Citizens Information Services provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements. South Connacht Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit an:
Permanent, Part Time (17.5 Hours per Week)
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.
- Part Time Salary: €14,910.50 - €22,749 per annum (inclusive of two Long Service Increments (LSI), see candidate pack for further information).
- Probationary Period: This is a permanent position, subject to completion of a 6 month 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: A panel of qualified candidates may be formed from which temporary and permanent, part-time Information Officer posts which arise in a specified period, up to a maximum of 12 months, will be filled. Posts will be located in the CIS service area applied for.
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 5.00pm on Friday 9 April 2021
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