The National Youth Council of Ireland Wishes to recruit a Health Promotion Officer for the National Youth Health Programme If you are passionate about making a positive impact on young people’s health, the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) would like to hear from you. Working in a positive and stimulating environment, the emphasis of this role is to contribute to the development of health promotion initiatives using evidence based approaches and best practice that will have a real impact on the health and well being of young people. The ideal candidate will: •Have a third level qualification in Health promotion and/or Health Education •2 years experience working in Health Promotion, Health Education, Youth Work or Community Development; •Have 2 years experience in developing, delivering and evaluating training; •Have an understanding and/or experience of quality standard frameworks; •Have a proven track record of achievement; •Have a working knowledge of youth organisations and youth health; •Have a working knowledge of national health promotion policy and strategy; •Have experience of policy and strategy development within an organisation; •Have excellent interpersonal, written communication, organisational and presentation skills; •Have the ability to work on one’s own initiative as well as part of a team. This is a full-time post (35 hours per week). Some evening and weekend work is required. A full job description and application form is available from the NYCI by contacting Lisa Hyland at or by telephone at: 01-4784122 Salary Scale: Project Officer Grade 1 - €32179-€47802 Please Email Application Form and cover letter to: or post to Lisa Hyland, Administrative Manager, National Youth Council of Ireland, 3 Montague St., Dublin 2 Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 29th January 2016. The National Youth Council of Ireland is striving to be an equal opportunities employer. For more information:
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