Grow are currently seeking to recruit an Experienced and Qualified

Mental Wellbeing Community Education Officer

(18 month Fixed Term Contract)

Working from home and in the Field: Kildare, West Wicklow and Dublin West

Closing date for Applications is Sunday 7 February 2021

Interviews to be held on Week commencing 22 February 2021

Grow Mental Health is Ireland’s largest community-based mental health organisation and has been helping people on the road to mental health recovery for almost 50 years.  We hold peer-support groups across Ireland each week. Grow Mental Health groups follow a practical programme and provide mutual help and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties or struggling with their mental wellbeing. Meetings are free and confidential. Besides weekly support meetings, Grow also holds free community education, workplace, carer, and young adult programmes. 

Role Summary

The purpose of the role is to provide education programs in the region and this role reports to the regional manager. To liaise with the National Program Coordinator (NPC) to ensure our health and wellbeing program quality (the purpose of which is to raise awareness and understanding of mental health issues in the community and create dialogue around mental wellbeing) reflects current thinking. To implement a promotional and development plan in line with the GROW strategic plan in collaboration with the team. To deliver the GROW Health and Wellbeing Programmes in the above locations and, in so doing, to promote GROW as an option within this region. To develop, improve, strengthen and expand the delivery of the GROW Health and Wellbeing Programs which include:

  • The Community Education Program(CEP)
  • The Workplace Program(WWP)
  • The Stress Management Program
  • The Carers Program(CP)
  • The Schools and Third level Institutes Program (EIP)

For more details on Grow Mental Health visit our website www.grow.ie

 

Application is by Cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Any queries relating to the role to [email protected] or contact Cliona Tynan on 01-8408236