South Leinster Citizens Information Service seeks Information Officer in Kilkenny

The South Leinster Citizens Information Service is seeking to recruit an Information Officer based in Kilkenny.

Sarah Smyth


Sarah Smyth

South Leinster Citizens Information Service is seeking to recruit a full time Information Officer based in Kilkenny.  The South Leinster Citizens Information Service provides free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social  services, rights and entitlements.

The organisation is seeking to fill the position of

Information Officer 

Key tasks for the post include the direct delivery of information, advice, advocacy and referral services, and liaison with other service providers - statutory and voluntary.

Excellent communication skills, a good level of computer literacy and a Leaving Certificate and/or equivalent of education are required. Previous experience in information provision or relevant training would be a distinct advantage.Experience of working in a busy information environment is desirable.

The salary scale is €29,821-€42,659 pro rata for part-time staff.  It is anticipated that new entrants to the Citizens Information Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form and cover letter.

This appointment is on a Specified Purpose Contract up until  December 31, 2019. This is a full time contract - 35 hours a week.

No panel will be formed from this recruitment. Applications must be made on the relevant application form
(4 copies) with 4 covering letter to:

Sarah Drea
Development Manager (Recruitment)
Kilkenny CIC
The Parade

Closing date: 1pm on Monday 10th December 2018.  
Please note that late applications will not be accepted. It is anticipated that interviews will take place week
commencing 17th December 2018.

A detailed job description and application form together with further information on CIS can be accessed HERE.

For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for Job Applicants is available HERE.