Current Vacancies

Clare Haven Services, is a voluntary organisation which provides a wide range of support services to women and children subjected to domestic abuse. Clare Haven Services promotes the rights of women and children to live and grow in a peaceful, non-violent home environment.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

1. ADMINISTRATION: RELIEF PANEL

As an administration relief worker, the hours of work will vary depending on the cover needed but will be between the days Monday and Friday, and between the hours 8am and 6pm.  Relief staff will be required to cover any shifts during this time. Sometimes it is at short notice and is on an “as and when” basis. This is a varied post which involves diverse tasks ranging from taking and transferring calls to book-keeping to filing / photocopying / processing to answering service-related queries.

Requirements of the Post

The successful candidate will be a diligent worker, will be adaptable and flexible and will be willing to learn new skills. The will have attention to detail as a priority. They will be empathetic and compassionate yet practical and pragmatic.  They will be working alongside a dedicated team providing services for women and children who are subjected to domestic abuse. The successful candidates will have:

 Education & Experience:  Leaving Certificate

And

Work experience in an administrative role

OR

A minimum of 3 years working in an administration role that incorporates at least 2 of the following, receptionist, office administrator, clerical officer, book-keeping, and will have evidence of CPD training.

 Other Essential Requirements

Ability to be discreet, keep information and experiences confidential and be respectful of all clients, staff and visitors that come into the service.

And

Knowledge of Domestic Abuse and its impact on women and children.

And

Interpersonal skills that included excellent written and oral communication through English

And

A commitment to the protection from harm for women and children

 Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a busy and dynamic front-facing service
  • An interest in the area of violence against women and related gender equality issues

 Rate of Pay

€12.33 per hour

How to Apply

Apply via email to hr@clarehaven.ie  subject line “Administration Relief Application” with your CV and a cover letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the post and why you are interested in the post. Please submit as your earliest convenience.

 

2.  REFUGE WORKERS – RELIEF PANEL

As a relief worker, the hours of work will vary from week to week depending on the cover needed, and will include evenings/overnights during the week and evenings/overnights and days over the weekend. This is a varied post which involves diverse tasks ranging from housekeeping to health and safety checks & enforcement to emotional & physical support to woman & children subjected to abuse in their home.

The refuge operates a 24/7/365 service and is staffed at all times. Relief staff will be required to cover any shifts during this time. Sometimes it is at short notice and is an as & when basis.

Requirements of the Post

The successful candidate will a hard worker, will be adaptable and flexible and will be willing to learn new skills. They will be empathetic and compassionate yet practical and pragmatic.  They will be working alongside a dedicated team providing services for women and children who experience domestic abuse. The successful candidates will have:

Essential Requirements:

  • Third level qualification in Child Care, Early Years or equivalent

OR

A minimum of 5 years working in a domestic abuse service that incorporates at least 2 of the following, a help/ information line, a refuge , an outreach service and will have evidence of CPD training.

And

  • Knowledge of Domestic Abuse and its impact on women and children.

And

  • Understanding/working knowledge of Children’s First Legislation/Child Care Act & Domestic Violence Act 2018,

And

A commitment to the protection from harm for women and children

Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a domestic abuse service or other similar setting
  • An interest in the area of violence against women and related gender equality issues

How to Apply

Apply via email to hr@clarehaven.ie  subject line “Refuge Relief Application” with your CV and a cover letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the post and why you are interested in the post

Rate of Pay

€14.76 per hour

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