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Personnel Unit

Who we are

The Personnel Unit is responsible for managing the human resources function in the Department in the three main office and local office locations and providing the relevant supports to our staff.

What we do

  • Support our staff in performing to the best of their ability by:
  1. ensuring the optimum deployment of staff resources
  2. the efficient management of human resources functions and staff performance
  3. the provision of quality targeted training opportunities including on-the-job training and
  • Endeavour to support the protection of frontline services in education and seek efficiencies in work practices and processes, in line with the Public Service Agreement 2010 – 2014 (Croke Park) and the overall Government Reform Agenda
  • Ensuring a stable industrial relations environment through the effective management of employee relations
  • Providing an Employee Assistance Service and a Disability Liaison Officer service to staff of the Department
  • Management and organisation of the recruitment, appointment and deployment of the approved level of staffing resources for the Department
  • Managing internship opportunities in accordance with national programmes such as JobBridge
  • Engaging in workforce planning and shared services programmes so as to manage effectively the reduction in staffing levels and to meet changing needs of  the organisation in a cost efficient manner.

Contact

Main Office Personnel Unit Dublin

Address:

Department of Education and Skills, Personnel Unit, Marlborough Street,
Dublin 1.  
Phone: (01) 889 2138

Personnel Unit Athlone

Address:
Department of Education and Skills,
Personnel Unit, Cornamaddy,
Athlone, County Westmeath.  
Phone: (090) 648 3617

Personnel Unit Tullamore

Address:
Department of Education and Skills, Personnel Unit, Portlaoise Road,
Tullamore, County Offaly.

Phone: (057) 932 4313.

Staff Training and Development Unit

E-mail:staff_training@education.gov.ie

Address:
Department of Education and Skills,
Personnel Unit, Cornamaddy,
Athlone, County Westmeath.  
Phone: (090) 648 4116

 

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