At Castlecare we employ over 450 people in a variety of locations across the country.

In addition to care staff, we employ teachers, domestic staff, maintenance staff and administration staff.

As well as expecting all our care staff to gain at very least the Level 3 Diploma in Child Care, we provide every employee the opportunity to gain the range of knowledge, skills and experience that are essential in developing and maintaining our high care and education standards.

Every Castlecare position comes with:

  • Competitive, competency based salary.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Private health scheme.
  • Comprehensive induction programme.
  • Superb training opportunities.
  • Other employee benefits include a childcare voucher scheme, optical care and retail voucher services.

All applicants should have a driving licence to drive a manual car.

To see a full list of our vacancies and apply online, please click here


Castlecare is proud to be an Investor in People and we have held the accreditation for many years.

We believe we can only care for our young people if we first care for our staff. This means we recruit and retain the best staff around – giving social workers the confidence to rely on Castlecare for all their child placement needs.

Every employee’s career with us is a continuous learning process, commencing with a comprehensive induction programme and ensuring that all staff achieve an appropriate level 3 Diploma. In addition we offer a wide range of courses which are tailored to specific individual needs.

We encourage internal promotion for all our staff and development opportunities are available for those who want to progress within the Company.