Seeking Safety Project: Peer Workers

Peer Workers for Seeking Safety Project are new positions, arising from the support of the Department of Health through its Women’s Health Fund. The Seeking Safety Project will develop and implement a cross sectoral, interagency Irish adaptation of the Seeking Safety model to support hard to reach women who experience both mental health and substance use issues, paying particular attention to those experiencing domestic and sexual gender based violence.

We are looking for experienced and motivated Peer to help deliver this programme. In this case, ‘we’ refers to the seven different agencies who are working together to roll out Seeking Safety around Ireland. The agencies involved are: Ballyfermot STAR, Ballymun STAR, Reddoor Project, Roscommon Women’s Network, Ruhama, SAOL Project and Sophia Housing. Each agency will employ one Seeking Safety Peer Worker for 7 hours per week. An interested individual can apply to work in more than one agency.

The Seeking safety Peer Workers will help to roll out the programme and assist with our evaluation process.

Training will be provided on both Seeking Safety and evaluation work – so don’t worry if you know nothing about either. It is your experience and skill as a peer worker that we are looking for.

Applicants should read the accompanying job description for more details and are then asked to submit a brief CV with a letter explaining why you are good for the post. All applications to be received by 5.00pm Friday 7th October 2022. Interviews will begin during the week beginning 10th October 2022.

Applications should be emailed to the host organisation to which they are applying:

Applications should be emailed to the following email addresses:

Any questions relating to this post can be addressed to the host organisation or using the subject ‘Questions re Seeking Safety Project Worker Post’.

All applications to appropriate email address with subject line ‘Seeking Safety Application’. Postal applications to individual agencies – the addresses are included in the job description attached

Late submissions will not be considered.

For more about each project, please visit our websites.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Sep, 2022
Various Locations
Expiry Date
7th Oct, 2022