Prisons Information Officer

Job Share, Part Time, 17.5 hours per week, Laois & Offaly CIS

(Specified Purpose Contract)

South Leinster Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit a temporary Job Share, Part Time Information Officer for its Laois Area Office. This role is specifically related to the CIS Prison In-Reach Service.

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, to clients within the Prison System.

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.

Applications must be made on the relevant application form and sent to:

Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 26th January, 2023 (late applications will not be accepted).

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

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 Leinster Service Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer