MONAGHAN TO GET EMPLOYMENT BOOST FROM HOMECARE PROVIDER’S NEW JOBS PLAN

17 August 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A total of 510 jobs nationwide – with a project 80 of them to be generated in the Cavan, Monaghan and Louth region – are in prospect under a new employment creation plan announced this week by the homecare provider Bluebird Care.
The positions will come on stream over the next six months and will be open to care assistants and support workers nationwide, the company say.
Operations Director with Bluebird Care Eddie O Toole stated: “We currently employ just short of 800 people nationwide. The creation of a further 510 positions will help us fill the increased demand for home care services in Ireland.
A recent report by the Carer’s Association suggests that in order to manage the current carer to cared-for population ratios, Ireland will need an additional 44,289 carers by 2021.
“We have an exceptional team who are committed to delivering first-class care. In the current economic climate we are delighted to be able to create these news jobs.”
Bluebird Care is a franchise operation and was set up in Ireland in 2007 with one office. It now has 18 offices nationwide with franchises due to come on stream in Wexford, …

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