Older Person Mental Health Worker (24 Month Contract, 35 Hours)

Northside FRC

Limerick

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Limerick
POSTED
30+ days ago
DescriptionOlder Persons’ Mental Health WorkerNorthside Family Resource Centre since its establishment in 1987 has sought to respond to the needs of the local community by providing:• structures which facilitate local people to support each other and search for ways to improve the quality of life in the area• services in answer to the needs of families and family members• support for those most disadvantaged and socially excluded. The Older Persons’ Mental Health Worker will support the effective running of older persons’ projects and programmes in Northside Family Resource Centre within the context of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Working closely with the Co-ordinator of Older Persons’ Services they will support the development of a system of supports aimed at fostering and maintaining the older person’s mental well-being, independence, social inclusion, and community engagement.The Older Persons’ Mental Health Worker will have responsibility for certain projects.Among these are:• Compensating for the lack of social interaction throughout the Pandemic through innovative and creative initiatives• Create fun and engaging opportunities which Older People can actively engage• Friendly Call Service• Home Visiting Service• Referrals and signposting• Attention to those returning home from the hospital• One-to-one advocacy and support• Build interagency relationships with statutory and community partners• Input into the strategic development of the project and funding opportunities as they arise• Other relevant activitiesFull Job Description and Application Form can be found on our website at www.northsidefrc.ie/vacancies. HOW TO APPLY:Please DO NOT send your CV. Application forms and explanatory notes can be found at www.northsidefrc.ie/vacancies. Only completed application forms will be accepted for shortlisting. Forward your completed application through Hirelocker on our vacancies pages. The closing date for this campaign is 4 pm on Friday 1st October 2021.All informal enquiries can be directed to sarahhehir@northsidefrc.ie. Northside Family Resource Centre is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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Northside FRC