Career Opportunities with St. Bernard’s Children’s Services

November 2022

Closing date for submission is 5pm on 28th November 2022.

About us:

St. Bernard’s is a voluntary therapeutic children’s service which provides a unique and dedicated service to children in residential and foster care.

We are expanding our service and will be opening a new children’s residential centre in early 2023. This centre will provide therapeutic residential care for children under 12 years of age and will be based in Fethard, Co. Tipperary.

We are looking for enthusiastic, competent, and energetic staff to join us in the task of providing therapeutic care to children. We are looking to recruit

1 Social Care Manager- Full-time, Permanent Contract

1 Deputy Social Care Manager – Full-time, Permanent Contract

Social Care Leaders- Full-time, Permanent Contract

Social Care Workers-Fulltime & Relief, Permanent Contract

St. Bernard’s is committed to the ongoing development of staff through the provision of quality training, support, and supervision. These positions offer an excellent opportunity for the right candidates to work for a well-established therapeutic centre in Ireland.

What we offer:

· Excellent rate of pay (HSE rates) applies, plus premium payments for unsocial hours. (Sunday & Bank Holidays; Sleep-over allowance; Saturday allowance and waking nights premium).

· Personal Development and Training opportunities

· Pensionable positions

Job descriptions and personal specifications will provide the essential and desirable criteria required for all posts advertised.

Qualification Criteria:

A qualification of Level 7 or Level 8 (dependent on role applying for) on the National Framework of Qualifications in Social Care. Qualifications considered as a related and a relevant field:  Degree in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Youth and Community Work, Social Work and Social Sciences. Please consult Job Descriptions for further information.


All applicants should provide a C.V. and a cover letter, outlining the position(s) for which they are applying.


Send to: Director of Services, St. Bernard’s Children’s Services, Rocklow Road, Fethard, Co. Tipperary or by email to


Closing date for submission is 5pm on 28th November 2022.

Shortlisting of applicants will apply


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