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Work Placement at St. Joseph's

St. Joseph's Foundation is a non-profit organisation, provides services to children and adults with special needs, in the North Cork & South Limerick area.

At St. Joseph’s Foundation we welcome applications from people who would like to complete a work placement with us as part of the course they are attending.

Work placements are a way of finding out what it is like to work in the Foundation and learn about the people who avail of our services.  

It is a valuable experience for all involved and on many occasions those who take part apply for positions with us and are successful at interview and join our staff.

To be considered for a work placement you need to completed the work experience/ placement application form and Garda Clearance Form and return them to Monica O’Sullivan in the HR Department.

Garda Clearance can take a number of weeks so you need to apply a few months in advance of the start date of your placement as you will not be able to commence until the Foundation has received Garda Clearance for you.

TY Programme - Work Experience


St. Joseph's Foudation runs a TY Programme each year. This is currently on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions in place.

Our TY Programme gives participants an opportunity to gain work experience in a number of areas within St. Josephs' Foundation and we look forward to meeting you all.

We welcome applications from TY students to participate on the following weeks:

To be decided due to Covid-19 Pandemic. 

We would be delighted to receive your completed application. Please ensure to indicate in your application the week that you wish to participate in the programme. 

Please also complete Garda Vetting Application and if under 18 years, a completed Parental Consent Form.

We will make every effort to accomodate your preferred week. Please note we have a limited number of places for each week, so allocated places will be filled on a "first come" basis.

Get in Touch

Kathleen O'Callaghan. 
Human Resources Manager
St Joseph's Foundation
Tel: 063 89 252

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