In order to attract, develop and retain a highly talented workforce, Carlow College prides itself as an employer of choice with a strong and diverse workforce, strong leadership skills, opportunities for career growth and development skills, a commitment to work / life balance and providing its employees with the opportunity to add value to their roles and positions. This is done through our benefits packages which includes our Employee Assistance Programme, 10% contribution towards employee pension schemes, sick leave, training and development, succession planning and recruitment opportunities etc.
Carlow College invests considerable time and financial resources into the recruitment process, ensuring a satisfactory result for both the candidate and the College. Successful recruitment depends on the success of each stage of the recruitment process. In addition to our policy on recruitment, the College has a Garda Vetting Policy which ensures that all potential candidates and current staff members, undergo Garda Vetting, thus ensuring that pre-defined and published regulations and legislation are consistently adhered to.
The College believes that all recruitment activities should provide fairness, effectiveness, transparency and equality for all involved during the recruitment process. In filling any vacancy, both Line Managers and staff members are required to follow a systematic process designed to ensure the most cost-effective deployment of the Colleges’ current and potential employees. Carlow Colleges’ Recruitment Policy provides comprehensive information, steps and guidelines to all involved throughout the recruitment process, ensuring clear instruction, hence facilitating the College in appointing suitably qualified staff members to deliver its vision, mission and ethos, thus providing a centre of educational excellence for its learners.