Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


Often employers will contact Moate Business College to look for suitable applicants for positions that may become available within their organisations.  Details of any employment opportunities will appear on this page.

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Employment Opportunities January 2023

Permanent & Temporary Clerical Officers – Department of Education

The Department of Education is now recruiting both permanent and temporary Clerical Officers for its offices in Athlone, and temporary Clerical Officers for its office in Roscommon town. Clerical Officers are involved in a range of general clerical duties, including processing data, payroll administration, writing and filing. As a Clerical Officer you will be working as part of a team in delivering important public services. Good computer and communication skills and a general level of education are required for the role.


Job-specific training is provided. The terms and conditions, including the duration of temporary contracts offered will vary from post to post. A full job description and requirements are available here.
Applications will be taken online only. You will need to upload an electronic version of your CV to support your application here. The online applications facility will be available until 3pm on Friday 3 February 2023. Late applications will not be accepted.



Administrative Duties

Byrne Carolan Cunningham solicitors are seeking suitable candidates for an administrative roll within their firm. It is a full time position in the Athlone Office, dictaphone typing would be an advantage. They are also seeking a Receptionist in the Athlone Office, role would involve answering phones and dealing with people calling into reception. Candidates should email their CV’s to MarieDunning@BccSolicitors.ie


Patient Care

Seeking a suitable candidate to help look after a woman with lewy body dementia. Patient lives within the Athlone/Moate area. Suitable candidate will have experience within a healthcare role/programme and is available between 10am and 6pm (this would be flexible depending on the carer’s circumstances). 

For further information please call 087 6847832. 



Legal Secretary Required

General practice firm as part of their continuing growth is seeking to recruit an experienced Legal Executive/Legal Secretary to join their team either on a part time or a full time basis. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, in the areas of conveyancing and probate.

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Legal Executive/Secretarial role;
  • Experience in conveyancing and probate essential;
  • Excellent organisational skills, an ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines;
  • Have strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy;
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team;
  • Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and experience in case management systems is desirable.


Duties will be primarily the following:

  • General support role to the solicitors dealing primarily in the areas of conveyancing and probate;
  • Under the guidance of a solicitor, drafting routine conveyancing documentation and filing SA2 forms, lodging papers in Probate Office and dealing with probate queries;
  • Dealing with routine correspondence and incoming/outgoing emails;
  • Post, photocopying, scanning and telephone duties;
  • Managing filing and archiving.


Salary will be commensurate with experience. If you wish to apply for the position, please submit your CV and cover letter to: jobs@interviewselection.com


Childcare Student

Female student required to look after two kids aged 9 and 6, Monday to Friday in a local home.

In exchange for the above you will be provided with accommodation and a fee. House is within walking distance to MBC. Suitable candidate must be reliable and available Monday to Friday. 


For more information please contact Lorraine at 085 2241974. 

Employment Opportunities December 2022

Tourism Development Executive

You will be responsible for the development and enhancement of tourism in Laois, working with members to stimulate tourism growth in the county:

  • Working with members to develop, enhance and promote tourism in Laois.
  • Planning, writing, and executing various email marketing campaigns, including Laois Tourism’s regular newsletters.
  • Organising member events, and attending conferences and exhibitions on behalf of Laois Chamber Alliance to promote Laois Tourism.
  • Carrying out research of existing tourist attractions and events.
  • Co-ordination of potential new tourist attractions, product packages and tours e.g. gardening, cycling golf etc.
  • Working with the media and other local partner organisations to raise the profile of tourism in Laois, generating positive publicity for the county.
  • Developing marketing content and utilising social media channels to promote Laois Tourism.
  • Providing support and guidance on funding to new and existing tourism-related businesses.
  • Working with the CEO to secure tourism development funding for Laois.
  • Consulting with Laois-based tourism businesses to assess the effectiveness of current tourism development policies and to implement tourism strategies.
  • Representing tourism on behalf of Laois Chamber Alliance on relevant boards and stakeholder groups, and liaising with the Tourism Officer in Laois County Council.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day administration of tourism with Laois Chamber Alliance, growing and maintaining the tourism membership, and creating benefits for membership.
  • Presenting to the Board of Laois Chamber Alliance and other stakeholders as and when required.
  • Developing an excellent working relationship with the CEO of Laois Chamber Alliance.

