Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service
Applications are invited for the following part time post
Intercultural Health Advocate for Programme Refugees
(Part Time 2 days per week)
Funded by H.S.E Social Inclusion, the Intercultural Health Advocate will coordinate health services and support delivered to Refugees living in the Emergency Reception & Orientation Centre (EROC) in Clonea Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
Based in Dungarvan, the Intercultural Health Advocate will:
- Provide Refugees with health information, orientation & wellbeing sessions and will support refugees to access health services and supports.
- Work in partnership with service providers to ensure delivery and engagement into health services & supports with Refugees living in Clonea EROC.
- Establish support structures that enable appropriate access to services and supports.
Applicants for the above post would ideally have qualifications in Community Health, Human Rights, Community Development or related field. Experience of working in health care or a related sector and knowledge of Intercultural Health is required along with knowledge of the Programme Refugee process. Successful applicant must have ability to work within a team and on own initiative; must have excellent communication, reporting, I.T., facilitation and networking skills. Own transport is essential.
Desirable skills and experience includes previous experience of design and delivery of initiatives particularly in health, knowledge of diverse cultural backgrounds and experience of working with vulnerable people. Ability to speak Arabic is desirable.
Applications in the form of curriculum vitae should be forwarded to:
The Secretary, Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service,
Edmund Rice Youth & Community Multiplex, Manor Street, Waterford.
Closing Date for applications is Friday 22nd November 2019
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service is an equal opportunities employer.