Men’s Development Network: Vacancies

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As part of the Men’s Development Network’s (MDN) ongoing development, a fantastic opportunity is now available to be part of a growing and innovative organisation.
If you are creative, driven individual and want to be part of a team that truly effects men’s lives, then we want to hear from you.


Programme Co-ordinator (Mend Programme) 35hrs (ref: MDN/DV/19/01)

MEND [men ending domestic abuse] is a project of the Men’s Development Network and is funded by the Department of Justice and Equality, through Cosc, the Executive Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Ireland. MEND delivers the Choices Intervention Programme for men who have been violent or abusive within their intimate partner relationships. MEND currently deliver 6 Choices Programmes in Waterford, Wexford, Carlow/Kilkenny, South Tipperary, Laois/Offaly and Kildare.

The purpose of the role is the Coordination of our Choices Programmes as part of a team at the Men’s Development Network. The Coordinator will be responsible for the overall delivery of the Choices Programmes including: engaging with Statutory and non-Statutory agencies to promote the programme and increase referrals, to oversee the Assessment Process, completing Assessments, where necessary, with men who have been referred to the programme, where appropriate providing risk management and practice supervision, having oversight for the timely receipt of invoices from group facilitators and partner support workers. Completing administrative tasks linked to the delivery of the Choices Programmes.

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Helpline Supervisor (Male Advise Line) 35 hrs. (ref: MDN/MAL/19/02)

Men’s Development Network’s (MDN)Male Advice Line is a confidential and professional service providing telephone counselling, support, advice and referral for people who may have been a male victim of domestic abuse funded by Tusla

The role of the Helpline Supervisor is to oversee the development and delivery of the Men’s Development Network (MDN) Male Advice Line and to ensure the smooth running of same. The Helpline Supervisor will report directly to the CEO of MDN. Flexibility in terms of working hours is a requirement of this post

Applicants must be fully qualified Counsellors, Psychotherapists or Counselling Psychologists. Although training will be given to successful candidates, experience working with those who have been victims of domestic abuse and helpline experience is also desirable.

Due to the specialised nature of this work, it is imperative for all applicants to show evidence of their personal therapy work. Group supervision and case management is provided onsite and it is necessary that the successful candidates attend their own supervision.

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Engagement Officer (White Ribbon) 35 hrs (ref: MDN/WR/19/003)

MDN are the national agency in Ireland for the White Ribbon Campaign, which promotes men ending violence against women. The role will focus on engaging schools, community organisations and national agencies in an awareness raising programme building towards White Ribbon day on 26th November each year.

The candidate will have strong presentation and training skills, with an ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders. They will also have a strong event management ability. As the position has a national brief considerable travel is expected.

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Health Administrator (National Men’s Health Programme) 19 hrs (ref: MDM/NMHP/19/004)

The National Men’s Health Programme is funded through the HSE. The administrator will be supporting the staff of this Programme. The candidate should have a mature, non-judgmental, confident and caring manner. The ability to interact well with people from a wide range of backgrounds, together with good problem solving, project/time management and very good communication skills.

Prior Office Management Experience Preferred; Experience in Salesforce or other CRM Systems Preferred; Strong Attention to Detail; Ability to Work Without Supervision; Excellent Time Management Skills; Exceptional Communication and Customer Service Skills; Technical Skills, Including Proficiency With Microsoft Office Programs; Strong Prioritization and Organisation Skills; Ability to Handle Confidential Information; Strong Record Keeping Skills;

To apply please forward your curriculum vitae and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role chosen. Please ensure the relevant reference number for each position is marked on the envelope or subject bar and that applications are marked for the attention of Sean Cooke.

Applications to be submitted by Wednesday 17th April by 12 noon to or posted to 49/50 O Connell Street, Waterford City, Waterford X91 E866

All Positions will require Garda Vetting

Interviews will be held 29th, 30th April and 1st May.



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