Vacancy: Advocacy Support Worker (Fixed Term Contract, Full Time) 31st December 2019

November 2018

South Leinster Citizens Information Service

Advocacy Support Worker

Fixed Term Contract (31st December 2019) Full Time (35 hours per week)

South Leinster CIS – Tullamore Centre

South Leinster Citizens Information Service CLG is currently seeking to recruit an Advocacy Support Worker (Tullamore Centre location), anticipated/envisaged start date in or around end of February 2019.

Citizens Information Services provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements.

The main purpose of the role is:

Ideally, candidates should hold a relevant third level qualification. Applicants should have a knowledge of social services, information, advice, advocacy provision, excellent communication skills and a high level of computer literacy. Experience in representational skills is desirable.

Salary scale: €42,658-€48,334. It is anticipated that new entrants to South Leinster Citizens Information Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form and cover letter.

No panel will be formed from this recruitment.

Applications must be made on the relevant application form (4 copies) with covering letter (4 copies) to:

Ms. Susan Ryan
Regional Manager,
South Leinster Citizens Information Service CLG
Tullamore CIC
The Bridge Centre
Tullamore
Co. Offaly

Closing date: 4.00pm on Wednesday 19th December 2018 (late applications will not be accepted).

It is anticipated/envisaged that interviews will take place the week commencing 21st January 2019.

For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for Job Applicants is available at:

South Leinster Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.

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Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.