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Do you want a job that helps you make a positive impact on someone’s life?

Vision & Mission

Our Vision is of a society in which everyone, across the world, has a place to call home and a stake in their community.

Our Mission is to end homelessness and change the lives of those affected by it.

Our Values

  • We celebrate the potential of people.
  • We put our words into action.
  • We aim to take a wider role in civil society.
  • We believe in rights and responsibilities.

A Job with Purpose

Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We strive to empower our service users to make informed choices and decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations. Depaul is an equal opportunities employer.

Why Work With Us

If you choose to work for Depaul we offer:

Comprehensive induction: You are provided with a robust, bespoke induction programme. Depaul’s Building Blocks and six month Induction framework will equip you with the knowledge and tools to be successful in your role.

We keep you informed: Our Annual Conference is a celebration for all staff in Depaul to meet and acknowledge the hard work and successes achieved throughout the year. Highlights include Team of the Year, Staff Member of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

Support: We have a supervision model that means you will receive one to one time with your line manager on a 4-6 week basis. This takes a holistic approach; it is not just about supporting you to reach your goals and potential, it is also about your well-being. It is encouraged to be a two way process, so you have opportunity to feedback to your manager about how supported you feel.

Genuine development opportunities: A clear path to progress your career with Depaul from Relief to Management, with all of the tools and support provided along the way.

Exciting Learning and Development initiatives: we have an extensive suite of learning opportunities which staff can avail of, here are just a few:

  • Vincentian Values in Leadership course, this involves travel to meet the Depaul International family in France and the UK
  • Emerging Leaders, supporting learners that would like to develop their leadership skills and to progress to a management role.
  • Management Essentials, QQI Level 6 accreditation providing wrap around support for Depaul managers to excel
  • Online learning resources within Depaul’s bespoke online learning platform, the Hub
  • Mentor Programme
  • Mandatory health and safety training including, MAPA, Health and Safety, Child Protection, Fire Safety and First Aid.

Our Graduate Programme

Are you a passionate, driven graduate seeking to make a lasting impact in the field of social care? Depaul invites you to embark on a rewarding journey with our Graduate Support Worker role, which offers not only the chance to create positive social change but also to build a fulfilling, long-term career with us.

Our Graduate Programme Offers:

  • Structured Professional Development: Depaul’s graduate programme provides a carefully designed professional development path in social care. We're committed to nurturing your growth and helping you achieve your career aspirations within Depaul.
  • Diverse Experience: Graduates will gain invaluable 12 months of well-rounded experience, perfectly complementing their academic qualifications. You'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a variety of Depaul Services, giving you a comprehensive understanding of our mission and operations.
  • Fast-Track Learning: The 12-month graduate programme is designed as a fast track to equip motivated candidates with hands-on experience in our dynamic, fast-paced organisation. You'll be at the forefront of our mission to make a difference in the lives of marginalised individuals and families.
  • Rounded Experience: Throughout the programme, you will engage with both our accommodation and community-based services. This comprehensive exposure will prepare you for a well-rounded career with Depaul and empower you with the skills and values needed to become an experienced long-term employee.

At Depaul, we believe that our graduate programme is not just a job opportunity; it's a transformative experience that sets the stage for a meaningful career. We're committed to helping you reach your full potential and making a real difference in the world.

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