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.

 

Office Assistant at Unilever

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

Role: Office Assistant 

Location: Unilever (Citywest, Dublin)

Times/Days: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10am-1pm

A list of possible jobs include:

  • Setting up for meetings and cleaning up following
  • Observing for presentable office space, with attention for any hazardous situations as well
  • Assisting Facilities management team with general office tasks
  • Refilling fruit bowls in the office
  • Organising meeting rooms cables and equipment
  • General admin work for the marketing team
  • Delivering mail to desks or cubbies

 

Skills Required:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to work part of a team as well as individually
  • Able to use Microsoft office is an advantage
  • Passion for things being organised and ‘as they should be

 

Please email your CV to aoife@downsyndrome.ie no later than the 25th of November 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

 


Radisson Hotel Athlone

We are looking for an Adult with Down syndrome to take on the following role.
 
Job Title: Breakfast/Restaurant Assistant
 
Hours/Days: 4 Hours per day, 2-3 days per week, morning times (days flexible)
 
Job Roles would include:
  • Ensuring breakfast supplies are full
  • Serving hotel guests 
  • Tea & coffee
  • Clearing tables
  • Polishing cutlery
  • Setting up for lunch
  • Teamwork
 
If you are interested please email your CV to aoife@downsyndrome.ie no later than the 29th 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

 
We hope to get a suitable person started in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone before Christmas.
 

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.