Meath Women’s Refuge and Support Services: Refuge Support Worker

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Meath Women’s Refuge and Support Services

Meath Women’s Refuge and Support Services (MWRSS) is a domestic violence support service, and we provide a wide range of support services including emergency refuge accommodation, outreach support in the community and a children’s programme. MWRSS has a catchment area of Co. Meath. We have been working in the community for over 30 years and have a strong track record of supporting women and children experiencing domestic violence. We work closely with a wide range of stakeholders to fulfil our mission statement and seek innovative responses to domestic violence in Co. Meath.

We are looking to recruit a Refuge Support Worker (Fixed Term Contract) to cover a variety of shifts.

Candidates require a level 7 or equivalent in Applied Social Studies or an equivalent profession e.g., counselling, nursing, social work and registered with a professional body.

Terms and Conditions

Refuge Support shifts will cover a variety of shifts including sleep overs, day shifts, joint working, lone working, weekends, and unsociable hours.

Hours of Work: Week 1 Tuesday 9.30pm to 9.30am; Friday 9.30pm to 9.30am; Sunday 8.30pm to 9.30am. Week 2: Friday 9.30pm to 9.30am & Sunday 8.30pm to 9.30am. The Refuge Support Worker (RSW) will be paid at the normal hourly rate for meetings they attend outside of their core hours. The RSW Rate is €18.25 per hour. Overnight shifts are 12-8am which is minimum wage. Saturday and Sundays are time and a half.

We are accepting applications by Cover Letter and CV to on a rolling basis, immediately until Friday the 24th of September with immediate start date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be via Teams on a rolling basis starting immediately until the last week of October.

Meath Women’s Refuge and Support Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Sep, 2021
Co Meath
Expiry Date
24th Sep, 2021