Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Lydia Peppard from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:


Lydia Peppard

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Health Service Executive

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  Lydia Peppard
The advise that I would give to someone considering this job is to do their Leaving Cert and do the Transition year as this would give an opportunity to get some job experience or do some voluntary work within the community.

Do a Level 5 FETAC health related course. The skills and qualities that are needed to do this type of work are a real sense of caring for other people, communication skills, listening skills, be able to take and give constructive criticism without causing or taking offence, patience a willing to give your best effort to your work.

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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150 Jobs for Meath at Tayto Park

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150 Jobs for Meath at Tayto Park

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 

150 Jobs for Meath at Tayto Park

Tayto Park in Ashbourne, Co Meath is hiring 150 full and part-time staff ahead of its re-opening on the 26th of March this year.

Positions will be available from March to the end of August with full time roles available for the months of June, July and August.

Recruitment will be for a variety of areas including:

  • Retail
  • Food & Beverage
  • Admissions/Reception
  • Tour guides
  • Grounds/Outdoor Horticulture

The closing date for applications is 6pm on Monday, 16 February. All applicants must be 18 years of age on or before this date and must have full availability at weekends between March and May 2015.

For full details and application click here.

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