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Business Support Officer – Placements (Maternity cover).

Fostering First Ireland (FFI) is a leading independent fostering agency working in partnership with the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) in Ireland. Since being founded in May 2005, we have developed a reputation for providing fully compliant, carefully matched and well supported foster placements. This means that, with the support of our fully qualified and experienced staff, our foster carers can meet the needs of the children and young people in their care.

If you want to be part of a global company that is making a difference and changing lives, FFI may be the place for you.

For full job description please click here and to download an application form, please click here.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the post, contact Dean Shannon, Placements and Marketing Manager on 01-8982330 or at


Assessing Social Worker

Due to continued growth FFI wish to recruit self-employed, sessional fostering assessors on an ‘as and when required’ basis in the Dublin, Meath, Wexford, Limerick and surrounding areas.

Fostering First Ireland (FFI) is a dynamic non-statutory foster care agency working in partnership with Tusla providing high quality and innovative family placements for children in care.

FFI are seeking to recruit to assessors on a self-employed contractual basis. Experience in fostering and writing fostering assessment reports would be beneficial.

You must be accredited as a social worker by CORU having obtained the NQSW or an equivalent qualification to work in the Republic of Ireland.

FFI offer a competitive fee per assessment, and a mileage allowance.  FFI also offer practical assistance and supervision during the assessment process.

Please forward your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to

For an informal discussion please contact Fiona Power, Assessment Co-Ordinator on 0861805783

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