Jobs

Applications are invited for the following two posts:

Part time Project Worker for Older People – 20 hours per week

This position is a specific purpose contract to cover Maternity Leave and is offered for an initial 8-month period with the possibility to extend. 

Overall Aim:  To improve the quality of life for older people in the Beara West Family Resource Centre catchment area, through the support and development of community based activities and programmes.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A 3rd level qualification in community work, the humanities or a related discipline. Candidates with exceptional relevant work experience (min 2 years) may be considered in lieu of qualifications.
  • Experience of community work, group work and group facilitation.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and on one’s own initiative.
  • Knowledge and understanding of rural communities.
  • Understanding of the needs of older people in a rural area.
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills.
  • Access to own transport and a full clean driving licence.

The Project Worker for Older People will work closely with and report to the Project Coordinator.

Please find application pack and all relevant information here.
Closing date and time for receipt of applications is Monday 20th February 2023 at 12pm.

Applications will only be accepted on the official application form, and by hard copy only. CVs will not be accepted.       

This position is funded by the HSE and subject to Garda Vetting

 

Part time Family Carers Development Worker – 20 hours per week

This position is 20 hours per week and will be offered on a 2-year fixed term contract subject to continued funding. 

Overall Aim: The overall purpose of the role is to develop and deliver activities that support Family Carers using a community development approach.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A relevant 3rd level qualification minimum Level 6 in Community Work, Community Health, Community Development or related field with 2 years post qualification experience.

OR

  • Candidates with exceptional paid relevant work experience for a minimum of 3 years may be considered in lieu of qualification. This work experience must be specifically in a relevant support and development role where the candidate delivered on all areas of the job specification. The candidate must also demonstrate how this experience and skills can transfer to the role of Family Carers Development Worker.

 Candidates will also need to demonstrate:

  • Experience of community work, group work and group facilitation.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and on one’s own initiative.
  • Knowledge and understanding of rural communities.
  • Understanding of the needs of older people in a rural area.
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills
  • Access to own transport and a full clean driving licence
Please find application pack and all relevant information here.
Closing date and time for receipt of applications is Monday 20th February 2023 at 12pm.

Applications will only be accepted on the official application form, and by hard copy only. CVs will not be accepted.     

The post is subject to a probationary period of 6 months.

This position is funded by the HSE and subject to Garda Vetting.

  

 

For more information on the above positions contact:

The Recruitment Administrator, Unit 1, Knockanroe House, Bank Place, Castletownbere, Co Cork

Email: info@bearawestfrc.ie        Tel: 027 70998        Mobile: 083 1030407      

 

The Beara West Family Resource Centre is an equal opportunities employer.