Grow are currently seeking to recruit

An Area Coordinator – Maternity Cover

(Beginning October through End April 2023 minimum)

Based in the Ballina Area of Mayo, with some travel across Mayo
15 Hours per week
Working in the field and from home
Closing date for applications is Sunday 18 September 2022
Interviews to be held in Late September/Early October 2022

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 over 50 years.  

We hold peer-support groups across Ireland and online each week. Grow 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. 

Purpose of the Role

This role is person centred.

The purpose of the role is to develop and maintain a network of Grow groups in the region known as an Area Coordination Unit. This role has specific duties and boundaries and is one of working with, empowering and facilitating others to enable Recovery within Grow membership and the wider Grow community, which provides support to those who have had or are suffering from, mental health challenges. Working with the NPC to ensure the quality of the Grow program within groups is adhered to it. The role involves building relationships and building awareness of, and the promotion of GROW within the wider community. Initiating fundraising activity and advocating for funding/financial support for GROW in your Area Coordination Unit.

For more details on Grow Mental Health visit our website  

Click here to download a full job description for the role. 

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

Any queries relating to the role to [email protected] or contact Helena Kilduff, HR Administrator on 01-840 815