Vacancy: Information Officer (Specified Purpose, Approx 4-6 months), Full Time or Part time, North Dublin Citizens Information Service, Blanchardstown

January 2019

Information Officer

Specified Purpose (approx. 4 to 6 months) x1 Full Time (35 hours per week) or x2 Part Time (17.5 hours per week)

Blanchardstown/D15 office

North Dublin Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit a temporary Full Time Information Officer (option of two part time posts). This post is temporary and is to fill a vacancy created by the temporary secondment of another employee. It is expected to be 4 to 6 months in duration.

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

Excellent communication skills, a good level of computer literacy and a Leaving Certificate and/or equivalent of education are required. Previous experience in information provision or relevant training would be a distinct advantage. Experience of working in a busy information environment is desirable.

Full time salary scale: €29,821-€42,659 which is pro rata for part-time staff. It is anticipated that new entrants to the 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.

It is the intention of the Board that a panel will be created from this Recruitment campaign from which any temporary vacancies across North Dublin CIS which arise in the next 6 months will be drawn. North Dublin CIS has offices in Dublin City Centre, Dublin Northwest, (Finglas, Cabra and Ballymun), Coolock, Raheny, Swords, Skerries, Balbriggan, Malahide and Blanchardstown.

Applications must be made on the attached application form and sent by email to Mary Watters, Regional Manager, North Dublin

Closing date: 2pm on 18/01/2019 (late applications will not be accepted).

North Dublin Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer

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