By March 20, 2018 Read More →

Join Cairde’s team – we are looking for a new Community Health Worker

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

The position will be based in Cairde offices at 19 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1. Cairde is a community development organisation working to tackle health inequalities among ethnic minority communities by improving their access to health services and participation in health planning and delivery.

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. The key task of the Community Health Worker is to support the work of the Health Information and Advocacy Centre through community development.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting individuals and groups from ethnic minority communities to access health and related services;
  • Maintaining the health information and advocacy centre as directed
  • Engaging in outreach work in the community and participating in relevant training as directed;
  • Networking and working in partnership with relevant statutory agencies, as appropriate;
  • Providing reception cover and administrative support, when required;
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date records and statistics of work.

Hours per week: 19.5


How to Apply

Please contact your local Department of Social Protection Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy quoting Job Reference Number Vacancy ID: CES-2064868

Eligibility to participate on Community Employment Scheme is generally linked to those who are 25 years of age or over and in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for one year or more.

For more information please contact Tonya Myles, General Manager, Cairde at 01 8552111 or email

Watch Erica and Michael talking about their work in Cairde:



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