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CE Rehabilitation Scheme Supervisor

Full Time

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Further information in relation to this exciting opportunity can be found in the above document.

Forward CV to Maura Walsh
duhallow@irdduhallow.com
029-60633

Applications must be received by 9th September 2022


CE Rehabilitation Scheme Assistant Supervisor

Full Time

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Further information in relation to this exciting opportunity can be found in the above document.

Forward CV to Maura Walsh
duhallow@irdduhallow.com
029-60633

Applications must be received by 9th September 2022

 


Duhallow Rural Recreation Officer

Full Time

The RRO will represent a unique resource locally for providing best practice in trail maintenance, management, marketing and the development of a braod range of rural recreation and activity tourism products. The RRO is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the management and enhancement of hte Walks Scheme Walks and Trails, assisting in the marketing and promotion of other trails and assisting local communities to research, plan and develop new routes. The RRO shall also assist in the completion of the maintenance plan and conduct trail inspections for the purposes of the Walks Scheme. The RRO is fundamental to the process of brokering support for access, facilitating product development and unlocking the known social and economic potential of rural recreation and activity tourism. The RRO is essential to ensure the continued to delivery of the National Outdoor Recreation Strategy Objectives.

 

Applicants must:

  • Hold a third level qualification (Outdoor Education / Recreation, Tourism / Recreation or Rural / Community Development or a related field) and a minimum of 2 years’ experience or have 5 years’ experience in a relevant field.
  • Experience of project management
  • Knowledge of GPS, map reading, route planning and navigation
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of GIS applications such as qGIS, ArcGIS is desireable.
  • Possess excellent understanding of the needs of farmers and landowners and have at least 12 months experience of engaging and working with farmrs.
  • The position is full time and will be based in our office in the James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork.
  • The contract is a fixed term contract.

 

Forward CV to Maura Walsh
duhallow@irdduhallow.com
029-60633

Applications must be received by 9th of September at 5pm


Social Farming Programme Facilitator

Full Time

Duhallow Social Farming Initiative aims to provide social farming opportunities for people across the spectrum of disability and mental ill health where host farmer families will be supported to provide a programme of farming related activities.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate Duhallow Social Farming Initiative with the following duties:

  • Plan and implement the new IRD Duhallow Social Farming Initiative;
  • Recruit project participants and host farmers through promotion and public awareness
  • Support the communication links between host farmers, participants and their guardians, service providers and IRD Duhallow.
  • Establish realistic, measurable targets that are properly tracked and evaluated
  • Assist farmers in accessing additional supports and funding where necessary.
  • Work in a professional manner to ensure the welfare and safety of the participants and hosts
  • Implement the initiative in line with  Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse – National Policy and Procedures.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with farmers, health /social service providers.
  • Work in an integrated manner with other team members within IRD Duhallow
  • Carry out risk assessments and manage risks and report to Team Leader
  • Maintain accurate records of work and report to Management, Working Group and Board

 

The candidate should possess:

  • Third Level Qualification QQI Level 8 or higher or Professional Qualification.
  • A background or qualification in Agriculture and Farm Related Activities
  • Experience in Rural Development/ Health and Social Care and the issues pertaining to both the service users – project participants and farming families.
  • The interpersonal and communication skills necessary to establish trusting relationships with all stakeholder groups and encourage engagement with the service.
  • Good organizational skills both for own work and network/events within the region.
  • Influencing and negotiating skills, Facilitation or Training Skills
  • Excellent presentation skills & proficiency in IT.
  • Flexible and professional approach to work
  • Information management and report writing
  • Be able to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Full clean driving Licence with own.

 

Application to include Cover Letter and Current CV to:

 

Forward CV to Maura Walsh
duhallow@irdduhallow.com
029-60633

Applications must be received by 9th September at 5pm