Meath Women’s Refuge and Support Services: CEO

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Meath Women’s Refuge and Support Services provides a specialist Domestic Violence Support Service across the whole of County Meath. We are now seeking applications for a new CEO to continue our work and support our overall growth and development as a Specialist Service provider. Our work spans the entire County. We are looking to recruit an exceptional leader who shares our passion to eliminate gender-based violence and ensure that Co. Meath is a safe place for women and children.

The overall aims of the role are:

  • To support the Board in developing and achieving its strategic aims
  • To ensure that MWRSS complies with its statutory, legal, and regulatory obligations.
  • To plan, organise and co-ordinate the overall day-to-day management of the work of the organisation
  • To support the growth and development of the organisation in line with the organisation’s Strategic Plan
  • To lead the whole staff team to ensure consistently high-quality evidence-based service delivery To devise and deliver appropriate governance, income generation, finance, and operational plans to ensure organisation’s sustainability.
  • To develop and sustain positive working relationships with key stakeholders in the community including funders, referrers, the media and other relevant personnel and agencies

Terms and Conditions: 

This is a permanent position (following a 6-month probationary period). The role is funded by CUAN-The Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Agency with a salary in the range of €62,800-€67,824 dependent on experience.

An additional on call allowance is paid for on call duties which take place every 6-8 weeks for 1 week at a time.


A one page cover letter detailing your interest and suitability for this role plus a CV (max 4 pages) outlining your relevant experience and expertise as it pertains to the role to be emailed for the attention of Sinead Smith on by 5pm on Tuesday 9th of July 2024.

Shortlisting will apply and interviews will take place in mid-August. It is expected the new CEO will be in situ by mid-October 2024.

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Region: Co Meath