AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
Creating inclusive environments in education & employment for people with disabilities.


Local Authorities WAM Graduate Placements

The WAM Programme are partnering with a number of local authorities nationally to offer paid, mentored, work placements exclusively for graduates with disabilities commencing from January 2023. There are 12 positions available with the following local authorities with various contract durations. 

Educational Requirements:  Candidates interested in applying must on the latest date for receipt of completed applications hold a relevant NFQ Level 6 qualification and above or equivalent.

Salary Information: The WAM Graduate Placement role is a single point salary scale at €34,503.97. 

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 29th September 2023

How to Apply 

All applications must be submitted via your WAMWorks Account.

Download Local Authorities General Candidate Information Booklet

Download Application Form

IMPORTANT NOTE:  You must complete a separate application form for each local authority placement you are applying for. Incomplete or incorrect applications will not be considered after the closing date. 

Please click into each County Council profile below for further information on the roles available. 

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