TNC (Travellers of North Cork): Traveller Community Health Worker

TNC (Travellers of North Cork)

TNC (Travellers of North Cork) Ltd.

Are seeking to employ a:

Traveller Community Health Worker (TCHW)

Based in Doneraile, County Cork , with regular travel to Fermoy/Mitchelstown and other areas as needed (15 hours per week)

Salary: €14,079 per annum (qualified rate)
€ 11,934 per annum (mentoring phase rate)

This is a Traveller peer led programme, whereby Travellers engage and work with their own community, as part of the TNC Primary Health Care Project, who work towards improving the health status (physical, social and mental wellbeing) of Travellers, and achieving equality of outcomes for the Traveller Community in North Cork.

The TCHW will:

  • Identify the health needs of Travellers in North Cork using a Community Development approach.
  • Support Travellers in North Cork to access existing services that impact on health and contribute to the promotion of health in the community.
  • Work in partnership with relevant services to influence both Policy and Practice.
  • Be committed to working in an Equal Opportunities setting.

The TCHW candidates must have:

  • Experience and/or qualification in Primary Health Care Programme, Community Development, Community Health Advocacy or any relevant training or experience.
  • And an understanding of the issues effecting the Traveller Community and Traveller Health.
  • In addition candidates must have: A good standard of literacy, basic computer skills and have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Further details can be obtained by emailing: travellersnorthcork@live.com or tel. 022 71035. Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 15th March 1pm.

This is a re-advertisement of the post, previous applicants who were offered interviews need not reapply as you will be contacted with a new interview date.

This post is funded by Traveller Health Unit / HSE

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
19th Feb, 2021
Region
Co Cork
Expiry Date
15th Mar, 2021