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New Vacant Positions

Exchange House National Travellers Service, through the support of the National Office for Suicide Prevention, now wishes to recruit the following:


Suicide Awareness Trainer/Facilitator with the Traveller community

Working within the Exchange House Family Support Service and National Traveller Suicide Awareness Project (NTSAP) the post holder will, through a community development approach, work to outreach, deliver and develop culturally appropriate suicide awareness programmes and training on prevention, intervention and post-vention. Programmes will include safeTALK, ASIST and other relevant training including a focus on grief and bereavement. The post holder will act as a resource both to Traveller organisations and mental health/suicide related services to raise awareness on the issue of suicide in the Traveller community and promote the development of culturally responsive preventative and proactive services for Travellers.

Salary as per the HSE Professionally Qualified Social Worker scale, starting at €38,819, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is a full time 40 hours per week

Full job description

Person specification

Application form


Development Worker (Suicide Awareness & Prevention) with Traveller men

The post holder, together with the Family Support Service, will develop services and support work with Traveller men on suicide awareness, prevention and intervention and provide advice, support and information to Traveller projects/organisations.

Salary as per the HSE Professionally Qualified Social Worker scale, starting at €38,819, commensurate with qualifications and experience.The position is a full time 40 hours per week.

Full job description

Person specification

Application form


Completed application forms for both positions should be sent to (CVs will not be accepted):

Family Support Services Manager, Exchange House National Travellers Service, 61 Great Strand Street, Dublin 1

or emailed to

info@exchangehouse.ie

Closing date for for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 23rd August 2013

Shortlisted candidtates will be interviewed on Wednesday 11th / Thursday 12th September 2013

Candidates invited to interview will be required:

  • To make a 5 minute presentation on mental health and suicide
  • To bring evidence of relevant professional qualifications including registration/validation certificates to interview.

Exchange House National Travellers Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from members of the Traveller community

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