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Barnardos: Administration Worker (Part-Time, Maternity Cover) - Dublin.Expiry date 4th August 2022

Ireland’s leading children’s charity is recruiting: Administration Worker, Dublin Location: Barnardos Family Resource Centre, Finglas West, Dublin 11 Contract: Part Time (20 hrs) & Specific Purpose (maternity cover) expected from June 2022 to July 2023. To be worked over 4 days a week. Salary: €12,784 - €19,804 (this is the pro-rated salary for 20 hours per week) Finglas West Family Resource Centre was established in November 2018 and is part of the National Family Resource Centre Programme funded by Tusla, the Child & Family Agency. Barnardos is the lead agency for this service. The FRC itself adopts a strong community development approach to working with children and their families. The active and meaningful participation of parents and children will be central to the approach of the FRC. We are now recruiting a part-time Administration Worker to cover maternity leave. The role is starting in September and is expected to run until July 2023. Job purpose To provide an efficient and flexible administrative support service to the Finglas West FRC in an integrated way with the wider Barnardos organisation Personal attributes

  • Good communications and interpersonal skills

  • Awareness of confidentiality and the ability to deal with sensitive queries

  • Teamwork required and the ability to work well with others

  • Ability to work on own initiative and to consult where appropriate

  • Ability to prioritise competing demand

  • Flexibility and adaptability in terms of tasks and time is essential

  • Genuine interest and empathy for service users with warm and welcoming disposition

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and boundaries in the work

  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Minimum of two years’ direct relevant experience essential.

  • Proficiency in IT Systems, word processing and finance skills are essential.


  • Junior Cert or equivalent minimum level of education.

The post-holder is initially assigned to work in the Finglas Family Resource Centre, Dublin 11, but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Dublin area in line with organisational needs For full job description and to apply please visit Closing date: Thursday August 4th at 12pm Interview date: 11th August 2022 Shortlisting will apply (please note, CVs are not accepted on their own, candidates must complete and submit our application form through Barnardos website).

General Info Date Entered/Updated 8th Jun, 2022 Region Dublin 11 Expiry Date 4th Aug, 2022

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