St Patrick’s Centre Ltd, Kilkenny (SPC)

Director of Services – Permanent Contract


Do you have the vision & passion to be a key driver and champion of supporting people to live self-determined lives?

SPC provides residential and day services for adults with Intellectual Disability and has recently completed transition from a congregated setting to community-based supports. SPC has a highly trained and dedicated staff of more than 300 health-care professionals catering to the needs of over 80 adults.

SPC has been a national leader in the de-congregation process with full-service reconfiguration to a Supported Self-Directed Living model. SPC’s vision is to develop this service further and to be a national centre of excellence and an Employer of choice.

The Director of Services will join a team of values driven, passionate and motivated senior managers, this role is pivotal in leading the operational team in delivering quality and personalised supports.

We are seeking a Director of Service who is committed to enabling people with disabilities to ‘live their best lives’ in a person centred, community based, socially inclusive manner in accordance with our core values, national standards, and underpinned by quality, best practice and research.

This is an exciting and fulfilling opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic candidate who is willing and able to think beyond ‘service land’ towards lives of inclusivity and citizenship.

To apply for this position please submit a Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter marked Private and Confidential to: Adrienne Hayes, HR Officer, St Patricks Centre Ltd, Unit 11/12 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny R95 KD32 or via email at


Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 25th October, 2022

For detailed Job description and/or Informal enquiries please contact Adrienne Hayes or Denise Foran on 056 772 2170

We look forward to hearing from you!

SPC is an Equal Opportunities Employer