JOB OPPORTUNITY – Community Development Worker – Maternity Cover

County Kildare LEADER Partnership: Community Development Worker (Maternity Cover)

County Kildare LEADER Partnership implements the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) in County Kildare under contract to Kildare Local Community Development Committee (LCDC).

Community Development Worker: The Community Development Worker will report to the General / Social Inclusion Manager and will work on an outreach basis with local communities across North / South Kildare. A key focus of the work will be engagement with disadvantaged individuals and groups, pre-development work and linkage to supports available under SICAP and other agencies.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant third level qualification, have proven experience of working in a similar role and have a very good knowledge of supports available in County Kildare to local communities.

S/he will be a self-starter, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, very good IT skills excellent project management skills and have the flexibility and ability to work with the voluntary sector.

A fixed term contract will be offered with salary commensurate to experience. Secondments will be considered.

For full Job Description please email

Interviews will take place week ending 26th January 2018.

Application by letter and C.V. should be submitted by post to:

The General / Social Inclusion Manager,
County Kildare LEADER Partnership,
Co. Kildare.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 p.m. on Thursday 18th January 2018.

County Kildare LEADER Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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