Genio: Service Reform Researcher - Drug and Alcohol Task Forces


Service Reform Researcher – Drug and Alcohol Task Forces (Full-Time)

Genio is recruiting a Service Reform Researcher to join their team. This dynamic new role will focus on informing the implementation of a set of strategic initiatives across the Drug and Alcohol Task Forces (DATFs) which are being supported by the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive.

The successful candidate will be experienced in working with practitioners to facilitate improvements in social services and will have experience of practice-based research in the addiction field or in a closely related area. They will play an integral role in supporting the implementation of 12 strategic initiatives across the 24 DATFs. Genio has been asked to support the implementation of these initiatives given its track record of supporting successful reforms focused on promoting service user voice and the integration of service responses across different agencies. The focus of this role will be to surface learnings, opportunities and challenges on an on-going basis and to facilitate discussion with a view to sharing learning and overcoming challenges as the Task Forces implement these new strategic initiatives.

This is a full-time position based in Dublin, with some travel and flexibility required. Competitive salary and benefits.

Applications through the Genio website only. For further details, job specification and application form, go to:

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 4th September 2019


Genio is a non-profit organisation specialising in social service transformation. We work with Government and philanthropy to put people who use services at the heart of their design in order to lead self-determined lives. Genio currently works in the fields of disability, mental health, homelessness and drugs. In the last 10 years, Genio has helped facilitate ambitious national programmes of reform resulting in improved services for over 8,500 disadvantaged people. Visit to find out more

Address: 19-21 Westland Square, Pearse St., Dublin 2. 
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Genio CLG (A Company Limited by Guarantee) is an Irish registered company (Reg no. 454839) governed by the Genio Board of Directors.


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