Appointment to the Social Workers Registration Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the following person as a member of the Social Workers Registration Board as a representative of the management of a voluntary or private sector organisation concerned with health or social care.  This appointment is with effect from 2 November 2018 to 4 August 2022:


Ms Jacki Conway

Ms Conway is currently the Director of HR & Engagement in Barnardos. Barnardos work with children from 0-18 years of age in a variety of settings. Their mission is to help improve children’s lives, support parents and identify the circumstances that disadvantage children in our society.  She joined the organisation in 2005 to take up the post of Change Manager. Two years later Ms Conway became Director of Support Services; she held the post for ten years.

Ms Conway previously worked in IBM Ireland Ltd. for nineteen years in the areas of financial planning, consultancy and HR.

She has a Master’s degree in Human Resources Strategies from the Dublin City University, in addition to a Diploma in Applied Finance (Irish Management Institute), a Higher Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management (Cathal Brugha Street) and a BSc in Management (Trinity College Dublin).

Ms Conway has undertaken a variety of other courses including management development, leadership development, project management, Child Protection, advanced IT skills, facilitation, commercial awareness for the non-profit sector, corporate governance workshops, risk management and conflict management.