Epilepsy Ireland is recruiting

Epilepsy Ireland is currently recruiting for the position of Community Resource Officer (CRO) for the North Cork Area. 

Title: Community Resource Officer (CRO) for the North Cork Area

Location: Epilepsy Ireland Offices, Cork

Hours of Work: 25 hours per week over 4/5 days (specific hours to be agreed with the Director of Services) within office hours with some flexibility for evening and weekend work required.

Travel: There is a requirement for travel to surrounding regions for community working, and occasional travel to Dublin and occasional overnight stays.

Reporting to: Director of Services

Nature of post: This post is a permanent position with an immediate start date and with a six month probation period.

Role Description: This role involves delivering community services to people with epilepsy, their families and carers, and to health professionals and the wider community. The services that we deliver in each region include one-to-one support, information & advice services, online support groups, regional support groups, talks and seminars, training to health care professionals, and epilepsy awareness talks in schools. The local community resource officer is responsible for delivering the service in the North Cork area and will work with a partner CRO for the South Cork area.


Please send your Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter explaining why you wish to apply for the position and highlighting your relevant skills and experience to Mary Malone at mmalone@epilepsy.ie or by post to Mary Malone, Epilepsy Ireland, 249, Crumlin Road, Dublin 12.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 20th July 2016

Interviews will be held in Cork in early August.