May 2020

Citizens Information Services provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements. South Leinster Citizens Information Service (CIS) is currently seeking an:

Information Officer

Permanent, Full Time

Laois/Offaly Area - Based in Portlaoise

Role

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.

Application

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:

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Closing date is 4.00pm on Wednesday 27 May 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