We are recruiting for a relief worker (Polish Speaking)

September 17, 2015

The Ana Liffey Drug Project and Safetynet are recruiting for a Relief Worker (Polish Speaking).

Ana Liffey Drug Project and Safetynet are working together to provide a fixed term street outreach project in Dublin’s Inner City. The Safetynet and Ana Liffey Drug Project Eastern European Primary Healthcare Initiative aims to engage with previously non-engaged individuals in a primary health care capacity. It is imagined that this cohort will have a range of ancillary issues, including alcohol and/or drug issues, accommodation issues, and benefits and entitlements issues.

We now seek to recruit for the following post:

Title of Post: Relief worker for Ana Liffey Drug Project and Safetynet Eastern European Primary Healthcare Initiative

Location: Dublin city centre

Duration: 6 months renewable
Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, flexible between 8 am and 6pm Monday to Friday.

The role of the relief worker will be to carry out street outreach with a volunteer /intern, engage with Eastern European individuals who have health needs and are not currently engaged in medical care and refer them to appropriate services.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

To carry out street outreach in line with Ana Liffey Drug Projects outreach policy
To engage with Eastern European individuals who are in need of medical care and have difficulty accessing it
To refer these individuals to appropriate medical and social care providers
To support these individuals to get to these services and engage effectively
To collect data and assist in compiling reports as directed by the Team Leader
To engage in supervision provided by the Team Leader
Essential criteria:

Relevant qualification

Fluent Polish speaker

At least 2 years’ experience in working with people with substance use issues and /or marginalized groups.

Essential competencies: communication skills, commitment to providing the highest level of service, professionalism, respect for others.

Please send your CV and Cover letter as an MS Word or PDF document only.

To apply for the above post, please send your letter of application and up to date CV via email only to

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