Waterford Area Partnership CLG., Westgate Retail Park, Tramore Road, Waterford.

Tel: 051-841740, Email: info@wap.ie

Job Vacancy

WATERFORD AREA PARTNERSHIP CLG WISHES TO RECRUIT A FULL TIME COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER

Waterford Area Partnership CLG is a leading dynamic organisation developing creative and innovative responses in delivering the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) for Waterford City & County. The person entrusted with the position will require strong skills in community development work, practical developmental skills with a background of working within the community and voluntary sector essential.

Knowledge, or awareness of SICAP would be an advantage in supporting Waterford Area Partnership CLG to achieve programme requirements under our SICAP contract. As part of a SICAP team the successful candidate will be based in Co. Waterford and a flexible approach to working hours is required.

 

The successful candidate must have the following:

  • Level 7 or higher qualification with an emphasis on community development or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in either a voluntary or professional capacity
  • Leadership and coordination skills with adaptable approach
  • Strong administrative and computer skills in Microsoft Office, file management and CRM
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • A keen understanding and awareness of social exclusion/anti-poverty work
  • A high level of innovation, be energetic and self-starting
  • A full, clean driving licence

 

The contract is to December 31st 2022 on a 35 hour week basis (flexible approach is required) with the primary base in Dungarvan.

Salary scales apply and starting point is circa €32,000 to €38,000 based on experience.

To apply for the above position please forward a relevant Curriculum Vitae and letter of application no later than 3p.m. on Wednesday June 9th to:

Ms Catherine Power

SICAP Team Lead

Waterford Area Partnership CLG

Westgate Park, Tramore Road, Waterford.

or via email to info@wap.ie

 

N.B: Candidates will be short listed on the basis of the letter of application and Curriculum Vitae. Late applications will not be considered.

Waterford Area Partnership CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

 

Advert:

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Job Description:

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