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National Helpline Night Time Support Worker

Purpose of the Role: To provide support and information to women experiencing abuse in intimate relationships on the Women’s Aid National 24/7 freephone Helpline’s ‘out of hours’ service, and to assist in the maintenance of the Helpline Service as part of the Helpline Team.

The National Helpline Night Support Worker will be required to work 2 nights, 24 hours per week, over a four week rotating roster (Monday to Sunday). Flexibility is essential for the ‘out of hours’ night shifts (8pm-8am) over the 7 night period at an hourly rate of €18.58.

Essential Criteria:

  • Have a very clear understanding of a gender analysis of violence against women.
  • 3 year’s experience working directly with women experiencing abuse in intimate relationships.
  • Knowledge, acceptance and implementation of organisation policy and ethos.
  • MS Office and database skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Completion of Women’s Aid Helpline training and actively working on the National Helpline for twelve months following the training.
  • 3rd level qualification, Social Care or similar.

How to Apply:

Download the full job description here and the application form here.

Please send your completed and signed application form marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and (National Helpline - Night Support Worker) to:, or post three copies of your application form to Hilary Daly, 5 Women's Aid, 5 Wilton Place, Dublin 2.

CVs will not be considered.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: Friday 30th November 2018, at COB 5pm, candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to attend for interview on Wednesday the 12th December 2018.

Women’s Aid strives to be an equal opportunities employer.