Many people can work in childcare in families in Ireland

Cara International is welcoming applications for live-in and lives out positions nationwide from applicants who have legal rights to work in families. We will be doing so under Government guidance. Cara International welcomes Irish and non-Irish alike who have legal rights to work in Ireland and want to work in Irish families including Early Years, Social Care participants in Ireland. For more information on visa and legal right to work in Ireland see here.

Why work in childcare in families in Ireland

  • You get paid at least the minimum wage
  • Your PRSI is paid for
  • If living in, you have accommodation available for free or at a reasonable rate
  • You gain life experience
  • You gain training
  • You gain parenting skills which assist in your future life

Caring for children in families is an important role and vetting is required

  • Complete application
  • References
  • Police check (if available)
  • Medical check (if available)
  • Declaration of 14 days isolation, post-return to Ireland
  • ID
  • Proof of legal right to work in Ireland

Please apply here or email for more information

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