Citizens Information Services provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements. The North Connacht and Ulster Citizens Information Service (CIS) is currently seeking an:
Permanent, Part Time
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.
- Permanent Position: This is a permanent position, subject to completion of a 6 month probationary period.
- Full Time Salary: €29,821 - €42,658 per annum (inclusive of two Long Service Increments (LSI), see candidate pack for further information).
- 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 IO posts which arise in a specified period, up to a maximum of 12 months, will be filled. Posts will be located within the North Connacht and Ulster region.
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 4.00pm on Monday 20 September 2021
Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board
CIS is an equal opportunities employer