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Vacancy – Senior Public Engagement Officer (Maternity Cover) ***EXPIRED***


Contract Details: Maternity leave cover – 9 months with potential to extend for one year  or part-time position

Skills and competencies:

  • Flexibility and enthusiasm to manage a varied workload
  • Team work, positivity and willingness to work with the IHF
  • Capacity to gain working knowledge of the Think Ahead, Advance Decision Making, Forum on End of Life, and other IHF healthcare programmes and issues
  • Capacity and experience in organising public events and planning and implementing programmes
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • People management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Communication skills

Key work areas:  

  • Supporting the continued rollout of Think Ahead – working from a handover plan developed by current post holder
  • Planning and supporting the roll-out of the IHF Charter on Dying, Death and Bereavement
  • Supporting the rollout of 4-5 café conversation events
  • Development of a stakeholder strategy in conjunction with the CEO
  • Supporting planning for Forum 2017 and the ongoing work of the Council of the Forum on End of Life

Required Qualifications and Work Experience:

The successful candidate will have:

  • a relevant third level qualification
  • At least three years’ work experience in the health or social care sector

Salary: Negotiable

Reporting to:  Head of Communications/CEO

Applications: Please submit applications including cover letter and CV to info@hospicefoundation.ie with ‘Public engagement officer’ in subject title.

Deadline: June 30th  

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