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This week is National Volunteering week - will you become an EI Volunteer?

Last Updated: Tue, 17/05/2022 - 07:34

This week is National Volunteering Week - a week in which we celebrate the incredible work which is done by volunteers across Ireland.

At Epilepsy Ireland, we depend on the support of our wonderful volunteers across the length and breadth of the country – to help us raise the vital funds required to continue our work towards a society where no person’s life is limited by epilepsy; and to help raise awareness of a condition which affects 40,000 people across Ireland today.

Today is International Nurses Day

Last Updated: Thu, 12/05/2022 - 11:26

Today is International Nurses Day and is a day in which the work of nurses across the world is acknowledged and celebrated.

Epilepsy Nurse Specialists play a vital role in supporting people with epilepsy across Ireland and on this special day, we would like to thank them for their incredible work. You can learn more about the work of Epilepsy Nurses Specialists by watching the video below.

We're Hiring - join our Training for Success team!

Last Updated: Wed, 11/05/2022 - 10:14

Epilepsy Ireland are currently hiring for the role of Administrative Assistant to join our Training for Success team in Atlantic  Technological University Sligo.

Reporting to the Training for Success Course Manager and Director of Services, the successful candidate will provide administrative support in the delivery of the QQI level 5 course, Training for Success. 

Virtual Conference to discuss challenges facing families caring for child with long-term illnesses

Last Updated: Mon, 09/05/2022 - 12:17

A virtual conference taking place this Wednesday is set to discuss the challenges facing families caring for a child with a long-term illness.

The event has been jointly organised by our colleagues in Children in Hospital Ireland (CIHI) and Children’s Heartbeat Trust Northern Ireland (CHT).

The conference will feature a range of speakers, discussing a number of key subjects, including: 

We're hiring - will you be our new Finance Manager?

Last Updated: Thu, 05/05/2022 - 16:02

Epilepsy Ireland are currently hiring for the role of Finance Manager.

Reporting to our CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, budgeting and forecasting, monthly management accounts, year-end audit preparation; and financial reporting to funders & other stakeholders.

Today is workplace wellbeing day - can we help support your workplace?

Last Updated: Fri, 29/04/2022 - 07:10

Acceptance and understanding within the workplace are something that everyone in employment seeks. This type of inclusive environment is also something many businesses and employers strive to implement in workplaces across Ireland.

However, for people with epilepsy, unfortunately there can still be misconceptions around a person’s ability to work when the reality is that for the vast majority of people with epilepsy, they are able to work at whatever they chose to do.