their day-to-day living.


  • Candidates must have, at a minimum, a B.A. in Social Care or the equivalent in a related discipline.
  • The ideal candidate is required to work within both National and Company Policy.

Social Care Workers – Relief

We are actively looking to expand our Relief Social Care Worker Panel.  Our Relief Social Care Workers are an integral part of our service and will receive all necessary training and supports.


The required candidate should hold numerous skills and attributes, including but not limited to:

  • Have the ability to form and sustain appropriate relationships with children and young people;
  • Be empathic and non-judgemental;
  • Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Be knowledgeable of the relevant legislation pertaining to Residential Childcare;
  • Have an understanding of the National Standards and Principles that govern Residential Childcare;
  • Be prepared to work shifts and/or weekends as part of a roster.

If you have acquired the appropriate qualifications, knowledge and experience, and are seeking a new challenge, please make your application via our website (, or alternatively you can request an Application Form and Job Description, citing the Job Reference, to

Please quote Job Reference SCWFS0418 on all correspondence relating to this post.

We are also actively recruiting for a Deputy House Manager for our Residential Centre in Carlow.  For this role, you must have a Degree in Social Care or equivalent, plus 4 years Post Qualification experience in Residential Care or a related discipline.  The Deputy House Manager is pivotal to the day to day operation and governance of the centre and will work closely with the House Manager to ensure quality care provision.  A Job Description is available upon request from

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the Application Form and return along with an up to date CV via the website or by email to, citing Job Reference DHM0118.


Please note that due to the large volume of Applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all.  However, please be assured that your Application will be reviewed and processed accordingly.

We also accept Student Placements in 3rd Year of their Social Care qualification. All student applications received will be reviewed by our Senior Management Team.

To apply, please download & complete the application form then attach it to the contact form below

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