Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

    

        

Tusla is committed to a vision of families and communities that are empowered to keep children safe and nurtured. We are dedicated to working in partnership with children, families and communities to ensure that children are supported, protected, and connected to people who can safeguard and promote their wellbeing. 

Tusla is growing to deliver on this vision. We are working to ensure that our staff and leaders are supported and empowered to continuously learn and improve so that children, families and communities across Ireland will benefit from our service.

Tusla is looking for people who embody our values and behaviours of trust, kindness, respect, and empowerment. Together we want to build an organisation that is honest, truthful and responsible; that shows care and compassion; that treats people with dignity and fairness; and an organisation that is willing to go the extra mile to help someone achieve their best.

If you would like to join us on this journey and make a difference in the lives of children, families and communities across Ireland please submit your application below to our Corporate Services Graduate Programme.

 

  What we Offer as your Employer of Choice

 
  1. 12month contract of Employment with the possibility of permanency
  2. Salary Scale €29,249 - €46,968
  3. Paid Holidays of 28 days
  4. Mentoring and Peer Support
 

 

  • Hybrid Working
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Family Friendly Working Policies
  • Health Services Credit Union
  • Flu Vaccinations at work
  • Cycle to Work
  • Tax Saver Commuter Schemes
  • Tusla Health, Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programme
  
  • Employee Assistance and Counselling Service
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Health Promotion
  • Wellbeing Ambassadors
  • Health & Wellbeing Bulletins
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Health Benefits Portal



  Who can apply 

Applications are now open for applicants who on the closing date for the competition:

 

Have graduated with at least a second class honour / merit in a degree (Level 7 or higher) on the National Framework of Qualifications in 2021 or 2022.

OR

Expect to graduate or to have received final year results with at least a second class honour/ merit in a degree (Level 7 or higher) on the National Framework of Qualifications by December 2022.

AND

Possess the requisite knowledge and ability, including a high standard of suitability and management ability, for the proper discharge of the office - see job specification

 

  Application Process

*Click here for competency based interview guidelines



  Step 1 - Complete the online application form by clicking below

                                                                           


  Step 2 - MS Teams Competency Based Interview


  Step 3 - Formal Offer

*Click here for competency based interview guidelines – link to candidate guidelines

 

 Frequently Asked Questions:

1

 

Where can I apply for this campaign?

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

2

 

Where can I find out more information about Graduate Opportunities in Tusla?

 

If you would like to speak to someone directly regarding a query, you can email tuslagraduate@tusla.ie and a member of the team will get back to you.

3

 

When will interviews take place?

 

Immediately - You will receive at least one weeks' notice of your interview time and date.

4

 

When should I expect to commence employment if I am successful at interview?

 

The hiring process (onboarding and pre recruitment checks) will be managed efficiently by dedicated Tusla Recruit Graduate team however, we will need your commitment and support to achieve these quick timelines. We would encourage students to get ahead of this and organise the documents required so they are ready to go once a post has been formally accepted.

5

 

Do I need to be available immediately to start in a job once formally offered?

 

Yes, these posts must be filled urgently.

6

 

Can you tell me more about the recruitment process?

 

Interview

This will consist of a competency based interview that will take place after you have submitted your application. Once you pass your competency based interview you will then receive an order of merit which is based on your results from interview.

Onboarding

You will be liaising with the Tusla Recruit team and they will create a file for you with all of your paperwork. This will include – 3 references, occupational health assessment, Garda Vetting checks, birth cert, copy of your qualifications, visa and police clearance if necessary.

Contract

Once all clearances from the onboarding stage have been completed and approved we will then agree your start date and issue you with a contract outlining your terms of employment with Tusla Child and Family Agency.

7

 

Are there jobs available all over Ireland?

 

No, all of these jobs are based in Tusla Corporate Offices, Brunel Building, Heuston South Quarter, Dublin 8

8

 

Are the jobs available only 12month contracts?

 

Yes, they are 12month contracts with the possibility of permanency.

9

 

Can I apply for more than one department on my application?

 

Yes, you can put them in order of preference. 1 being your first choice etc.

Corporate Services:

  • Corporate Business Functions
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • HR
  • ICT

10

 

Is hybrid working available for these positions?

 

Yes, details of this can be discussed with your line manager in line with service needs

WEBSITE BY CREATIVE INC & Kooba Web Design Dublin