SOSAD Drogheda: Risk Assessor

SOSAD Ireland is an Irish Suicide prevention and bereavement support charity.
SOSAD offers free counselling for individuals affected by experiencing; anxiety and depression, suicidal thoughts, and bereavement support. 24 hour emergency helpline for anyone who may be in distress and in need of professional help and support and bereavement support.


What's Involved:

  • Carry out detailed psychological risk assessments and ongoing reviews of clients
  • Evaluating from the assessment the best action to take in the client's recovery (I.e working in conjunction with/or referral of clients to statutory, community and other voluntary services)
  • Provide support, advice and care for clients
  • Dealing with low and high-risk suicidal clients presenting with issues of self-harm, suicidial ideation, alcoholism, depression, and unresolved past trauma
  • Maintaining accurate and confidential records in line with SOSAD policy and regulations

What's Required:

  • Ideally a minimum of a level 8 degree in psychology / in final year
  • Safetalk / ASIST training desirable
  • Commitment of at least 2-4 hours (1 day) per week
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work positively with clientele
  • Effective communication and organisational skills
  • Respect for patient confidentiality
  • To maintain professional and personal boundaries
  • Must have a caring, empathetic and understanding nature

If you have any further questions regarding the position or would like to apply please email your CV to:


Co Louth

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