Sligo Traveller Support Group: Mens Development Worker (Part-Time)
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Sligo Traveller Support Group Ltd
are recruiting for a
Mens Development Worker – Part Time role.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for:
A Mens Development Worker part time role 19.5 hours per week.
Assist Sligo Traveller Support Group (STSG) in the development and delivery of health education, outreach and advocacy to male members of the Traveller community in County Sligo.
Duties and responsibilities
- In association with the Primary Healthcare Team, identify the health needs of Travellers in County Sligo. Establish links with appropriate service providers to address these needs. Play an active role in the planning, organising and implementation of required programmes operated by STSG aimed at addressing such needs.
- Network within and across the Traveller community of County Sligo. Home visits are to be conducted regularly. The home visit STSG protocol is to be followed at all times when conducting home visits.
- Facilitate dialogue and communication between service providers and the local Traveller community. Work to ensure that the health information being disseminated locally is correct, consistent and appropriate for the client.
- Work closely with HSE personnel and departments, including the Designated Public Health Nurse for Travellers, as well as other relevant agencies.
Job description and person specification are available on request
Closing date Friday 15th of October @ 5pm
Interviews will follow shortlisting
Interviews will be held via zoom on Monday afternoon 18th of October
Garda Vetting is mandatory as part of recruitment 2021
A probation period of 6 months will apply
STSG is an equal opportunities employer