The Food and Health Project: Healthy Food Made Easy Peer Leaders


The Food and Health Project at the Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership are seeking applications for the training of Healthy Food Made Easy Peer Leaders.

Trained Peer Leaders will have the opportunity to deliver the Healthy Food Made Easy programme within the Dublin 2, 6, 8, 10 & 12 areas on a contractual basis (approx. 2-3 courses per year).

Healthy Food Made Easy (HFME) is a 6 week programme supporting people to engage in healthier eating habits. The aim of HFME is to improve participant’s nutritional knowledge and to encourage them to put it into practice in their everyday life.

All HFME Peer Leaders receive training in the current HSE guidelines based on the food pyramid and fundamental group facilitation skills. Experienced Food and Health Leaders and HSE Community Dietitians will run this training.

Applicants must be available to attend all training dates.

Training Venues & Dates:

Ballyfermot Partnership, Drumfinn Park, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10
October 15th, 17th & 22nd 2019 (10am-4pm each day)

Blanchardstown Primary Care Centre, Dublin 15
November 5th, 7th, 12th & 14th 2019 (9.30am-4.30pm each day)

Who should apply?

Those with an interest in healthy eating, who are flexible and available to deliver courses during the day and possibly in the evening,. An openness to work with a diverse range of individuals and groups is necessary. Applicants must have access to their own vehicle suitable for transportation of equipment such as portable oven, manuals, food items etc.

Application forms & further information are available from:
Tina Daly, Food & Health Project Coordinator, Ballyfermot/Chapelizod Partnership, 201a Decies Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.

Phone: 01-6238088

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th September 2019 (late applications not permitted)

Successful applications must be available to attend for interview on

Tuesday 1st October 2019

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Dublin 10 and 15

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