Job Details: COPE Galway: Relief Domestic Abuse Support Worker (Modh Eile House)


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COPE Galway: Relief Domestic Abuse Support Worker (Modh Eile House)
[COPE Galway]

WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

RELIEF DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT WORKER
MODH EILE HOUSE

This role provides a real opportunity to make a difference in the
lives of women and children living with abuse, and to shape how our
community and society view and address abuse in the family.

Modh Eile House is COPE Galway’s new home for Galway’s Domestic
Abuse Service. This purpose-built premises provides refuge space for
nine women and their children, in addition to an innovative and
responsive Children’s Service and an expansive Outreach Service,
stretching out throughout the county of Galway. Modh Eile provides
temporary, safe accommodation for women and their children
experiencing domestic abuse, with the Service supporting women from
Galway city & county who both live in and who do not. Open **Apply on
the website** hours a day, 7 days a week, Modh Eile operates a panel
of relief staff, through which the continuity of care and support to
our clients is assured; the objective of this post is to add to that
panel. Shift work as a member of the Relief Panel may include short
shifts (as little as two hours), short-notice shifts, evening and
weekend work.

The overall aim of Modh Eile House is to prioritise the safety and
welfare of the client group.

The aims of the Service are:

* To encourage each woman to determine her own future
* To offer support and information to any woman who requires it
* To recognise and care for the emotional needs of children
* To raise awareness in the community of domestic abuse and its root
causes

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE IN WORKING IN A DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE (MINIMUM
ONE YEAR), A RELEVANT QUALIFICATION AND A COMMITMENT TO OUR MISSION,
THEN WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

* An ability to advocate effectively for women and in the context of
a gendered analysis of domestic violence and abuse
* An ability to maintain positive relations with clients,
colleagues, students, volunteers, and other professional agencies
* An ability to be organised in one’s approach to work, to follow
through with tasks and to maintain records
* An ability to work pro-actively and reflectively to ensure best
practice in all areas of service delivery
* An ability to work in a stressful environment and to work
effectively within an environment involving shift work

A detailed Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form
are available from the Human Resources Department at **Apply on the
website**.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL ONLY TO **APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE** BY 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH JUNE
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.

Successful Garda clearance is required for this position.

_COPE GALWAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER_

_COPE Galway, Calbro House, Tuam Road, Galway
www.copegalway.ie [http://www.copegalway.ie]_


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
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Category: Others

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