ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services, Limerick: Project Worker & Refuge Relief Workers

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1. PROJECT WORKER – Supporting women from ethnic minority groups and migrant women (part-time)

ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services is a voluntary organization which was established in 1974. The Mission of ADAPT is to offer support and safety to women and their children affected by domestic abuse. The service is committed to challenging domestic abuse by strengthening the capacity of individuals, communities, and organisations to respond effectively and to change society so that domestic abuse is no longer tolerated.

We are looking to employ a highly motivated and committed individual to work on a 5-year project providing support to women from ethnic minorities and migrant women who are experiencing domestic abuse/coercive control.

The role will involve working with other agencies throughout Limerick City and County with a view to setting up an in-reach service. It will also involve facilitating awareness raising groups as well as providing one-to-one support, advocacy and accompaniment to courts, Gardai, and other services as required. The Project Worker has particular responsibility to assure the quality of assessment, support and safety offered to women survivors.

Salary:

Related to qualifications and experience and in line with public service salaries.

Type of Contract:

5-year fixed term contract. The post is initially part-time (25 hours per week) but may become a full-time position (37-hour week) depending on funding.

Applications will only be accepted on the official application form. Further information and application forms are available from Colleen Dawson, ADAPT House, Rosbrien, Limerick; email: frontoffice@adaptservices.ie. Tel: 061-412354.

Panels may be formed, from which vacancies over the following 12 months may be filled. Closing date for applications is 1st February 2023 at 5pm and interviews will be held 15th February, 2023.


2. Refuge Relief Workers

The primary responsibility of the Refuge Relief Worker is to provide relief cover as required in the refuge and work as part of the refuge team to provide safe accommodation for women survivors of domestic abuse and their children.

Applications will only be accepted on the official application form. Further information and application forms are available from Colleen Dawson, ADAPT House, Rosbrien, Limerick; email: frontoffice@adaptservices.ie. Tel: 061-412354. When enquiring, please state the position in which you are interested.

Panels may be formed, from which vacancies over the following 12 months may be filled. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st February 2023 @ 5pm.

The job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities for the position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in the position might be asked to perform either now or in the future.

ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services Limerick is an Equal Opportunities Employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
18th Jan, 2023
Region
Limerick
Expiry Date
1st Feb, 2023