JobsIreland Accessibility Statement

JobsIreland is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.

This accessibility statement applies to content published on

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 11/04/2024.

Conformance Status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Known limitations for

  • Colour Contrast- some content does not meets the required colour contrast ratio to ensure it is legible for all users.
  • Resize Text- some webpages are not designed to allow users to scale the content up to 200%
  • Keyboard navigation- not accessible on parts of the website.
  • Focus Indicators- may be missing or not visible making it harder for people using a keyboard to navigate the site.
  • Text alternative- images, logos, check boxes, radio buttons and other non text content may be missing alternative text descriptions and may not be accessible for people using assistive technologies.
  • PDFs documents featured on may not be accessible for people using assistive technologies.
  • Tables may not have correctly defined headers or may have form elements with no associated labels.
  • Headings- some pages do not have logical heading structures.
  • Name, Role, Value- several elements lack proper roles that can be read by screen readers.
  • Mobile menu: Some users may have difficulty logging in or accessing options on the mobile menu of when using assistive technologies.

This above is not an exhaustive list of non-accessible content and limitations.

How we assessed

The website was last tested in September 2023 by the National Disability Authority. The findings provided us with actionable steps to improve the accessibility of our website.

How we are going to improve and ensure accessibility on

The Department of Social Protection have assigned Access Officers to all areas including JobsIreland. Details of Access Officers can be found here:

  • We will dedicate appropriate resources to audit and fix content which fails to meet the WCAG 2.1 Level AA standard as required.
  • We will engage in user testing to ensure the accessibility needs of people are met.
  • We will perform regular accessibility assessments of
  • We will provide accessibility training for our staff.


Operating System and Browser Compatibility is compatible with the following browsers and operating systems:

  • The latest version of Chrome
  • The latest version of Edge
  • The latest version of Firefox
  • The latest version of Safari
  • Windows 10 and 11
  • Recent versions of Android and IOS is not compatible with Internet Explorer and will therefore not perform optimally using this browser.

The accessibility of relies on the following technologies:

  • HTML
  • JavaScript

Feedback and Contact Information

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of If you have any concerns or complaints about the accessibility of this website, please contact us by email at We aim to respond to feedback within seven working days.

 Escalating Formal Complaints

If you are not happy with JobsIreland response, you can make a complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman under the Disability Act.


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