Four New Vacancies with Irish Community Care Merseyside


Irish Community Care is a charitable company whose aim is to ensure well informed, empowered and vibrant Irish communities in the North West. We are recruiting dynamic individuals with track record of leadership and innovation to join our exciting new service ‘Travelling to Independence’ The service will improve opportunities, quality of life, access to services and health and wellbeing for the Irish Traveller and Gypsy community. The service is underpinned by an Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) focusing on systems change through community strengths and skills.

Job Title:  Project Co-ordinator (West Cheshire)

Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week

Salary:  26000 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to develop an asset based strategic approach to engagement with the communities across West Cheshire. You will be responsible for managing, developing and ensuring delivery and sustainability of culturally appropriate advice advocacy support and community development services.

Job Title: Advice Advocacy and Support Worker (West Cheshire)

Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week

Salary: 22500

We need a dynamic community focused individual to deliver one to one case work interventions with the communities living in or passing through Cheshire West. You will offer support to individuals to identify strengths and assets which help to resolve immediate and crisis situations and more enduring issues; make links with and refer to appropriate partner agencies; promoting a multiagency approach.

Job Title: Community Development Worker (West Cheshire)

Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week

Salary: 22500

Community development work brings people together. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about working with the community to identify, map, share, celebrate and build community, family and individual strengths. These include leadership, capacity, skills, confidence, and aspirations and will collectively be used to positively effect systems and social change to improve quality of life in the local area across Cheshire West’s rural and urban areas.

Job Title:  Community Engagement and Participation Lead (Wigan)

Hours:  Full Time 35 hours per week

Salary:  25000 per

The is an exciting and  unique opportunity to play a lead role in planning and delivering a new programme of community engagement and participation with a particular focus on young people in Liverpool and our communities in Wigan. You will be instrumental in the growth and redesign of Irish Community Care’s services, developing relationships with a range of stakeholders.

We are looking for dynamic individuals who can lead on community engagement. You must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and innovative ways to engage people in the future development of our organisation.

Irish Community Care is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as belonging to a minority group. Our policy is to help all our staff to reach their potential; we offer excellent training and development opportunities to build on your strengths and competencies.  

To request an application pack email:

For informal discussion contact Breege McDaid or Win Lawlor: 0151 2373987

All applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 3 April 2020

Interviews: 29 & 30 April 2020


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