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Irish Tax Institute

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370 New jobs announced with Bluebird Care

The homecare provider will be recruiting for its 26 locations around the country

Homecare provider Bluebird Care is to grow its home care team by a fifth. The company has today announced plans for the creation of 370 new jobs.

The jobs will be available across the country, with recruitment set to begin in the coming weeks for various roles including Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants.

Recruitment events will take place in Galway, Wexford and Dublin.

Bluebird Care  has 26 offices across the country, serving Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary, Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Kerry, Wicklow, Donegal, Leitrim, Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow, Longford, Westmeath, Roscommon, Cavan, Monaghan, Louth, Meath, Clare, Kildare, Laois, Offaly and Wexford. The company currently employs almost 1,000 people nationwide and is committed to on-going training and development with all staff achieving FETAC level 5 awards in relevant subjects. 

Details of all current opportunities with Bluebird Care are available here.

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