Drogheda Women & Children’s Refuge: Night Support Workers x 2

Drogheda Women & Children’s Refuge


2 x Full Time - Night Support Workers

1 year Fixed Term contract

Drogheda Women & Children’s Refuge CLG (DWCR) is a long standing voluntary organisation. We have been working in the community for over 20 years and through our supports and services have helped many thousands of women and children who have experienced domestic violence and/or homelessness. We work closely with a wide range of organisations and agencies to ensure a holistic approach to support for women and children in the Drogheda and Dublin North East area. We work to empower women to of all cultures and backgrounds to live abuse free lives. We provide for women and children safe emergency refuge accommodation, information, emotional support, advocacy, court accompaniment and support to seeking long term accommodation

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the provision of services to Clients and to actively participate in the team effort to provide an effective service, using a trauma informed approach to your practice and working within a self-help and mutual aid framework with women and child protections at its core.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Minimum Level 5 in applied social studies e.g., social care or social studies and/or must be working in the Social Sector for more than 3 years
  • To have at least 2 years’ experience of working with victims of domestic abuse & homelessness, other residential/supported housing environment, advice or other relevant voluntary or statutory agency
  • Experience of working on a one-to-one basis with clients
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a small team in a refuge environment
  • Good administrative and clerical skills, Good communications skills, both verbally and in writing, ability to liaise/negotiate with wide range of organisations and individuals
  • Be able to drive, possess a full driving license

All queries, application forms and Job Descriptions are available by emailing: recruitment@droghedarefuge.org or by contacting the Manager on 041 9847262.

Completed applications can be:

  • Emailed to:  recruitment@droghedarefuge.org (Input Night Support Worker in to the Subject Line)
  • Posted to: The Manager, Drogheda Women & Children’s Refuge CLG, St. Anthony’s, Priest’s Lane, Drogehda, Co Louth

No later than 5 pm on Wednesday 21st April 2021

CV’s will not be accepted. Shortlisting will apply

Drogehda Women & Children’s Refuge CLG is an equal opportunities employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
7th Apr, 2021
Co Louth
Expiry Date
21st Apr, 2021