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The position of Waterford Social Prescribing Coordinator is now advertised. To see details please click on the following link 

Social Prescribing Coordinator Position

The aim of the Waterford Social Prescribing Service is to improve physical, emotional and mental wellbeing by linking people with non-medical sources of support within the community.

This post is a fixed term full-time contract for a four month period (with the possibility of a further extension subject to funding) for an enthusiastic motivated individual to become part of the vibrant team at Sacred Heart Family Resource Centre where you will be based.

As Social Prescribing Coordinator you must have experience of at least 3 years in a Community, Youth and / or Health setting of working on the wider determinants of health, in identifying services and activities and in supporting people to access same. Outreach and one to one work will be a key feature of the role.

This project focuses on the Waterford Metropolitan Area coordinating an innovative approach to health and wellbeing.

The position will necessitate the following:-

  • The successful candidate must have a recognised level 7 Degree or higher in Social, Community, Health or other related field and a minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant setting.
  • Experience of project administration, networking and co-ordination.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills including fluent English speaker.
  • A full driving licence and access to a car for work purposes.

Full Job Description and Person Specification can be obtained by emailing: info@sacredheartfrc.ie

COMPLETED LETTERS OF INTEREST AND C.V. MARKED FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE MANAGER, REF: SOCIAL PRESCRIBING SHOULD BE SENT TO info@sacredheartfrc.ie

Closing date for applications: 1.00pm on Friday 10th May 2019. Interviews for those shortlisted will be held on Monday 20th May 2019 at Sacred Heart Family Resource Centre, Richardson’s Meadow, Old Tramore Road, Waterford.

NOTE: Enhanced criteria may be applied to assist with short listing and interview

Canvassing will disqualify. No late applications will be accepted.

Sacred Heart Community & Childcare Project CLG is an equal opportunities employer.

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