NUIG 143-16 Research Assistant –Workplace Health and Well Being, Health Promotion Research Centre, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, NUI Galway
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a Research Assistant with the Health Promotion Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway.  This position is available from January 5th 2017 to contract end date of September 28th 2017.  
Further details available at:

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.  

Health Promotion Officer - Grade V

Vacancy Details


Job Type: Clinical Support


Closing Date: 21/10/2016

Reference: HR16F273



Applications are invited for the position of Health Promotion Officer (Grade V) in the Preventive Medicine & Health Promotion Department of St. Vincent’s University Hospital.
Role Summary: St Vincents University Hospital is a member of the Health Promoting Hospital Network and therefore is committed to the provision of health promotion opportunities for patients, staff and the community. The post holder will work as part of the Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion team to support the development and implementation of the smoking advice service and other various clinical and educational programmes which support the hospital patients, staff and community.
Informal enquiries or Role Specific Enquiries to: Ms Kirsten Doherty, Temporary Health Promotion Manager Tel: +353 1 221 4956 or email
Please download the below Job Description for this position, as this will not be available online after the vacancy close date.
Applications for St. Vincent’s University Hospital job vacancies will only be accepted through our Web Recruitment System.


The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity.  We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research.  Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment.


Applications are invited for the following positions:

Faculty of Education & Health Sciences

Graduate Entry Medical School


1. Post Doctoral Researcher (Ethnic Minority Health) – Specific Purpose Contract

    Salary:  €37,750 - €46,255 p.a. (maximum starting salary: €37,750 p.a.)


2. Research Assistant (Ethnic Minority Health) – Specific Purpose Contract

    Salary:  €22,396 - €32,930 p.a. (maximum starting salary: €27,679 p.a.)


Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:

The closing date for receipt of applications isFriday, 7th October 2016.

Applications must be completed online before12 noon, Irish Standard Time on the closing date.

Please note your applicationmust include:

  • A letter of introduction indicating how you meet the criteria outlined in the Job description.
  • A completed online Application Form (separate application forms must be submitted for each post applied for).


Please if you experience any difficulties.


Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and committed to selection on merit.


Meeting with Minister for Health Promotion


Representatives from the AHPI Executive Committee met with the Minister for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, in the Department of Health on August 2nd to discuss the role of the AHPI, our work plan for 2016/2017 and our progress to date on the establishment of a registration system in Ireland for Health Promorion practitioners.

The AHPI would like to thank Minister Corcoran Kennedy for her time and interest, and look forward to working with her in the future.

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Formed in 1997, the Association for Health Promotion Ireland provides a forum through which health promotion professionals can exchange knowledge and ideas.