The candidate will ideally have some previous experience within the tourism industry.


Skills and Qualities

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • A can-do attitude and ability to use own initiative.
  • Ability to liaise with community groups, stakeholders and the tourism industry
  • Experience in the production of information and communication material
  • Ability to work independently and within a team, both cohesively and efficiently
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Creativity and innovative strategic thinking along with good marketing skills.
  • Strong IT and experience of a range of digital and social media platforms.
  • Full clean driver’s licence

This is a full-time front-facing role and requires building personal relationships with stakeholders, therefore remote working will not be available. The successful candidate will be based in the Laois Chamber Alliance Office in Portlaoise with some travel required.


Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 10th January 2023 at 5pm. Please submit a cover letter together with your curriculum vitae to caroline@laoischamber.ie with subject line “Tourism Development Executive”.

Employment Opportunities October 2022

West Offaly Training: Trainer


Would you like to pursue a career as a trainer, have you a desire to help other people develop new skills and improve their own lives? If so, this is the job for you. West Offaly Training is a social enterprise, community training not-for-profit project in Banagher, Co. Offaly, involved in Training and Education of Soft Skills, IT and Health and Safety, part funded body by Pobal. The successful candidate will join a small, dedicated team and work closely with the manager and staff to ensure company goals are achieved.


Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development, co-ordination and delivery of up to date Soft Skills, ICT and Health and Safety training courses.
  • Maintain class, learner and quality records for the company and outside organisations.
  • Deliver classes onsite, to groups and learners in various locations and facilities as needed.
  • Utilising the company’s training facilities and laptops to their full advantage.
  • Maintain and develop the company’s web and social media presence.
  • Setting up facilities, delivering presentations and locking up as needed.
  • Taking booking and payment when required.
  • This position will involve occasional evening and weekend work.


Essential Requirements:

  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • A minimum of 1 years training experience
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Good technical knowledge of and enjoyment of IT in general
  • Full clean driving licence and own transport.


Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience training personal development courses.
  • Understanding of IT maintenance and technology an advantage.
  • A Training qualification

This is a 1-year contract 9 – 5.30, Monday – Friday (subject to funding) and you will be based in West Offaly; however, travel will be required. The position will involve occasional evening and weekend work.

The ideal Candidate will currently be on the live register and actively looking for employment.

Applications by letter and CV to: info@westoffalytraining.com
The Chairman
West Offaly Training Ltd
Crank House,
Main Street,
Co. Offaly

Closing date 9th December 2022 5pm

Employment Opportunities September 2022

Legal Secretary



  • Providing a professional, efficient and effective secretarial support to partners and solicitors
  • Diary management and booking appointments
  • Creating, formatting and amending various legal documents
  • File management
  • Audio transcription
  • Reception duties
  • Handling of client queries in a professional and timely manner


Key Requirements

  • Excellent typing skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Audio transcription is necessary
  • Adaptable with the ability to work under pressure in a busy office environment
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • A team player with a positive and motivated attitude

Employment Opportunities August 2022

Bright Beginnings – Ferbane Community Childcare Centre

Bright Beginnings Ferbane Community Childcare Centre are currently recruiting Early Years Educators for their service in Ferbane, Co. Offaly. See image below for details.


Aperee Ltd

Aperee Ltd have a number of vacancies across their Nursing Homes.

