Gordon Jeyes

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Tusla chief operations officer Fred McBride said Tusla was currently reviewing its centralised recruitment practices to allow local management to become more responsive and to recruit the expert social work staff they want. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is not anticipating any reduction in its services next year, a senior executive with the agency pledged when ques(...)

There was a 25% reduction in overall funding for the Schools Completion Programme – from €32.9 million in 2008 to €24.7 million for 2015. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Any further cuts to the School Completion Programme could “seriously compromise its viability”, and leave children in crisis situations without suppor(...)

Gordon Jeyes, chief executive of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Changes to the State’s care system will result in payments to foster families ceasing where a young person is not involved in education or training o(...)

A Tusla report has found that some child protection managers are not satisfied that high-risk children can be kept safe. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Six out of 17 Tusla child protection area managers have said they are not satisfied that all children at highest risk in their areas can be kept safe(...)

 Gordon Jeyes, chief executive of Tusla. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A shortage of social workers at Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is delaying about 5,000 cases, the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Childr(...)

Tusla chief executive Gordon Jeyes. Photograph: Alan Betson.

In an interview in The Irish Times on Monday, Gordon Jeyes, chief executive of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, said the scrutiny brought to child (...)

Gordon Jeyes: comments from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs  follow concerns raised by the chief executive of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, about the cost of the system.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Plans for “extensive reform” of the court-appointed guardian system in Ireland are “at an advanced stage”, the Department of Children and Youth Affai(...)

How best to secure the welfare of children in need of protection is a matter of concern both to society, and to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. Th(...)

The latest national figures from Tusla, as at March 31st 2015, show 6,403 children were in care, including 4,108 with foster families, 321 in general residential care and 17 in specialist residential care. Photograph: Getty Images

The head of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has said he has concerns about child protection services in Louth-Meath. Gordon Jeyes said the agency (...)

Chief executive of Tusla Gordon Jeyes: “There are insufficient resources for the sort of GAL system Ireland wants, but they don’t solve that problem by just expecting a third party to muddle on and find the resources and develop the system.” Photograph: The Irish Times

The amount earned by some individual court-appointed guardians is “outrageous” and “wouldn’t be tolerated in the UK”, the chief executive of Tusla, th(...)

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