Family Resource Centres National Mental Health Promotion Co-ordinator

The National Steering Committee oversees the delivery of a suicide prevention code of practice and training within the FRC programme. The committee also aim to support external partners in the development of their own Code. A new National Mental Health Promotion Framework for FRCs has also been developed which requires implementation. 
Westport Family & Community Resource Centre, as the host organisation for this position, wishes to recruit a National Co-ordinator to assist us in the delivery of the above work.
Person Specification
• 3 years’ relevant work experience demonstrating the skills necessary for community development and inter-agency partnerships
• Ability to work on own initiative
• A Community Development, social science or related discipline to degree level or equivalent
• Good interpersonal and Communication Skills
• Full clean driving licence with access to own car

This post is full-time (35 hours per week) and will be offered on a fixed-term basis for one year with the possibility of it being extended. The post will be based in the Westport office.

For Application Form and further information, please phone the office on 086 0470663 or email
Applications will only be accepted on the Official Application Form  
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday, 18th November 2016
Interviews will take place week beginning Monday 12th December 2016
Westport Family & Community Resource Centre is An Equal Opportunities Employer
The National Steering Committee consists of representation from the FRC National Forum, the National Office of Suicide Prevention, the Child & Family Agency, HSE Suicide Resource Officer, Mental Health, Primary Care and Health & Well-Being and Mental Health Ireland.  
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