Thursday, 3 May 2018

New position at Gateway

Gateway Mental Health Project: Administration Officer

Gateway is a member and peer led social support organisation for people with self-experience of recovery and mental health issues. We work to promote positive mental health, recovery and social inclusion in the community of Rathmines and Dublin South city. Gateway was founded upon community development principles of participation, empowerment, collective action and equality. Gateway is supported by a Management Committee and is part of Mental Health Ireland’s network of organisations.

The Position & Person
The Administration Officer will work as part of a team, supporting the day to day operations, communications and administration of Gateway which is peer led community resource for people with self-experience of mental ill health and recovery.  They will work directly with the Gateway team and members to support operations and progress the strategic aims of the organisation in accordance with community development values.  The Administration Officer will have at least two years’ experience in administration or office management and a recognised qualification in office administration or a related discipline would be an advantage.  Expertise resulting from lived experience of mental health difficulties and knowledge of community development practices are also highly desirable. Gateway has a flexible working environment which could provide the Administration Officer with opportunities to explore some development work with members given interest and capacity.
Full job specification is available here:

The Administration Officer will be based in Rathmines, Dublin 6. The position is part-time with flexible working hours including potential for evening work and occasional weekend working. Hours may be negotiable with the right candidate.  The contract will be subject to Garda Vetting and will include a probationary period.  The fulltime equivalent salary will be a maximum of €26,250 - the actual salary will reflect agreed part-time hours, and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process:
Applications by CV and cover letter to be submitted by email to: Mental Health Ireland, 1-4 Adelaide Road, Glasthule, Co Dublin Tel 01-284 1166
Shortlisting will apply.
For informal enquiries contact:
Ali Rochford, Interim Gateway Coordinator, Gateway Mental Health Project.
Email: Tel: 01-4977005
For more information on Gateway see 
Closing date for applications is 17th May 2018

Mental Health Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

Region: Dublin
Expiry date: 17th May 2018
Date Entered/Updated: 3rd May 2018

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