Job Details: HUGG: Groups Administrator (Part Time)

Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
HUGG: Groups Administrator (Part Time)


POST AVAILABLE: Part Time – 4 mornings per week
I year fixed contract (initially)

CLOSING DATE: **Apply on the website**st January **Apply on the
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Subject: HUGG Groups Administrator

PROPOSED INTERVIEW DATE: Interviews will be held week commencing 6th
February **Apply on the website**

BASE: Work remotely from home

EMPLOYER: HUGG – Healing Untold Grief Groups CLG




The HUGG vision is that _anyone bereaved by suicide can find hope and
healing_. HUGG provides information and support principally through
the provision of local and online peer support groups - led by
volunteers with lived experience - for the suicide bereaved_._ By
engaging in research HUGG aims to inform public policy and improve
bereavement services. HUGG also collaborates with professionals and
other organisations working in the bereavement sector to advance best
practice and support those bereaved by suicide by raising public
awareness, communicating their concerns and advocating for change in
how state institutions engage with them

HUGG is committed to the development and delivery of peer support
groups for any adult who has been bereaved or affected by suicide,
right across Ireland. All of our HUGG groups are led by trained
volunteers with a lived experience of suicide bereavement. This goal
is in line with the National Office for Suicide Prevention’s (NOSP)
national strategy to reduce suicide in Ireland as identified in
Connecting_ for Life **Apply on the website** i.e. _‘To provide
support for those bereaved by suicide’.

We are seeking an individual, with a lived experience of suicide, to
work with HUGG to assist in the expansion and promotion of HUGG
support groups and the management of our volunteer facilitators.

* The post holder will support the HUGG Groups Manager in all aspects
of the day-to-day management of HUGG’s Volunteer Facilitators
provision across Ireland.
* The role will include supporting administration attached to
individual HUGG groups, reporting, file maintenance and the
recruitment, and training of HUGG volunteers; the implementation for
volunteer policies and contribute towards the development of a
creative and innovative strategy that will ensure the volunteer
services support the aims, objectives and values of HUGG.
* Help to broaden awareness of HUGG amongst the public, community
organisations and professionals through networking, collaboration and
imparting best practice, skills and knowledge.
* Collaborate, liaise and promote HUGG’s services with the HSE,
NOSP, Local Authorities, Therapists/Counsellors, GP’s and other NGOs
in promotion and extension of HUGG’s suicide bereavement supports
* Communicate regularly with existing Volunteers, supporting the
HUGG groups and attending HUGG group meetings on occasion.



The successful candidate must demonstrate:

* A commitment to suicide bereavement support informed by a lived
experience of suicide.


* Experience of active involvement in the voluntary sector.
* SafeTALK or ASIST training.
* Grief, bereavement or suicide prevention training


* Two appropriate references (past employer, work colleague,
voluntary organisation, educator).
* Willingness to train in specific programmes as relevant to the
* Full clean driving licence


* Able to take direction to assist in recruiting, supervising and
supporting a dispersed team of Volunteers across a wide geographical
* Able to create productive working relationships to communicate
fully in the role with fellow HUGG staff and volunteers
* Able to communicate effectively and maintain professional
relationships with a range of individuals/organisations
* Ability to assist in developing, delivering and facilitating
presentations, training and consultation events.
* Ability to work under own initiative remotely
* Ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines


* To work in accordance with all policy, procedures and guidelines of
* Assist in the recruitment, training and support of HUGG Volunteer
* Support the Group Manager in the establishment of new HUGG groups
in line with HUGG’s strategy and focusing.
* Support ensuring all Volunteers work in line with HUGG’s
policies, procedures, including codes of conduct, confidentiality,
safeguarding, data protection and equal opportunities.
* IT literate, confident in the use of the Microsoft office suite of
programmes such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
* Experience on a CRM system such as Salesforce is desirable (and a
willingness to learn how to use new technologies).
* To attend training, meetings, events and conferences around
suicide prevention, suicide bereavement and grief education as
* Assist in the ongoing development of training resources and
materials for Volunteers
* Assist in the promotion of HUGG’s support services through local
and national PR, social media campaigns and marketing activities.
* Carry out any other reasonable duties which may arise within the
scope of this post.
* Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection guidelines.
* Act in accordance with the charity’s policies and procedures.

The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list
of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be
required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may
be assigned from time to time and to contribute to the development of
the post while in office.


Short listing will be carried out on the basis of information supplied
in your curriculum vitae and letter of application at the closing

The criteria for short listing are based on the requirements of the
post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and skills, competencies
and knowledge section of this job specification.

REMUNERATION €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** per
ANNUAL LEAVE 8 days pro rata
PROBATION 6-month probationary period

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Type: Permanent
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