Information Officer, Permanent, Full Time, Wicklow

November 2019

Providing free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements.

South Leinster Citizens Information Service is seeking to recruit an:

Information Officer

Permanent, Full Time (35 Hours per Week)



Key tasks for the post include the direct delivery of information, advice, advocacy and referral services, and liaison with other service providers, both statutory and voluntary.

Excellent communication skills, a good level of research and IT skills, and a Leaving Certificate and/or equivalent of education are required. Ideally, applicants will also hold a higher-level qualification in relevant field of study, (e.g. social policy, human rights, social work/social care practice, legal qualification etc.), and / or substantial previous work experience in a busy information/advice/advocacy environment.

Panel of Qualified Candidates

A panel of qualified candidates may be formed from which temporary and permanent, full and part-time IO posts, which arise in a specified period up to a maximum of 12 months, will be filled, should vacancies arise in this period. Posts will be located in the South Leinster Citizens Information Service region.


An Application Form must be completed in full (CVs not accepted). The application process is outlined in the Candidate Pack which is downloadable below:

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Closing date is 1.00pm on Friday 29 November 2019

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board

CIS is an equal opportunities employer