Vacancies / careers

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


We currently have no job postings for adults with Down syndrome. 

Vacancies that will be posted have 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.


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 one vacancy available, please see below.



Senior Speech and Language Therapist – Naas

The Kildare branch of Down Syndrome Ireland is looking to contract a Senior Speech and Language Therapist on a part-time basis.

At present, they need a therapist to work one Saturday a fortnight, in their Naas venue.

If the caseload increases, additional hours may be available.

The successful candidate will need to be confident working with all age groups, with a solution-focused ethos.

For a more detailed job specification please contact, Anna Louise Broddle by email at

The closing date for CV and Cover Letter is the 4th of October, 2021.