Careers at Sensational Kids
Join a Sensational Community and be part of our Sensational Team!
Our team are the heart of the caring and support for our Sensational Kids! We know that because we care for our team, they can care more for our Sensational Kids. Our care begins with great benefits and a rewarding workplace, providing career and personal development opportunities. We offer a positive and fun culture for you to thrive as part of our innovative and award winning team.
We are Growing Our Team & Recruiting Now
Full-Time Occupational Therapist, Monaghan (2 roles: 1 senior & 1 basic grade)
Full-Time Speech & Language Therapist, Kildare (2 roles: 1 senior & 1 basic grade)
A career at Sensational Kids will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the lives of children and families!
About Sensational Kids
Sensational Kids is an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to making a difference to the lives of children and families.
Sensational Kids is Ireland’s premier national non-profit clinic for children with neurodevelopmental related needs with Child Development Centres located in every province in Ireland in Kildare, Mayo, Monaghan, and West Cork, providing a range of therapeutic supports for children of all abilities.
As part of our innovative social enterprise business model, Sensational Kids is proud to provide Ireland’s only Child Development & Learning Store where 100% of the profits from every toy and product purchased go toward subsidising therapy services for children at our national child development centres around the country. Our retail function provides a vital income stream to support our therapeutic services.
Why Join Sensational Kids?
Top 5 Reasons to Join Our Team
Job Satisfaction and Knowing You Make A Difference – How does it feel when you know you’ve made a difference to a child? It feels absolutely fantastic, right?
Flexibility – Choose your own working hours and have full autonomy over your diary schedule
Sensational Resources – Your own personal therapy room loaded with amazing toys and resources from our shop!
Professional Development – Group and personal budgets for cpd and mentoring
Work Life Balance – Provide intervention for only 55% of your work day time, the rest of your time is for admin and learning.
Sensational Kids is the right place for you if you are looking for:
A supportive team environment that encourages you to grow and learn to be the best therapist you can be through well developed systems and policies as well as learning and development opportunities.
A job where you are part of a passionate team that loves camaraderie and fun just as much as supporting change in children.
A career that gives you the rewards that comes from being part of a vision that is bigger than just you. At Sensational Kids, we think big and together we change and improve the lives of children! How amazing is that!
Check Out The Amazing Benefits of Working for Sensational Kids:
You Will Make a Difference:
How does it feel when you know you have made a difference to the life of a child and their family? Working at Sensational Kids and having the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children is extremely rewarding and a privilege!
We blend fun and function to get the most out of the children, and focus on equipping their carers with the knowledge and resources to best to support success in their children and their family life
Salary & Benefits
Full or part time permanent salaried roles
Free onsite parking
Therapist uniforms are provided
A flexible schedule where you can choose your own working hours with full autonomy over your diary schedule
Professional & Personal Development
At Sensational Kids we love to develop remarkable people and support our team to be the best therapists they can be.
Avail of personal and group cpd budgets for training and mentoring.
Benefit from regular peer mentoring to share with and learn from our fabulous national child development team
Receive support from our clinical governance committee
Support and mentoring from our experienced Clinical Services Manager
Receive regular individual clinical supervision
Avail of our company well-being events and initiatives
Attend our own training workshops at no cost to you
At Sensational Kids, we dream big so that our vision of what we can achieve together is bigger than any individual.
We thrive on a positive team culture that focuses on positive mindsets with a fun loving and social team
Collaborate and work alongside a fantastic group of passionate therapists, colleagues and management team to provide holistic supports for children
We value our friendly and inspiring team, with whom you will work alongside, advancing your own knowledge and contributing to the field as you learn and grow in your role.
We value caring, empathetic people with emotional intelligence
We value passion, fun and making a difference to the lives of children and families
We value bold ideas and bold leadership, and people who enjoy working in an innovative organisation through a period of high growth.
Have fun at our team social and fundraising events throughout the year
Work and play in our amazing sensory integration gyms which are loaded with the best sensory integration equipment where the emphasis is on fun, fun fun!
Your own individual therapy room that’s loaded with amazing toys and resources from our shop
Your room is equipped with your own IT with cloud based clinical management software.
Messaging software so that you can easily collaborate with any team member in any of our centres around Ireland
Modern, custom built therapy facilities with free car parking
Centrally located facilities such as coffee shops, cafes and shopping facilities
Competitive annual leave package
Additional loyalty leave for additional years of service
Systems & Operations
Well developed systems and operational procedures (and induction program) to support easy, efficient and high quality service delivery.
Our amazing admin support team perform all appointment scheduling, billing, and provide support for scanning documents leaving therapists free to do what they enjoy most – delivering high quality care.
Not sure if Sensational Kids is the right place for you?
We are proud of what we do and how well we do it. In fact, we are so proud of our achievements that we will be happy to show you!
Come and join us for a session or two and ‘walk in the shoes’ of our amazing Sensational Kids team. If you are not sure simply Email Us and we’ll arrange for you to talk to a clinician about whether we are are a ‘good fit’ with you.
Get in Touch
For all job vacancies or employment opportunity questions, just email Karen Leigh, CEO & Founder, Sensational Kids Karen@sensationalkids.ie
Sensational Kids is an equal opportunities employer. All employees are Garda vetted and reference checked