Vacancies / careers

This page features job opportunities within Down Syndrome Ireland and for adults with Down syndrome.

 

We have some exciting job offers for adults with Down syndrome. 

These vacancies has been secured through Down Syndrome Ireland’s Ability Programme, which provides people with Down syndrome access to meaningful employment opportunities.
Ability is co-financed by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

 

House Limerick

We are looking for an Adult with Down syndrome to take on the following roles at House Limerick.

Role: Back of Bar Staff or Floor Tender

Location: House Limerick (Howley’s Quay, Limerick)

Times/Days: 10 hours per week. 2 x 5 hour days (days are flexible)

Jobs include (Please note that both roles are mixed below and will be split):

  • Attend to all guest requests
  • Set tables ready for next guests, clear away any used items
  • Clean & stock work stations 
  • Polish cutlery, glasses and chinaware.
  • Follow and complete any instructions given to you by your Manager/s or leaders 
  • Ensure stock is available and presented neat and tidy 
  • Ensure all shelves are stocked 
  • Ensure all non-drink supplies (lemons, mint, ice, straws, glasses etc) are in place
  • Store stock 
  • Cleaning Cellar / Store area

 

Please email your CV or application form to Aoife Gaffney, Head of Employment at  aoife@downsyndrome.ie no later than the 24th of January or by post:

Aoife Gaffney – Head of Employment

Down Syndrome Ireland 
Unit 3 Parkway House, 
Western Parkway Business Park,
Ballymount Drive, 
Dublin 12. 
D12 HP70

 


Amber Grill

We are looking for an Adult with Down syndrome to take on the following role.
 
Job Title: Restaurant Assistant
 
Hours/Days: 11 am – 2 p, x 3 days per week (days flexible)
 
Duties include:
  • Remove and fold clothes and workwear taken from dryer and store 
  • Remove washing machine load and put it in the dryer. Set the dryer on.
  • Stock up the drinks fridge
  • Stamp the various bags packaging
  • Stamp the various box packaging
  • Make milkshakes with various flavours
  • Dishwashing using a commercial dishwasher 
  • Clean shelves and worktops
  • Brush and mop floors
  • Customer service
 
Please email your CV or application form to Mary Frances O’Dwyer at modwyer@downsyndrome.ie no later than the 24th January 2020 or by post to:

Mary Frances O’Dwyer

Down Syndrome Ireland 
Unit 3 Parkway House, 
Western Parkway Business Park,
Ballymount Drive, 
Dublin 12. 
D12 HP70

 
 

Office Admin Assistant at Dublin City University

We are looking for an Adult with Down syndrome to take on the following role.

Job Title: Office Admin Assistant

Location: DCU

Days/Hours: 3 days (Mon, Tues, Thurs) 10 am – 1 pm

 Roles:

  • Collect registered post
  • Collect & return contracts to HR
  • Stuff & label envelopes (for mass mailouts) with the team
  • Help with assessment days
  • Boxing up & sending class equipment
  • Helping with students
  • Overseeing stationery orders
  • Photocopying
  • Ensuring printer is fully stocked
  • Training room set up
  • Meet & greet

 

Please email your CV to aoife@downsyndrome.ie no later than the 31st of November or by post to:

Aoife Gaffney – Head of Employment

Down Syndrome Ireland 
Unit 3 Parkway House, 
Western Parkway Business Park,
Ballymount Drive, 
Dublin 12. 
D12 HP70

 

Interviews will be held late in December, with a view to beginning employment in January 2020.

 

 


 

Down Syndrome Ireland Job Postings

 

Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) is the national charity for people with Down syndrome and their families in Ireland, supporting over 3,500 members across 25 branches nationwide. We are working to achieve an optimal quality of life for people with Down syndrome, as equally valued, independent citizens.  

 

We currently have no vacancies at this time.