The Citizens Information Board (CIB) is the statutory body which supports the provision of information, advice and advocacy on a broad range of public and social services. CIB provides the Citizens Information website, citizensinformation.ie, and funds and supports the network of Citizens Information Centres and the Citizens Information Phone Service. It also funds and supports the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS), the Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) and the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS). CIB is seeking to recruit an:
Advocacy Manager - Assistant Principal Grade
Full Time, Fixed Term (until 31 May 2021)
Dublin (Townsend St, Dublin 2)
This is an exciting opportunity to lead an established team in CIB, the Advocacy Manager is responsible for driving forward the strategic and operational development of Irish advocacy. The Advocacy Manager is responsible for the funding and performance management of the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities and advocacy initiatives within the network of Citizens Information Services. The Advocacy Manager works to increase the quality and quantity of advocacy provision by developing frontline capacity to deliver advocacy; building and enhancing the infrastructure of data collection systems, analysis and reporting; developing quality standards and protocols; and supporting advocacy training, education and peer learning initiatives. In addition, the Advocacy Manager is responsible for funding the Sign Language Interpreting Service and enhancing access to public services through Irish Sign Language.
Full Time Salary
€67,659 - €83,740 per annum (inclusive of two Long Service Increments (LSI)).
An Application Form must be completed in full (late applications and CVs not accepted). The application process is outlined in the Information Booklet which is downloadable below:
Closing date is 5.30pm on Wednesday 3 June 2020
The Citizens Information Board is committed to providing equal opportunities for employment to all. Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted for interview on the merit, skills and experience detailed in the documentation supplied, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, civil status, family status, religion, disability, race or membership of the traveller community.