Job Opportunity - Parenting Monaghan Co-Ordinator

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Applications are invited for the position of:
Parenting Monaghan Co-Ordinator
The Position:
The Parenting Monaghan Co-ordinator will be responsible for leading out on the work of Parenting Monaghan, as per the Parenting Monaghan Strategy 2022-2025. They would also assist the MID Community Development Team Leader and Parenting Monaghan Steering Group to source sustainable funding to develop this position to a full-time role.

Location: Castleblayney

Reporting to: Community Development Team Leader

Duration: Part time – Fixed Term Contract up to December 2024 (and working towards full-time funded position)

Job Function: Co-ordinate the work of Parenting Monaghan

The Role:
• Arrange Parenting Programmes and Workshops for parents
• Act as the main contact for all parenting support queries within County Monaghan
• Maintain and promote a calendar of parenting support events
• Update Parenting Monaghan website and social media platforms
• Oversee budget spends associated with the project
• Signpost parents to information and services
• Increase visibility of services and raise awareness for parents
• Apply for funding to enable delivery of Parenting Programmes and Workshops
• Arrange meetings of Parenting Monaghan Steering Group
The successful person should have:
• Good interpersonal skills, including ability to liaise with a wide range of professionals on an interagency basis and build and maintain effective working relationships.
• Excellent standards of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Empathetic attitude / approachable.
• Ability to be proactive, use own initiative and work effectively.
• Positive and flexible approach to the work.
• Excellent written communications skills, including ability to draft summary information and correspondence.
• Excellent computer skills, including Word processing, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Flexibility in relation to hours of work to meet the needs of the work. Unsocial hours (evening work) will be required from time to time.
• Consent to be Garda Vetted: As our work involves contact with vulnerable people, the successful candidates may be subject to mandatory Garda Vetting.

Click on the link for the full Job Specification or you can request it from  or call our office on 042 9479500.

Interviews will be competency based and shortlisting will apply on the basis of information provided in your CV / supporting statement. A panel may be formed from which future candidates may be drawn.

To apply for the position please forward your Curriculum Vitae and supporting statement (max 500 words) stating why you have applied for this position and outlining any knowledge / expertise / attributes which you consider pertinent to this position to .
Closing date for applications: 4.00pm Thursday Friday 17th May 2024 (17/5/2024)