Job Details: Shine: Information and Support Officer (Kerry)


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Shine: Information and Support Officer (Kerry)
[Shine]

SHINE INFORMATION AND SUPPORT OFFICER (KERRY)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

REPORTING: The Information and Support Officer will report to the Team
Leader of Regional Services
CONTRACT: Fixed term **Apply on the website** month contract
HOURS: **Apply on the website** hours per week (occasional weekend and
evening work may be required).
LOCATION: Kerry
SALARY: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** per annum

ABOUT SHINE

Shine’s vision is of an Ireland where all those affected by mental
ill health have the right to recovery and the opportunity to achieve
the best quality of life. Our mission is to promote individual and
family recovery.

JOB DESCRIPTION

* Support of Phrenz and Relatives’ groups (peer support groups) in
the region
* Supervision of the facilitator(s) of the support group(s)
* Develop the programme of Phrenz and Relatives’ groups in the
region
* Identify the need for new Phrenz and Relatives’ groups in the
region, in consultation with local service providers and Shine
Manager.
* Provide information to individuals and groups about Shine services
* Support and signpost groups and individuals to facilitate the
development of their knowledge base and recovery plan
* Sustain and develop the recovery and empowerment model, which is
an integral part of the work of Shine
* Liaise with other voluntary, statutory and community organisations
in the region, in order to promote the aims and objectives of Shine
* Work in close liaison with the Regional HSE
* Keep all accounts as deemed necessary and adhere to Shine’s
financial and accounting systems
* Maintain both hard copy and computing filing systems in accordance
with Shine’s established practice
* Provide monthly reports
* Attend meetings as required
* Undertake such other duties as required by Shine

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent time management and organisational skills
* Knowledge of mental health
* Ability to maintain professional standards with regard to clients
and data confidentiality
* Full Drivers licence with own car preferable but not essential
* An empathetic and non-judgemental approach to working with
marginalised groups

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

* A recognised third level primary qualification in relevant
discipline (e.g. Social Care, Humanities, Nursing)
* At least 2 year’s post qualification experience working in a
relevant field

APPLICATION PROCESS

Application is by official Shine Application form ONLY. Curriculum
Vitae (C.V.’s) will not be accepted. Send your completed Application
Form in Microsoft Word or PDF format to **Apply on the website**.
In the subject field please enter ISO KERRY

APPLICATION DEADLINE:**Apply on the website** noon on Tuesday **Apply
on the website**th August **Apply on the website**

CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:

All offers of posts are subject to Garda Vetting and completion of
HSELand Children First E-learning programme _PRIOR TO _commencement of
employment.

NOTE: Due to the anticipated large number of applicants, we will not
be able to reply to unsuccessful candidates. We thank you for your
interest and appreciate the time and effort you have taken to apply
for the post on offer.


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Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Health

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