Citizens Information Services provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements. The North Munster Citizens Information Service (CIS) is currently seeking to create panels for:
Temporary, Full & Part Time Roles
Two panels will be established, one for roles in Co. Clare and one for roles in Co. Tipperary
Key tasks for the post include the expert, professional delivery of information, advice, advocacy and referral services to the public as well as liaising 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.
- Full Time Salary: €29,821 - €45,498 per annum (inclusive of Long Service Increments (LSI) and pro rata for part-time staff, see candidate pack for further information).
- Probationary Period: All new entrants to CIS are subject to a probationary period.
- Incremental Credit Assessment:CIS operates an incremental credit process for new entrants to the CIS network at request. For further information please see the candidate pack.
- Panel of Qualified Candidates: Successful candidates will be placed on a panel. When temporary vacancies arise (part-time or full-time), they will be offered to panelled candidates depending on their position on the panel and the type of roles they selected on the application form. Further instructions on the mechanics of the panel will be given to the successful candidates. The panels will be active for a period of twelve months.
An Application Form must be completed in full (late applications and CVs not accepted). The application process is outlined in the Candidate Pack which is downloadable below:
Closing date is 12.00pm (noon) on Thursday 21 May 2020
It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the weeks commencing 1st June 2020 and 8th June 2020. Please note that due to Covid-19 restrictions, video conferencing software may be used in the interview process.
Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board
CIS is an equal opportunities employer