Cairde is currently seeking to recruit 2 Community Health Workers (Community Employment Scheme)

The key task of the Community Health Worker is to support the work of the Health Information and Advocacy Centre through community development.

Applicants should have some experience (in paid or unpaid capacity) and/or interest in community development and some understanding of issues affecting ethnic minority communities in Ireland. The successful applicant will be encouraged to undertake training relevant to the role.

Applicants must have fluency in written and spoken English, and fluency in one of the other languages, preferably Polish, Romanian, Arabic, Mandarin, Russian or African languages.

This position is based on Community Employment scheme: part-time, 19.5 hours per week, and anyone who wishes to apply should meet the community employment criteria outlined by FÁS.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 22nd of April 2011

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