Westmeath Community Development: LEADER Development Worker (Maternity Cover)

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Westmeath Community Development

Westmeath Community Development

Vacancy: LEADER Development Worker

Specified Purpose Contract [Maternity Leave Cover Post]

Westmeath Community Development (WCD), is the local development company for the county. We administer a range of programmes and support services to individuals and community groups that improves quality of life through the provision of lifelong learning, capacity building and labour market supports.

LEADER is a community led approach to local development funded through Ireland’s Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. It supports locally identified initiatives that seek to address locally identified needs and challenges. WCD implements the programme for the county.

WCD is now seeking a LEADER Development worker to implement actions in the Local Development Strategy for the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2014–2020 & Transitional LEADER Programme 2021/2022.

About the Role

  • Job Title: LEADER Development worker
  • Location: Mullingar
  • Contract: Specified Purpose Contract to cover a period of Maternity Leave [expected duration 9 months]
  • Hours: Full-time, 35-hours/week with some evening and/or weekend work expected
  • Salary: €36,335

Application Process

  • Completed Application Form with a cover letter outlining your experience to the LEADER Co-ordinator, by post or email to:
    Ref: 2021/1 LEADER
    Bernie Leavy
    Westmeath Community Development
    Mullingar E.T.I. Ctr
    Mullingar Business Park
    Co Westmeath
  • Email to bleavy@westcd.ie
  • Closing date for receipt of Application form and Cover Letter is Wednesday 5th May at 4pm
  • Shortlisting may apply
  • Second round interviews may apply
  • Reference checks & Garda Vetting will apply

Interview Process

Expected timeline for interviews is mid to late May, subject to COVID restrictions. Interviews may be held virtually.

Westmeath Community Development is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Canvassing will disqualify

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
31st Mar, 2021
Mullingar, Co Westmeath
Expiry Date
5th May, 2021