Please see below for a full list of vacancies, and visit Aperee Careers for more information and benefits:                             


  • Conna, County Cork
  • Tralee, County Kerry
  • Galway, County Galway
  • Buttevant, County Cork
  • Camp, County Kerry
  • Callan, County Kilkenny
  • Belgooly, County Cork
  • Waterford, County Waterford
  • Ballinasloe, County Galway


  • Buttevant, County Cork
  • Camp, County Kerry
  • Galway, County Galway
  • Tralee, County Kerry
  • Callan, County Kilkenny
  • Belgooly, County Cork
  • Ballinasloe, County Galway


  • Tralee, County Kerry



  • Waterford, County Waterford
  • Tralee, County Kerry
  • Mallow, County Cork

Employment Opportunities June 2022

Ann’s Homecare

Ann’s Homecare is expanding into Moate and surrounding areas and are seeking potential employees. Further information available on the image below:

Employment Opportunities May 2022

Chatterboxes Childcare, Athlone

Chatterboxes Childcare in Athlone are currently looking for full-time staff.

Please forward your CV to chatterboxesathlone@gmail.com.


Ballymore Community Childcare Ballymore (Village)

Ballymore Community Childcare have a possibility of work that might suit students of childcare for the summer or newly qualified with the potential to become full time in September in their facility.


Students who have a minimum Level 5 in Childcare should send their CV’s to info@ballymorechildcare.ie.  


They are currently open from 8am-6pm, do ECCE, before school, afterschool, and full day care for children 2 years 8 months upwards and operate summer camps and childcare during the summer months.

Employment Opportunities March 2022

Looking for an Oz Adventure? FJ Construction are Hiring!

FJ Construction are hiring:
• Labourers (2 years site experience)
• Skilled Labourers (3/5 years experience)
• Tradesmen/leading hand

For a 14-18 month contract, based in Sydney, Australia to fill the following positions:
• Forklift operators
• 5T-20T-60T Crane operators
• Telehandler operators
• Scissor lift/boom lift ticket personnel
• Banks man and riggers

Advantage to have experience in steel erecting and understanding of drawings. Rates depending on experience. Minimum start $40PH.

For more details contact Joan: jf.recruit@outlook.com

Click here to view the full job listing.


RehabCare, Galway Aspergers Residential Service

RehabCare is an independent voluntary organisation providing services and support for people with disabilities and their families for more than 70 years. Their work positively impacts the lives of over 10,000 people with disabilities, equipping them with the confidence, skills, and self-belief to achieve their expressed goals.

They are currently recruiting for a Care Worker.

  • 30-hour Permanent Contract
  • 30 Fixed Term Contract – 6 Months


Minimum Education & Skills Required

  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care
  • A champion of Person Centred Planning and individual action plans
  • Experience of working in a Social Care/mental health care setting within a residential service
  • Experience following behaviour support plans.


Full drivers licence desirable. Salaries for these roles will be depending on experience.

Find more about this job and how to apply by clicking here or contact Sharon Newman on 087 9202760 or at sharon.newman@rehab.ie


Aperee Residential Care Opportunity

Aperee Living are seeking Healthcare Assistants to join their team. They have homes located in Cork, Kerry, Galway, Waterford and Kilkenny. Full time and part time positions available. Immediate interviews available.

For more information, please visit www.aperee.ie or send your CV to careers@aperee.ie


Office Clerk – Concrete & Quarry Engineering Manufacturing Services Ltd.

Job Description

We are looking for a competent Administrations Clerk to perform various administrative and clerical tasks to support our office. You will undertake a variety of activities in the office ranging from timesheet recording and excel charts to invoicing and job costings along with data entry.

An effective administrations clerk has the ability to work diligently to help maintain smooth office operations. You must be reliable and hardworking with good communication skills.


  • Maintain files and records so they remain updated and easily accessible
  • Undertake timesheet recording tasks and basic computer stock sheets checks etc.
  • Assist in office management and organization procedures
  • Perform other office duties as assigned
  • Knowledge of invoicing/job costings an advantage


  • Proven experience in a clerical position
  • Familiarity with office procedures
  • Working knowledge of office devices and processes
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office / Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good organizational and multi-tasking abilities

Contact Matt Colgan on 087 2422722.

Employment Opportunities January 2022

Aperee Residential Care Opportunity

Aperee Living are seeking Healthcare Assistants to join their team. They have homes located in Cork, Kerry, Galway, Waterford and Kilkenny. Full time and part time positions available. Immediate interviews available.

For more information, please visit www.aperee.ie or send your CV to careers@aperee.ie