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Women’s Aid: Data & Administration Executive (Maternity Cover)


Data & Administration Executive - High Risk SupportProject

About Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid is a national, feminist organisation working to prevent and address the impact of domestic violence and abuse. We do this by advocating, influencing, training, and campaigning for effective responses to reduce the scale and impacts of domestic abuse on women and children and providing high quality, specialised, integrated, support services.

Our vision is an equal Ireland with zero tolerance of all forms of violence against women, including domestic abuse. For more information read the Women’s Aid Statement of Strategy 2022-2024.

About the Services Department

The Services Department offers face-to-face supports to women subjected to domestic violence and abuse, through our one-to-one casework support, the Domestic Abuse Information and Support Service in Dolphin House, The Maternity Project Outreach Service and the High Risk Support Project.

Benefits of Working with Women’s Aid

  • Annual Leave: Annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum pro rata.

  • Privilege Days: Good Friday and Christmas Eve.

  • Pension: Women’s Aid operates a contributory pension scheme, which all employees may join after 6 months in the organisation.

  • Maternity Leave: Women’s Aid will pay full salary (less Social Welfare benefits) for the period of the 26 weeks paid leave (subject to 1+ year service).

  • Parent’s Leave: 7 weeks’ leave topped up to full salary during the first 2 years of a child’s life, or in the case of adoption, within 2 years of the placement of the child with the family for eligible employees.

  • Employee Assistance Programme: Women’s Aid provides an extensive employee assistance programme operated by Peninsula.

  • VHI: Women’s Aid operates a group VHI scheme, which you may join.

  • Death in Service Benefit: Available for all employees to the value of 2 years’ salary.

  • Health Services Staffs Credit Union: Employees of Women’s Aid may join the Health Services Staffs Credit Union.

  • Trade Union Membership: The staff of Women’s Aid has an option of joining the recognised representative Trade Union Forsa.

  • Training Allowance: Annual allowance for staff members to undertake training to enhance skills and expertise (subject to budget availability).

  • Travel Supports: Bike-to-work schemes and tax saver commuter tickets.

  • Equality and Diversity: Women’s Aid is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and cultural diversity.

About the High Risk Support Project

The High Risk Support Project (HRSP) provides a multiagency response to women at high risk of ongoing abuse and homicide from their ex-partners. This unique and innovative project is embedded in Women’s Aid One to One Support Services. The HRSP has developed since its initiation in 2013 to operate in 2024 across the Greater Dublin area (Garda region D.M.R.) and the ten counties of the Eastern Region, with well-established practices and procedures among key partners.

Women’s Aid partners with An Garda Síochána, Vodafone Foundation, and local domestic abuse services to deliver a coordinated rapid response system for women and families.

The High Risk Support Project supports and empowers women to feel safer and to begin rebuilding their lives free of constant fear. Referrals of appropriate candidates for participation in the HRSP are received from the Gardaí or other domestic abuse services with whom Women’s Aid has an established Memorandum of Understanding for this purpose.

Women’s Aid is generously funded by the Department of Justice to Co-ordinate this unique project.

About the Role

Title: High Risk Support Project Eastern Region Project Leader

Reference: HRSP D&A Exec.

Reports to: High Risk Support Project National Coordinator

Contract: One year (12 months), maternity leave cover, expected to commence in early May 2023.

Hours: 35 hours per week, excluding lunch breaks, during core office hours

Location: This role is primarily based in the Women’s Aid head office in 5 Wilton Place, Dublin 2, but a % of hybrid working will be considered on application and in line with the Hybrid Working Policy.

Salary: Services Administrator/Executive Band, €29,206 - €41,100, offer dependent on relevant skills & experience, and in line with remuneration policy.

Purpose:

The High Risk Support Project (HRSP) Data and Administration Executive will work closely with the HRSP National Coordinator to ensure that a high quality service is delivered across all regions, through the implementation, monitoring and continual improvement of standardised data and information systems.

The HRSP Data and Administration Executive will provide key administrative leadership and support to ensure strong administration, communication and cohesion internally, across a team based around the country, and externally with partner organisations. External partners will be An Garda Siochana, Vodafone Ireland, and other Domestic Violence Services

Please see Recruitment Pack and Application Form attached below.

How to Apply

Application Form: Application forms, clearly referenced in the subject line, should be sent by email only to laurie.dool@womensaid.ie

CVs will not be considered.

Closing date: 5 p.m. Tuesday March 6th, 2024

Interview schedule: It is anticipated that first round interviews will be held during the week beginning 11th March 2024.

The successful candidate is expected to start in post early May 2024.5 p.m. Tuesday March 6th, 2024

Interview schedule: It is anticipated that first round interviews will be held during the week beginning 11th March 2024.

The successful candidate is expected to start in post early May 2024.

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Date Entered/Updated: 6th Feb, 2024

Expiry Date: 6th Mar, 2024

Region: Dublin 2 / Hybrid

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