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WALK, a Leinster-based service provider for people with disabilities, has been providing community-based supports for over 50 years. Through its 16 models of support the organisation specialises in tailoring the types and supports it provides to suit the individual. Our focuses on engagement is in community settings; broadly in the areas of employment, training and community living. The organisation empowers people with disabilities to live self-determined lives in an equal and inclusive society. This means that people are facilitated to access any community facility that will support their life-time ambitions. At WALK we believe that every person who wants to work, have a job or a career, can do so. We know it is the person’s drive and ambitions that enables them to reach their goals, our role is as a facilitator in their journey. The people WALK supports enables us to work towards our vision, that is, of being an inclusive society where communities value and treat all people as equal citizens.

WALK is an innovative and dynamic organisation where change is rapid and constant. The organisation has achieved both national and international quality awards for high quality service delivery and human resource management.


We are currently recruiting for: 

Full and Part Time Social Care Worker Posts

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Full and Part-Time Social Care Workers - WALK Residential Services

At WALK, we strive to offer people with intellectual disabilities and autism the opportunity to live in a home of their choosing.

We are looking for full and part-time Social Care Workers to join our team. Hours are flexible across a seven day roster. Comprehensive core training is provided along with personal and professional development opportunities.

See full job description Social care worker job description 2019 002 (1).

Enquires may be made to Katie Prendergast, Team Coordinator by phone 01-4650388 or by email to katieprendergast@walk.ie

Applications by CV with ‘Social Care Worker’ in the subject line to recruitment@walk.ie by 25th October at 5pm.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 4th November in Dublin.

Relief Staff

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We hire on an ongoing basis for our Relief Panel.  

Please see here for Relief Advert

Hourly rate depends on qualifications and experience. 

If you would like to apply, send a CV and cover letter clearly stating ‘Relief Panel Application’ to recruitment@walk.ie

Community Connector - North Dublin 16 Hours Per week

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Part-Time Community Connector (Male)

At WALK, we strive to offer people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism the opportunity to live the life of their choosing.

WALK is interested in reaching out to committed individuals who want to make a real difference in the lives of others. As part of our growing development of supports we are now seeking a part time Male Community Connector to support a young man in his community (16 hours per week).

This role will be part of our range of Day Support programmes operating in Dublin and based largely in North Co Dublin with regular connections to other WALK services.

So, if you are up for a challenge and you are community oriented, person centred, patient yet persistent? This might interest you.

You will be supporting a man living in the North Dublin area whose interests include, cycling, nature, helping out in community groups and maybe learning new skills. He likes to be active but may need support and encouragement to get started sometimes.

If you believe you have the necessary enthusiasm, competencies and experience to bring to this role we would like to hear from you.

Please forward your letter of application outlining your suitability for the role, taking into account the criteria in the role description with your Curriculum Vitae by email only to recruitment@walk.ie reference CCWALK2.

The closing date will be 28th October 2019 and interviews will be held in Dublin in the week beginning 4th November.

See full job description Part time community connector (1)

Informal enquires by email can also be made to kevin.power@walk.ie

What we offer

There are many benefits to working at WALK.

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Scheme (operated by VHI)
  • Performance Development System
  • Dedicated learning and development plans
  • Up to 25 days Annual Leave.
  • Various leave types (conditions apply) marriage/civil partnership, paternity, compassionate, adoptive.
  • Paid maternity leave (conditions apply)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (conditions apply)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary 
  • Pension 7% Employers Contribution (subject to HSE funding)
  • Death in Service benefit of four times salary (conditions apply)
  • Further Education Scheme
  • Professional Subscriptions
  • Travel (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)

Our Address

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WALK Head Office, 1 Longmile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

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Contact Us

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Phone: +353 (0)1 465 03 88
Fax: +353 (0)1 460 78 99
Email: info@walk.ie

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WALK is a registered Charity. Charity number is CHY 10777. Companies Registration Number 322400. Registered Charity Number (CRA Number) 20028008
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WALK is the trading name for Walkinstown Association for People with an Intellectual Disability Limited. All rights reserved. © WALK 2015
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