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.
Tusla promotes equality, values diversity and works on creating an inclusive workforce and we would like you to join us on this journey and make a difference in the lives of children, families and communities across Ireland. We actively encourage and support candidates with disabilities to please submit your application below to our Corporate Services Graduate Recruitment for Graduates with Disabilities.
Applicants must by the closing date of application must be graduates with a disability as defined in the Disability Act 2005, i.e. “a substantial restriction in the capacity of the person to carry on a profession, business or occupation in the State or to participate in social or cultural life in the State by reason of an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment”, and have the following:
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.
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.
Possess the requisite knowledge for the proper discharge of the office - see job specification
*Click here for competency based interview guidelines
Step 1 - Complete the online application form by clicking below
Step 3 - Formal Offer
*Click here for competency based interview guidelines – link to candidate guidelines
Where can I apply for this campaign?
Where can I find out more information about Graduate Opportunities in Tusla for candidates with Disabilities?
If you would like to talk about your application or any accommodations that may be of benefit during the recruitment process, please contact:
Magda Basinska - firstname.lastname@example.org / 0871517513 - Accessibility Champion, Tusla Recruit
When will interviews take place?
Immediately - You will receive at least one weeks' notice of your interview time and date.
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.
Do I need to be available immediately to start in a job once formally offered?
Yes, these posts must be filled urgently.
Can you tell me more about the recruitment process?
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.
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.
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.
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
Are the jobs available only 12month contracts?
Yes, they are 12month contracts with the possibility of permanency.
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.
Is hybrid working available for these positions?
Yes, details of this can be discussed with your line manager in line with service needs