COPE Galway: Assistant Project Worker x 2 (Full-Time & Relief)

COPE Galway

We are currently seeking applications for the following positions:

Assistant Project Worker - Full Time

Assistant Project Worker - Relief

The post of Assistant Project Worker will have responsibility for the staffing and supervision of the project when on duty including providing live/waking night onsite cover. This role will be a hands-on role focused on providing practical assistance and support to clients during their stay in the Service and supervising the operation of the building and its surrounds when on duty.

A detailed job description and person specification outlines the full criteria required for the position but includes the following:

  • Minimum Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications in social care/addiction studies/health care/disability or similar
  • A minimum of one year’s experience of working in the area of homelessness or other similar area of work with socially disadvantaged
  • Experience of working with homelessness
  • Understanding of why people become homeless and the related needs they may have

Hours of work: Full Time ( 39 hrs per week) and Relief
Salary: Care Assistant Scale
Contract: 2 Year fixed term contract
Place of work: COPE Galway Day Centre

A detailed Job Description/Person Spec and Application Form are available by emailing

Applicants should submit completed application forms to the HR Department by the 3rd of April 2020 via email to

Successful Garda clearance is required for this position.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
25th Mar, 2020
Expiry Date
3rd Apr, 2020