LINC INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
LINC is the only NGO working exclusively with women (cis and trans)
who identify as lesbian or bisexual in Ireland. With over **Apply on
the website** years’ experience, our aim is to improve the quality
of life, health and well-being of our community and to do this with
the principles of feminism, social justice and community development
at the centre of our work.
_LINC’s Vision__: An Ireland where LBTQ women are celebrated; where
the values of diversity, inclusion, social justice and equity are
_LINC’s Mission__: To enhance the quality of life, health, and
well-being of LBTQ women and their families through advocacy,
education, training, and development of a vibrant LBTQ community in
LINC refers to LBTQ women as a term inclusive of Lesbian, Bisexual,
Trans, Queer Women and non-binary people who relate to a Lesbian,
Bisexual and/or queer identity.
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
To develop the capacity of LINC as a national community organisation
through assisting in the delivery of the strategic plan, and the
development and provision of community-based health initiatives to
ensure best possible outcomes for the lesbian and bisexual women’s
community. This role provides the right candidate with an opportunity
for professional development and to create an individualised approach
to the role within the remit of Community Health.
* An understanding of, and affinity with, the issues facing lesbian
and bisexual women and their families and an awareness of the lesbian
and bisexual women’s community.
* At least 2 years’ experience of working in a community
development capacity and a recognised and relevant third level
qualification relevant to the job description for this position e.g.,
Community Work/Community Development/Community Health/Youth and
Community Work/Health Promotion
* Excellent communication skills, written, presentation, oral,
networking and interpersonal skills
* A high level of proficiency in google software and MS Office
* programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Support the LINC Co-ordinator and Board to ensure that the mission
and vision of , ensuring that the ethos, aims and objectives of LINC
are maintained and promoted through goal oriented design and delivery
of projects, initiatives and activities
* Develop work plan in line with the organisational strategic plan.
* Assist in the design and delivery of LINC’s LGBTI+ Diversity
* Provide confidential advice and advocacy to Lesbian, Bi and Queer
women experiencing health issues.
* Provide support to existing groups in LINC.
* Produce reports and evaluations when necessary.
* Engage in ongoing training and upskilling opportunities.
* Support LBQ women on a one-to-one basis
* Liaise with local, regional, and national LGBTI + organisations.
* To set up, facilitate and maintain groups/ supports/ information
sessions etc. in response to community needs.
* Identify and develop opportunities to build on existing services,
partnerships and resources in supporting the development of positive
health outcomes of other health and social gain programmes and
projects at local level from a community development and public
* Liaise with relevant organisations, groups and agencies as
* An ability to work independently, to plan and prioritise.
* Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
* Capacity to work collaboratively as part of a small team.
REPORTING TO: LINC Coordinator and board of management
EMPLOYED BY: LINC, *a White St Cork
APPLICATION PROCESS: Application forms available by emailing **Apply
on the website**
CLOSING DATE: 5pm Thursday *th November,
(CV’s will not be accepted)
INTERVIEW DATE: It is anticipated that interviews will take place the
week starting the **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH DECEMBER **APPLY ON THE
HOURS: Full time
SALARY: The salary scale for this post ranges from € **Apply on the
website**, * to €**Apply on the
website**, * for full-time post. The salary
offered will be subject to experience.
LEAVE: * days including 2 days at Christmas
CONTRACT: Full Time Fixed term - 2 years (possibility of extension
depending on funding)
PROBATION: 6 months
OTHER: Garda Vetting will apply
Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the information
supplied in the application form and on the requirements of the post.
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