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12 Apr 2017

Area Development Officer – Cavan/ Monaghan

Position Title: Area Development Officer

Reports to: Head of Training and Professional Standards

Location: Cavan/Monaghan

Full job description here.

Mental Health Ireland (MHI) is a national voluntary organisation with a network of Mental Health Associations (MHAs) active throughout the country. Mental Health Ireland aims to promote positive mental health through education, training and awareness raising and to support persons who experience mental health difficulties, their families and significant others through the activities of Mental Health Associations’ and national advocacy.


Working as part of the national team, the Area Development Officer will work a four day week in Counties Cavan and Monaghan, supporting the operation and development of MHAs, the training and development of volunteers and the delivery of Mental Health Promotion education and training activities in the area. The Area Development Officer will represent MHI in CHO 1 in collaboration with the HSE and other related stakeholders in the community and voluntary sector working to improve the mental health of the population. The Area Development Officer will report to the Head of Training and Professional Standards and work closely with our national team in areas including projects, campaigns and communication. The role demands flexible working hours and the candidate must have experience and capacity for lone working.

Conditions of employment:

The Area Development Officer will be based in Cavan/Monaghan and will be required periodically to attend national meetings outside their own area. The position is based on a 4 day week (29.6 hours), exclusive of lunch hours, with flexible working hours including regular evening work and occasional week-end working. The salary for this post is analogous with Grade VI, HSE.

How to apply:

Please forward a completed application form together with a brief Résumé/Curriculum Vitae with to recruitment@mentalhealthireland.ie

MHI will acknowledge receipt of all applications.

Download the job description and application form here MHI job-application-form CavanMonaghan .  Job description available below or telephone 01-2841166.

Final closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 5th May.

Informal inquiries regarding post to be sent to recruitment@mentalhealthireland.ie. Mental Health Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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