SSGT Traveller Enterprise & Employment Policy Officer (3 days pw)
St Stephen’s Green Trust (SSGT) is a social justice grantmaking organisation operating across Ireland. A current strategic goal is to contribute to improving the life chances and participation of Travellers in Irish society, underpinned by the principles of Traveller participation, relationship building and incorporating a gender dimension into the work.
As part of a 3-year programme, the SSGT Traveller Enterprise & Employment Policy Officer (TEPO) will lead a strategic partnership between SSGT (the employer), a Traveller organisation and an employment advocacy/policy organisation, building on ongoing activities and expertise. This is an emerging role in an initiative aimed at improving the outcomes and experience of Travellers in employment and enterprise.
A background document with details of outcomes being sought for the programme is attached. Applicants with the relevant experience and expertise are strongly encouraged to contact the SSGT Executive Director (in confidence) in advance of making an application.
Terms and conditions: Three days pw (some out of hours work may be required) and a salary guided by the Civil Service Higher Executive Officer scale. Employer contribution to a PRSA (between 5-7%). Annual leave 25 days pro rata (15 days). Three-year contract subject to annual funding.
We particularly welcome applications from people from a migrant or refugee background, lone parents, Travellers and people with disabilities.
Application by CV and a cover letter (details in attached document) to SSGT by Friday 14th June 2019.