Job Details: Westmeath Support Service Against Domestic Abuse: Vacancies x 2


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Westmeath Support Service Against Domestic Abuse: Vacancies x 2
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ABOUT US

Westmeath Support Service Against Domestic Abuse is a voluntary
organisation based in Mullingar since **Apply on the website**. Our
aim is to provide support, advocacy and accurate information to women
who have or are experiencing emotional, physical, sexual or financial
abuse by a current or former partner by providing one-to-one and
telephone support, our outreach and referral services, legal advocacy
and court accompaniment.

If you share our values and want to make a difference, then apply for
a role with Westmeath Support Service Against Domestic Abuse and join
the team!

_WESTMEATH SUPPORT SERVICE AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE ARE INVITING
APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS:_

1. ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY OFFICER

2. SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY WORKER

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1. ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY WORKER

ABOUT THE ROLE

JOB TITLE: Administration and Public Advocacy Officer
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Service Manager/CEO
LOCATION: Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
HOURS OF WORK: **Apply on the website**.5 Hours
CONTRACT: Full Time (contract renewal is subject to funding)
SALARY SCALE: dependent on qualifications/experience

REQUIREMENTS:

* A relevant third level qualification in a related field.
* Minimum three years of relevant work experience.
* Experience in managing administrative and project work.
* Experience in managing data.
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent organisational skills.
* Exellent MS Office skills incl. Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, etc.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Highly developed interpersonal skills with an ability to
communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
* Self-motivated, effective team member with the ability to work on
his/her own initiative.
* Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines, while producing
work to a high standard.
* Ability to represent the organisation appropriately.
* Candidates under consideration may be required to complete a
health check, Garda vetting and provide a reference.
* A full clean drivers license with access to own vehicle.

DESIRABLE:

* A demonstrable knowledge of the community and voluntary sector.
* A demonstrable knowledge of domestic abuse.
* The ability to empathise with users of the service.
* Understanding of finance and governance procedures within the
not-for-profit sector.
* Experience in creating and facilitating educational/training
programmes.

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2. SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY WORKER

ABOUT THE ROLE

JOB TITLE: Support and Advocacy Worker
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Service Manager/CEO
LOCATION: Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
HOURS OF WORK: **Apply on the website**.5 Hours
CONTRACT: Full Time (contract renewal is subject to funding)
SALARY SCALE: dependent on qualifications/experience

REQUIREMENTS:

* A relevant third level qualification in a related field.
* A minimum of three years relevant work experience.
* A demonstratable knowledge of and a thorough understanding of the
dynamics and impact of domestic abuse.
* Experience of building and maintaining relationships with
agencies, professionals and stakeholders.
* Experience of report writing.
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a varied
workload with minimal supervision, and take initiative in problem
solving.
* Highly flexible and have the ability to adapt to the changing
client group.
* A full clean driver’s license with access to own vehicle.

DESIRABLE:

* A demonstratable experience of working with people experiencing
domestic violence and abuse.
* Understanding and working knowledge of Children’s First
Legislation.
* Competent IT Skills.
* The ability to empathise with users of the service.

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PLEASE SEE JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND APPLICATION FORM ATTACHED BELOW

If you are interested in this role, please email **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE** with your CV, Cover Letter and Application Form, or contact
us with any questions you may have, before the application CLOSING
DATE OF **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**ST JANUARY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.

_This job description is intended as a summary of the primary
responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job
description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual
in this position might be asked to perform that may be required either
now or in the future._

_When applying, PLEASE MARK CLEARLY in the subject line of your email
and your application, WHICH POST YOU ARE APPLYING FOR._

Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not always
possible to respond to all applications. Only shortlisted Candidates
for interview will be contacted.

_WESTMEATH SUPPORT SERVICE AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE CLG IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER_


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