Project Support Worker (CE Scheme)

Part time
Type of work: 
Project Worker
South Dublin Voluntary Groups
CE Scheme
  • Hours per week: 19.5 Hours
  • Salary: Community Employment Rates
  • This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

South Dublin Voluntary Groups CLG (SDVG) is a coalition of organisations from the community, voluntary and non-profit sector, who operate a large, successful Community Employment (CE) scheme. We are currently recruiting for the following role based in one of our affiliated projects, Gateway, Rathmines. Gateway is a member and peer led social support organisation for people with self-experience of recovery and mental health issues. They work to promote positive mental health, recovery and social inclusion in the community of Rathmines and Dublin South city. Gateway was founded upon community development principles of participation, empowerment, collective action and equality. Gateway is supported by a Management Committee and is part of Mental Health Ireland’s network of organisations.

Job Description

  • Work alongside people with lived experience of mental health issues for positive mental health, recovery and inclusion in the community.
  • Work with and support the Gateway members to develop a member led community mental health resource and drop in centre.
  • Work to facilitate and encourage peer support, peer modelling, active membership and leadership within Gateway.
  • Work with Gateway members and the Gateway Team to plan and organise the Gateway drop in centre and its activities.
  • Work together with Gateway members to organise social and cultural activities.
  • Take part in team meetings to help plan and develop Gateway.
  • Advertise and promote Gateway through outreach work and other activities.
  • Any other duties/responsibilities as agreed with the Co-ordinator of Gateway.
Application details: 

Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of SDVG’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over. Applicants must also be in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more.

You must be prepared to complete Garda Vetting and provide 2 references.

Please apply with your CV, confirming you are eligible for a CE Scheme to or call 01-5611967/ 5349751 for more information.

Rathmines, Dublin 6
Closing date: 
2 Feb 2018