Job Vacancy: Assistant Psychologist/ Researcher

Applications are invited for the position of: 

Assistant Psychologist/ Researcher, Parents Plus Charity


Parents Plus are looking for Assistant Psychologists/ Researchers to support the development of a number of innovative and exciting national projects notably the Parents Plus Disability and Healthy Families Programmes. Particular duties include:

  • Supporting the development of programme content for projects above
  • Supporting the roll out of the Parents Plus Programmes nationally
  • Preparation of reports and papers for publication.
  • Specific admin and project work to support the mission of Parents Plus.


This post is full time with an annual salary of 25,000 Euro for an initial contract of six months (extendable).

The post is open to graduates with a master’s degree and relevant research project, programme development and clinical experience.  A proven ability to write articles and clinical content is an advantage. For background information please see

Post Supervisor(s)

John Sharry, Co-Founder, Parents Plus, Adjunct Professor UCD School of Psychology and Sinead Vaughan, Operations and Communications Manager, Parents Plus

To apply

Please fill out the application form and email this to Sinead Vaughan by 5pm Monday, 16th July at the latest.

Note: Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on either Wednesday or Thursday  25th and 26th July  2018 in the Mater Hospital and candidates must be available to start work immediately.