IASIO RESETTLEMENT SERVICE RECRUITMENT – DUBLIN & PORTLOAISE
IASIO (the Irish Association for Social Inclusion Opportunities), is a national organisation that works with State agencies in the development and delivery of services to marginalised groups, enabling communities to become more socially inclusive through excellence in practice. IASIO’s current operational scope includes three national Services and two smaller projects: The Linkage Service, the Gate Service, the Resettlement Service; and, The Community Support Scheme and The Supported Employment Service. In particular, it is the only national organisation for adult offenders in the community and voluntary sector with a specific focus on alternatives to both offending and re-imprisonment. This is achieved through the provision of direct services to offenders in the community and to prisoners, services which range from 1-to-1 guidance counselling, group work, psychometric assessment, resettlement planning & support and placement in the community. IASIO’s core mission is the social inclusion of people marginalised from mainstream opportunity.
We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for Resettlement Coordinator positions in the following areas;
1 – Fulltime post, covering Prisons in Dublin
1 – 3-Day per week Part-time post, covering Midlands Prison Campus
Resettlement Coordinator for the Resettlement Service:
The Resettlement Coordinator (RC) offers a ‘through-the-gate’ resettlement support for prisoners both before and after release. The RC aims to help identify a prisoners resettlement needs and develops a release and post-release plan that offers the best chance of success for that person on release from prison.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A relevant third level qualification while not essential is desirable (see a detailed job description below)
- A thorough understanding of the Target Groups needs and issues
- A good understanding of the Irish Prison Service and the Resettlement and Reintegration process
A good general knowledge of:
- IASIO and its range of programmes
- The Irish Criminal Justice system
- The Irish employment market and training & education opportunities
- Semi-state and other agencies , including services providing support and/or training and educational services for marginalised groups
- The issues and concerns for employers
- Prisoner Resettlement Work
- Desistance Processes
- Community based Addiction Services
- Homeless Services
- Primary Needs
- Department of Social Protection Programmes
- Community and Voluntary Groups
- One years’ experience of working with the Target Group
- Teamwork experience
Applicants should refer to the detailed job description, including the necessary competencies required in the attachment below.
Applicants for the above should forward their current Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter, by email no later than close of business Wednesday 24th April 2019 to:
Aisling Bracken, Human Resources Manager, IASIO, Block 3, Grove Court, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01 – 866 2706
Applications are welcome from candidates with exceptional experience but who do not possess formal qualifications.
- Full access to transport for business is essential
- Interviews for this post will take place in Dublin on the 2nd May 2019 and successful candidates will be called for interview in IASIO’s head office in Blanchardstown
- The salary for this post depends on qualifications and experience, within a range of the 1st –2nd point of the salary scale (Point 1: €28,500 - Point 2: €29,250)
- The successful candidate must be available to start work as soon as possible
- The appointment of a successful candidate will be made subject to two satisfactory references (one from your most recent employer) and prison security clearance.
- Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification.
- Please note that Skype interviews are not available
IASIO is an equal opportunities employer and promotes a policy of continuous personal and professional development among its staff and has a policy of interviewing candidates with disabilities.