Current Vacancies

Respond is a leading Approved Housing Body and a service provider working across Ireland for almost 40 years. We are growing rapidly in response to the housing crisis and are now looking for the right person who has the passion and skills to help us realise our vision. 

Our vision is that every family and individual in Ireland will have high-quality housing as part of a vibrant and caring community. This means working proactively with partners to create sustainable and vibrant communities where people want to live.


Full-Time Compliance Officer and Administration Support 

Location: Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Terms: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract – Monday to Friday – 39 hours per week

Job Purpose: The purpose of the role is to support the Head of Compliance and National Compliance Manager (NCM) in the efficient running of the office. Providing administrative support to the Head of the Compliance/NCM as well as liaising with all levels within the organisation as part of the implementation of the Compliance, Risk, Data Protection, and Quality Assurance Frameworks. The successful applicant will have experience in office administration, report writing, policy drafting, and coordination of events, diaries, and managing project administrative tasks as required in a professional environment. They will possess strong communication, attention to detail, and organisational skills.

The successful candidate is required to have the following:

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in legal/and or a business-related discipline
  • Strong skillset (intermediate level) with respect to MS Office Suite, in particular, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Experience in using various IT Systems to support reporting and monitoring of related projects
  • Proven record of delivery against challenging targets and effective relationship management.
  • Developing and successfully managing relationships with peers, management, and external stakeholders.
  • Exemplary communication abilities and capacity to relate to people at all levels.
  • Excellent influencing with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with competing demands with good attention to detail.

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Please send a CV and a covering letter to recruit@respond.ie before closing of business Monday, 7th December 2020.


Full-Time IT Helpdesk Officer   

Location: Waterford

Reporting to: IT Manager

Terms: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract – Monday to Friday – 39 hours per week

Job Purpose: To support the existing hardware, software, and communication systems and the deployment of new technologies.

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Please send a CV and a covering letter to recruit@respond.ie before closing of business Monday, 7th December 2020.


Early Years Practitioner (AIM Support)

Location: Acorns Early Year’s Centre, Lisduggan, Waterford City

Reporting to: Early Years Childcare Manager

Terms:15 hours per week Mon-Fri

Job Purpose: To act as a positive role model and be responsible for the delivery and implementation of a high-quality play-based curriculum under the guidance of the national quality frameworks Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors.

The successful candidate is required to have the following:

  • A minimum of FETAC Level 5 in Early Years Education
  • One-year post-paid qualification experience of working in an early- years setting
  • Strong understanding and experience in Early Childhood Education

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Please send a CV and a covering letter to Lorraine@ recruit@respond.ie before closing of business Friday, 4th December 2020.


Contact Worker

Location: Firhouse Homeless Service, Firhouse, Dublin 24

Reporting to: The Service Manager

Terms: Fixed-term Contract – 40 Hours (Flexible Mon to Sun)

Job Purpose: To ensure the efficient operation of the service while on duty and to provide support to the families living in the service.

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Please send a cv and covering letter to Lorraine@ recruit@respond.ie before closing of business Friday, 27th November 2020.


Relief Support Worker

Location: Suaimhneas Homeless Service, Limerick

Reporting to: Suaimhneas Homeless Service Manager

Terms: Relief Contract

Job Purpose: To ensure the efficient operation of the service while on duty and to provide support to the families living in the service

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Please send a cv and covering letter to recruit@respond.ie before closing of business Friday, 27th November 2020.


Early Years Practitioner – Various Locations 

  • Oakfield Close Mallow, Co Cork
  • Daphne View, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
  • Stepping Stones, Drogheda, Co Louth
  • Ard an Ghleanna, Tramore, Co Waterford
  • Ard Mor, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Reporting to: Centre Manager

Terms: 20 Hours per week Mornings – 6-month contracts

Location: Various

Job Purpose: To act as a positive role model and be responsible for the delivery and implementation of a high-quality play-based curriculum under the guidance of the national quality frameworks Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of FETAC Level 5 in Early Years Education
  • One-year post-paid qualification experience of working in an early- years setting
  • Strong understanding and experience in Early Childhood Education

Applications will be short-listed based on the information supplied in the Curriculum Vitae and a panel may be formed from which future vacancies will be filled. 

Please send cv and covering letter to recruit@respond.ie before close of business 30th November 2020.