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National recruitment campaign for Clerical Officer Grade III

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National recruitment campaign for Clerical Officer Grade III


Wednesday, February 08, 2017 




National recruitment campaign for Clerical Officer Grade III

Exciting new opportunity to work in a job supporting health and social care delivery in Ireland. 

This recruitment campaign is being run to create national panels for Clerical Officer, Grade III. The resulting panels will be used to fill vacancies for this grade nationwide in the HSE, Tusla and many publicly funded health and social care providers as they arise over the coming year(s).

If you are interested in working as a Clerical Officer, Grade III in the Irish public health or social care services now or in the future, you should consider applying for this campaign.

Closing Date: Tuesday 21st February 2017 at 3pm

Eligibility Criteria – Clerical Officer, Grade III Applicants must at the closing date possess:

1. Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc.

(i) Obtained at least grade D (or pass) in Higher or Ordinary Level in five subjects from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education established Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme or Leaving Certificate Applied..

Or

(ii) Passed an examination of at least equivalent standard

Or

(iii) Satisfactory relevant experience which encompasses demonstrable equivalent skills

2. Age

Age restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions), Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age on the first day of the month in which the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office occurs.

3. Health

A candidates for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.

4. Character

Each candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character. HBS Recruit provide recruitment services to the HSE, Tusla and many publicly funded health and social care providers from advertisement to appointment stage. We recruit for the majority of roles, grades and disciplines of staff. This includes medical / dental, allied health professionals, nursing, other patient and client care, support staff and management and administration roles.

Application Details

Ref: NRS04696 – Clerical Officer, Grade III - Candidate Information Pack

This document outlines all stages of the recruitment process, what you need to do to apply, what you can expect and when we expect it will happen from beginning to end. It outlines the regulations under which the recruitment campaign will run, what is required from you and in what format.

You may need to refer to this document a number of times throughout this process. It is recommended that you take the time to carefully read through this document which will help you understand how this process works.

There are several stages within this recruitment process, which are staggered over a number of weeks / months:

Stage 1 - Complete an initial On-Line Application Form. This should take you no longer than 5 minutes to complete. There are a number of things you might like to think about before submitting an application such as:

  • If you would like to work as a Clerical Officer, Grade III. You can read the job specification to establish if you would like this type of a role (job) in a public health or social care setting
  •  Think about what location you would like to work in e.g. I would like to work in Donegal, I would like to work in Cork, I would like to work in Dublin anywhere north of the Liffey – there are a list of areas and you can pick two.

More information is available on stage 1 further on in this document.

Stage 2 - On-Line Assessment. Everybody who submits an application will be invited to complete an On-Line Assessment. More information is available on Stage 2 further on in this document

Stage 3 – A Competency Based Application Form as vacancies occur in the different geographic areas will be issued to applicants with the highest results from the On-Line Assessment in Stage 2. You will be notified if / when you are to complete a competency based application form.

Stage 4 – Competency Based Interview, all applicants who completed Stage 3 and have the relevant qualification or experience (eligibility criteria) will be invited to interview. You will be notified if / when you are to being invited to interview. Please be assured that throughout the various stages we will send you text and email alerts to let you know or to remind you about what is happening next and what you have to do.

Please note: this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on publicjobs.ie - See Public Jobs here for details of this campaign, or to register for alerts regarding other upcoming vacancies.

HBS Recruit provide recruitment services to the HSE, Tusla and many publicly funded health and social care providers from advertisement to appointment stage. HBS recruit for the majority of roles, grades and disciplines of staff. This includes medical / dental, allied health professionals, nursing, other patient and client care, support staff and management and administration roles.

The CareersPortal Team