INVOLVE – Student Placement

At Daffodil Care, we pride ourselves on our commitment to the provision of a comprehensive learning experience for our students. We run what we consider to be an unparalleled training programme that corresponds to your learning outcome requirements for your mandatory professional practice placement in line with your college course whilst preparing you on both a practical and theoretical level to progress to a professional work environment.


Daffodil Care offers a range of residential and community based services through a national network of registered children’s residential centres, aftercare, semi-independent residential care and ARCS Autism and Disability services.

INVOLVE seeks to involve the student at every level of learning. Over a ten-week period, the completion of evidenced based tasks supported by a trained supervisor will form the basis for a confident and positive start to your career.

Daffodil Care accepts students annually in September, January, March and over the summer period.


The INVOLVE programme has gained a strong reputation nationwide due to the inclusive and interactive elements created within our programme.


The programme is designed to ensure students experience:

  • Inclusion in all professional staff training that is scheduled throughout your placement through our sister company Social Care Training Ireland (SCTI)
  • Effective and constructive feedback on your practice
  • Regular supervision from a trained supervisor
  • The opportunity of achieving a position on our relief social care worker panel
  • Higher learning goals, such as the possibility of observing multi-disciplinary team meetings, etc.


If you have any queries in relation to Student placement, please contact or call us on 0818 300 138,


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