Nasc, in association with the HSE and Tralee International Resource Centre are recruiting for a Community Worker

Wed, March 22, 2017

Community Worker (2 part-time positions)

Nasc Ireland and Tralee International Resource Centre, in association with HSE Social Inclusion CHO 4 (Cork & Kerry), invite applications for 2 part-time positions as Community Worker (Refugee Supports). One position will be based in Cork City (22.5 hrs per week) and the second position will be based in Tralee (15 hrs per week).

The role of the Community Workers will be to support HSE services to work with families and individuals who are resettled/relocated refugees and/or are living in EROCs and other accommodation centres.

These positions are for a one year fixed term contract.

Essential requirements include:

  • A recognised 3rd Level Qualification in Youth & Community Work,  Social work, The Humanities,  or an equivalent qualification
  • Have experience of working with ethnic minority communities and in particular refugees and asylum seekers.
  • Have a minimum of two years experience of Community Work, Social Work or equivalent in the community and/or statutory sector

Closing date for receipt of application forms: Friday April 7th 2017 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place week beginning April 24th 2017. Short-listing may apply. Late applications will not be accepted.

This position is funded under the Dormant Accounts Fund.

For full particulars of both posts and the application process, please click on the following links:

Ad Community Worker (Refugee Supports)

Additional Campaign Information

CORK Job Specification CW Refugees

Application Form CW (Refugee Support)

Applications (3 copies) accepted in hard copy only. Please submit marked ‘COMMUNITY WORKER (REFUGEE SUPPORTS)’ to the addresses below.

Completed Applications for Cork:

HSE Community Work Dept, Old Library Building, St. Mary’s Rd., Cork City.

Completed Applications for Tralee:

Co-Ordinator, TIRC, 13-14 Patricks Bungalows, Boherbee, Tralee, Co. Kerry.