Dublin Samaritans: Administrator

Opportunity to work with Dublin Samaritans

Samaritans’ Vision is that fewer people die by suicide. Our volunteers provide confidential non-judgemental support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. Our listening service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Dublin Samaritans wishes to recruit a person to provide general administrative, including payroll and accounts, support. This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy team in the Not for Profit sector.

The position is part-time, working 3 days a week (24 hours per week), and the person would report to the Administrative Team Lead.  The office comprises a team of 3 people and is based at 112 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. At present there is a combination of home and office working.

The salary is €17 gross per hour.

Candidates are required to have:

  • Good administrative experience to include record keeping;
  • Ability to prioritise work, solve problems and meet deadlines;
  • Working knowledge of payroll and accounts including SAGE payroll and TAS accounting;
  • IT experience including Microsoft Office and SharePoint;
  • Good communication and people skills;
  • Ability to be totally discreet and confidential.

The position would suit a person who likes working in a small team and being a support to a voluntary organisation of about 250 volunteers.

Applicants should send a CV (including the names of 2 referees) and a letter of no more than 2 A4 pages, setting out how they meet the requirements and why they would like the job, to the Director, Dublin Samaritans by mailing Director@dublinsamaritans.ie. Any queries should be made to the same email address.

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on their application. Interviews which will take place in mid-October 2020 with a view to commencement as soon as possible thereafter.

The closing date for applications is 4pm on Wednesday 7 October 2020.

Dublin Samaritans is an equal opportunities employer.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
11th Sep, 2020
Dublin 1
Expiry Date
7th Oct, 2020