Job Details: Amal: Court Accompaniment/ Community Support Worker


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Amal: Court Accompaniment/ Community Support Worker
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COURT ACCOMPANIMENT/ COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

ABOUT AMAL:

The Amal Women's Association provides frontline services to Muslim
women, and women with a connection to the Muslim community nationwide.

Our aim is to provide culturally-appropriate services for women and
children from Muslim and non-Muslim backgrounds in Ireland, with the
mission to advance the human rights, health, safety, participation,
and dignity of Muslim and non-Muslim women in Ireland. 

Amal provides a range of services and are currently expanding their
service to include court accompaniment.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of the role is to provide support to women attending
court, clarify legal terminology, and inform the women of follow-up
proceedings. As the court accompaniment/ community support worker, you
will also be responsible for providing direct information and support
to women accessing Amal’s service.

 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Accompany the women to court, and provide support before, during
and after the court proceedings
* Clarify legal terminology and decisions
* Provide referrals to other organisations and related services
* Record all personal data in line with Amal’s data policies
* Adhere to Amal’s GDPR guidelines

REQUIREMENTS:

* Previous experience working in an information and advice setting,
community work setting or related field
* Ability to work well under pressure and maintain composure in
stressful situations
* Excellent and empathic listeners with good communication and
interpersonal skills
* Understanding of Muslim cultures
* Ability to speak other language (preferable languages are Arabic)
* Understanding of GDPR and ability to maintain confidentiality

CLOSING DATE: **Apply on the website**nd October **Apply on the
website**

Email applications to: **Apply on the website**


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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