Domestic Abuse Key Workers

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Domestic Abuse Key Workers

Apply by 5:00 pm

29th November 2021

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COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service – working to ensure women and children can live safely in a home of their own
Are you passionate about supporting women leaving abusive relationships?

We are currently seeking applications for the following positions:

Domestic Abuse Key Workers

Full-Time and Part-Time

These roles provide a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women and children living with abuse, and to shape how our community and society view and address abuse in the family.

Modh Eile House provides temporary, safe accommodation for women and their children experiencing domestic abuse, with the Service supporting women and their children from Galway city & county who both live in and who do not. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Modh Eile House prioritises the safety and welfare of women and children living with abuse, providing comprehensive and holistic care. This post is part of the dedicated team of professionals who operate this service and will involve managing Key Work Caseload.

If you have experience in working in a Domestic Abuse service (minimum two years), a relevant qualification, a commitment to our mission and a passion to support women in rebuilding their lives, then we would like to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in a Domestic Abuse service
  • Experience of key working/case management, including the drafting and implementation of a care and support plan
  • Experience of and a proven ability to work with a woman in a strengths-based approach or model
  • Strong ICT skills

Hours of Work: Each role will involve shift work, including evenings and nights, over a seven-day period, ranging between 24 and 39 hours per week, to be determined, and subject to change
Contract: Fixed Term Specific Purpose Contract

How to apply for this role

Completed applications should be submitted by email only to before 5pm on Monday, 29th November 2021. Only applications on our Application Form will be accepted.

Satisfactory references and Garda clearance is required for this role.

COPE Galway is an equal opportunities employer