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Former social workers paid up to €300k as legal guardians

l Some top earners paid as ‘guardians at law’ were former HSE managers and social workers

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
1st March, 2015
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The child and family agency Tusla paid social workers previously employed by the Health Service Executive as much as €300,000 each last year. The fees were paid to what are known as guardians ad litem (guardians at law) who work as independent court-appointed officers for children likely to be placed in care.

A number of the top earners were previously employed as social workers for the HSE, while others held management positions with the executive....

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