Teach Tearmainn: Refuge Coordinator

Teach Tearmainn

Teach Tearmainn is a non-profit organisation dedicated to serving women, with or without children, who are in or have experienced domestic abuse. Established in 1999, Teach Tearmainn is the only specialised dedicated service working to address the issue of domestic violence and abuse in County Kildare. Teach Tearmainn provide the following services:

  • Refuge
  • Women's Support and Outreach Service
  • Children's Support Service
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Helpline
  • Group Support
  • MEND Partner Support
  • Advocacy
  • Education & Awareness Raising

Our Mission: To meet the needs of women and children experiencing Domestic Violence and Abuse, by providing inclusive, supportive and confidential services that empower women and children to live life without fear.

Our Vision: A world where women and children have the right to be and feel safe and happy.

Our Core Values: Empowerment, Non-Judgemental, Trust, Empathy, Women & Children Centred, Respect, Hope

Teach Tearmainn are now seeking to fill the following role:

Refuge Coordinator

The Refuge Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of Teach Tearmainn’s Refuge. The Refuge Coordinator will play a key role in leading and implementing Teach Tearmainn’s strategic plan and the related developments as well as overseeing the ongoing day to day coordination of services into the future.

The Refuge Coordinator is a member of the Senior Management Team reporting directly to the CEO. The management team will provide strategic leadership and management oversight to safeguard quality service delivery and support to women and children who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the delivery of refuge services and the refuge staff team in line with the organisation’s vision, mission, and core values. The Refuge service is a core element of the work of the organisation. The Refuge provides emergency crisis care accommodation to women and children who are fleeing their homes as a result of domestic violence and abuse. Teach Tearmainn’s Refuge also provides support to women via telephone, which is also operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Teach Tearmainn is a crisis support service so it is a busy, fast paced working environment.

To apply please submit an application to recruitment@teachtearmainn.ie by 5pm on April 24th,2021

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
6th Apr, 2021
Co Kildare
Expiry Date
24th Apr, 2021