Information Officer

1 x Part-Time, Temporary Position located in West Cork

South Munster Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit one temporary part-time (17.5 hours per week) Information Officer based in its Bantry office and also working in the Macroom office

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.

Temporary Position: This is a temporary position from 1st February 2023 until 31st October 2023 and subject to a probationary period.

Salary scale: €29,821 - €45, 498 (including LSIs) (pro rata for part-time staff)

Incremental Credit: It is expected, that all new entrants to the CIS will be appointed at point one of the salary scale. However, South Munster CIS operates an incremental credit process for appointments higher than point one. This process is applicable to new entrants into CIS. Incremental credit criteria, based on the competencies for the role, are assessed against employment history as laid out in the application form only. A request for incremental credit from a successful candidate must be made within the first 3 months of employment. The decision on whether or not to award an incremental credit is a decision made by the Board and is subject to the availability of funding.

A detailed job description and application form together with further information on CIS can be accessed at:

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For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for Job Applicants is available at:

South Munster Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer