Job Details: Donegal Local Development: Community Health Project - Leader


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Donegal Local Development: Community Health Project - Leader
[Donegal Local Development]

JOB DESCRIPTION

EMPLOYER: Donegal Local Development CLG (DLDC)

JOB TITLE: Community Health Project - Leader

REPORTING TO: Individual Supports Manager

DURATION: 1st December **Apply on the website** – September **Apply
on the website**

SALARY: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** per annum

Donegal Local Development CLG are now recruiting for the role of a
Community Health Leader to deliver this project. The successful
candidate will work from a base in County Donegal and will implement
the project on the ground in either the North or South Donegal Health
Hub and will have overall responsibility for all Hubs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Have overall responsibility for the delivery of the CAWT CoH-Sync
project which is made up of the 3 Hubs, a) Donegal North b) Donegal
South and c) Monaghan/Cavan
* Co-ordinate the work of a team of Community Health Facilitators in
their hub area to ensure that programme targets are achieved
* Line Manage the Donegal based Community Health Hub Co-ordinator
and Project Administrator
* Establish a Steering Committee to support the work of the project
and ensuring it is part of a project wide cross border network
* Develop linkages with the local community health groups, projects
and service providers
* Plan, organize and deliver information on the CoH-Sync Project to
relevant target groups
* Manage referrals from other Local Development Company
programmes/service providers and communicate with these groups as well
as the clients referred
* Proactively target prospective clients with the aim of securing
project participation
* Develop Personal Health Plans for clients that identify health
support needs
* Provide one-to-one information and guidance in relation to all
supports, initiatives and services required by project clients and
connect them to relevant agencies to ensure successful achievement of
their Personal Health Plan goals.
* Achieve agreed Key Performance Indicators
* Publicise the work of the programme to encourage participation by
others
* Maintain all records in the manner required (client files,
databases, etc) to record activity, client progression and overall
programme outcomes
* Be aware of the developments in the health sector at local,
regional and national level
* Assist in the mapping of Community Health supports in the Donegal
Health Hubs
* Assist the Community Health Co-ordinator to prepare monthly
reports for the DLDC Board and programme funders
* Assist with monitoring and evaluation of the project
* Carry out any other function relevant to the position of Community
Health Project - Leader as indicated from time to time

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The successful candidate will have:

* 3rd Level Qualification
* Experience in managing a project is desirable
* An empathy with target groups members of the programme
* A high level of understanding of the link between prevention/early
intervention in health and well being to prevent the development of
long term health conditions.
* Excellent communication and listening skills
* The ability to motivate others, influence opinion, inspire trust
and develop mutually beneficial relationships
* The ability to form good working relationships with organisations
and communities
* Good organisational and planning skills, good attention to detail
in approach to work, have effective time management skills and an
ability to work to tight deadlines
* Have an ability to work flexibly with DLDC colleagues to ensure
efficient delivery of schemes
* Be capable of supervising compliance with health and safety
requirements
* Be able to set, manage and monitor work schedules and attainment
of targets by Community Health Project team
* Good computer/ICT and record keeping skills
* Access to appropriate transport to fulfil the requirements of the
role as post will involve frequent travel.
* A track record which demonstrates initiative, personal motivation,
an ability to make things happen and achieve outcomes.
* An ability to use independent judgment and handle confidential
material sensitively.
* Any health work background is welcome but not necessary

CONDITIONS OF WORK:

* The Community Health Leader will be required to work **Apply on the
website** hours a week
* A probationary period of at least six months will apply.
* This is a Fixed Term contract until **Apply on the
website**/**Apply on the website**/**Apply on the website**.

A panel may be created from which future vacancies may be filled

APPLICATION

To apply for the position, PLEASE SUBMIT BY EMAIL, a LETTER OF
APPLICATION TOGETHER WITH CURRENT CURRICULUM VITAE, TO:
CEO
Donegal Local Development CLG
1 Millennium Court
Pearse Road
Letterkenny
Co. Donegal

Job Descriptions are available from **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** and also
on DLDC website WWW.DLDC.ORG [http://www.dldc.org]

APPLICATION SHOULD BE EMAILED to **Apply on the website** Applications
to arrive no later than 5PM, WEDNESDAY, **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH
NOVEMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.

_DONEGAL LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CLG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER._
[This project has been supported by the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme,
managed by the Special EU]
This project has been supported by the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme,
managed by the Special EU

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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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