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Friday, 13 July 2018

Health Service Executive: Vacancies for Two Community Health Workers

Health Service Executive: Community Health Worker x 2

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Community Health Worker – Cork North (2 Posts)

1 x Specified Purpose Contract for a 3 Year Period.
1 x Specified Purpose Contract for an Initial Period of Six Months
Job Title and Grade:
Community Health Worker – Cork North (2 Posts x Specified Purpose Contract)
(Aligned to Social Care Worker with Qualification for pay purposes)
Closing Date: Friday, 27th July, 2018
Proposed Interview date(s) :Wednesday, 15th August 2018
Taking up Appointment: As soon as possible
Location of Post:
Community Work Department - Cork North, The Old Library, St. Mary’s Road, Cork City.
A panel may be formed for Community Health Worker posts within the Cork North Community Work Department from which specified purpose vacancies of full/part-time duration may be filled.
Organisational Area: Cork Kerry Community Healthcare
Details of Service
The Community Work Department Cork North :
  • Works to develop innovative programmes which reflect the many factors that determine the health of individuals and communities.
  • Is concerned with developing a collective response to needs within communities, including those experiencing social exclusion.
  • Promotes inclusive ways of working in order to secure concrete improvements in quality of life for those communities.
  • Focuses on empowerment, user participation, collective action, partnership and inter-agency working, being respectful of individuals and their communities, links between poverty and health inequalities, promotion of social inclusion and accountability.
  • Seeks to support, guide and strengthen the capacities of communities for positive health and equitable health outcomes.
  • Supports the work across all HSE divisions i.e. Primary Care, Social Care, Mental Health and Health & Wellbeing.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Principal Community Worker - Cork North Community Work Department or other designated person.
Purpose of the Post
To work with local communities and the HSE in identification and definition of local health issues, develop innovative responses and explore methods of enhancing the local delivery of health services.

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