Pre School Childcare Assistant Ref EIJB0031 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for over 5,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


Pre School Childcare Assistant Ref EIJB0031

Location: Dublin
Contract Type: Specified Purpose

We have an exciting opportunity for a Childcare Worker, based in our Dublin Services for a maternity leave  contract.

The Role: To work as part of the multidisciplinary team providing services to children and families within the service.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities

  • To assist with therapy programmes within the preschool
  • To assist with preschool programmes
  • To establish, provide and monitor childrens's learning programmes
  • To keep up to date records on client interventions and progress as required by management.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria:


  •  Full FETAC Level 5 qualification in childcare, special needs or equivalent recognised qualification in childcare studies or social studies
  •  Minimum of 1 years’ experience working with young children 0-6 years.
  •  Experience of carrying out preschool learning programmes.

Desirable Criteria:


  •  1 years’ experience working with young children (2-5 years) with a physical disability.
  •  Experience of carrying out therapy programmes.
  •  Experience working in an integrated setting.

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.

Please download person specification, job description and application form below and forward completed applications to Caroline Gannon/Karen Tracey by email to

Closing date for applications   11 January 2018 at noon.
Interview date:  19 January 2018.
Please note: CV’s will not be accepted, only Enable Ireland Application Forms.

A panel may be formed for similar vacancies that may arise within the next 12 months.

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position.  Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment


Related Resources

2017.12.05 Childcare Worker Job Description

2017.12.05 Childcare Worker Person Specification

Employment Application Form