Merchants Quay Ireland – Senior Project Worker / Counsellor – Dublin

A relevant third level qualification in the area of counselling (social care).
At least two – four year’s full-time or equivalent part-time experience of working in a residential setting.
Full Accreditation with ACI, IACP or equivalent body.
An excellent understanding of issues relating to problem drug use/homelessness including mental health concerns and
progression pathways towards housing, training and work.
Capacity to develop constructive relationships with clients & team.
Capacity to develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to manage/supervise a team.
Must be able to demonstrate proficient IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and a good knowledge CRM

system for reporting purposes.
Skills & Experience in dealing with service performance evaluation, service development & change management.
Must be available to work overnights.
Experience of developing and delivering workshops and seminars.
Location: High Park Residential Rehabilitation Centre, Grace Park Road, Dublin 9

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 39 hours per week to include one overnight per week
Salary Scale: €33,937 – €41,377 DOE per annum. There is also a lead allowance of €4,000 pa
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form attached to this ad and email to with a copy of your up to date CV attached by 5pm on Thursday, 30th May 2019.

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