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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career Opportunities

Start a career with Galway Simon. We employ over 140 people in full time, part time, CE scheme and relief panel roles. Our staff work across our Services, Charity Shops and administration functions. Galway Simon Community is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome job applications from all sections of the community.

View our career opportunities below through our jobs and CE vacancies.

Careers at Galway Simon

Social Enterprise Officer – Mobile Coffee Van

Location: Galway City and surrounds.

Contract details: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract, 39 hours per week.

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 23rd October 2022

Job Purpose:

To coordinate and manage the day to day operation of the social enterprise mobile coffee van ensuring it is profitable and operating safely and within full compliance.

To support and coordinate the ongoing training & development of volunteers, staff & social enterprise participants

How to Apply: All applicants should submit a CV and Cover letter to [email protected], by 5pm on Sunday, 23rd October, 2022. A detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Assistant 

Location: Galway Simon Community Residential and Community Support Services

Contract details: Relief Panel Contract, Hourly Rate.

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 23rd October 2022

Job Purpose:

Housing Support Assistant work across our residential and Community Support Services alongside our Housing Support Officers, delivering practical supports to clients as part of their overall support plan. The successful candidate will act as a key member of the Team, helping clients maximise their housing security or, supporting and preparing them for move on and independent living as appropriate.

The successful candidate will deliver practical supports,  the purpose of which will be to assist people in areas such as health and well- being,  self-care, personal administration, and home management as necessary.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date Sunday, 23rd October 2022. If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected] 

Relief Worker 

Location: Galway Simon Community Residential and Community Support Services

Contract details: Relief Panel Contract, Hourly Rate

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 23rd October 2022

Job Purpose: The Relief Worker will be engaged on the authority of the Service Managers to provide short-term locum cover for planned and un-planned absences, in the supported housing and other services operated by Galway Simon Community.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date Sunday, 23rd October 2022. If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Relief Worker

Location: Galway Simon Community Residential and Community Support Services

Contract details: Casual contract, working on our Local Relief Panel

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 28th August 2022

Job Purpose:

The Relief Worker will be engaged on the authority of the Service Managers to provide short-term locum cover for planned and un-planned absences, in the supported housing and other services operated by Galway Simon Community.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by  5pm on closing date 28th August 2022 If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer – My Home Service

Location: Galway City and County x 1 & East Galway/Roscommon x 1

Contract details: 2 Positions – Permanent Contracts: 39 Hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 28th August 2022

Job Purpose: The overall aim of the service is to provide a package of support (housing related key working, case management and resettlement support) which will enable individuals with severe and enduring mental health difficulties in Galway City and County to live independently and become full participants in their communities.

Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness cites that; ‘Accommodation alone will not address the underlying problems of vulnerable groups such as those experiencing mental ill health and that their complex needs must be addressed by offering supports of a holistic, medical and practical manner.’

(Mental Health has a specific aim in the National Housing Strategy for People with Disabilities). A priority action of the National Housing Strategy for people with Disabilities is to transition clients from HSE low and medium and high supported hostels/homes to Approved Housing Body and Local Authority tenancies in their community.  .

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date Sunday, 28th August 2022. If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

HSO (Social Integration & Development)

Location: Galway City & Surrounds

Contract details: 2-year Full Time Fixed Term Contract – 39 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 28th August 2022

Job Purpose:

To support clients to integrate and participate fully and meaningfully in the community and wider society by developing socially valued roles and successful pathways into training, education and employment as aligns with the individual’s preferences, assets and personal development goals.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by  5pm on closing date 28th August 2022 If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Assistant (HSA)

Location: Galway Simon Community Residential and Community Support Services

Contract details: Casual contract, working on our Locum H.S.A. Relief Panel

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 28th August 2022

Job Purpose:

Housing Support Assistants work across our residential and Community Support Services and work alongside our Housing Support Officers, delivering practical supports to clients as part of their overall support plan. The successful candidate will act as a key member of the Team, helping clients maximise their housing security or, supporting and preparing them for move on and independent living as appropriate.

The successful candidate will deliver practical supports, the purpose of which will be to assist people in areas such as health and well- being, self-care, personal administration, and home management as necessary.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date Sunday, 28th August 2022. If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

HSO (Social Integration & Development)

Location: Galway City & Surrounds

Contract details: 2-year Full Time Fixed Term Contract – 39 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 28th August 2022

Job Purpose:

To support clients to integrate and participate fully and meaningfully in the community and wider society by developing socially valued roles and successful pathways into training, education and employment as aligns with the individual’s preferences, assets and personal development goals.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form.  Application form and detailed job description can be obtained from www.galwaysimon.ie Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by  5pm on closing date 28th August 2022 If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Receptionist

CE Position | Galway Simon Office

Job Location: Galway Simon Community Office, 11 Sean Mulvoy Centre, Sean Mulvoy Road.

How to Apply: To register interest for this position, please contact Michelle Flannery, CE Supervisor on 087 1430489 or email [email protected]

General Administrative Assistant

CE Position | Galway Simon Office

Job Location: Galway Simon Community Office, 11 Sean Mulvoy Centre, Sean Mulvoy Road.

How to Apply: To register interest for this position, please contact Michelle Flannery, CE Supervisor on 087 1430489 or email [email protected]

Day Care Assistant

CE Position | Newcastle, Galway.

Job Location: Newcastle, Galway.

How to Apply: To register interest for this position, please contact Michelle Flannery, CE Supervisor on 087 1430489 or email [email protected]

Shop Assistant

CE Position | Galway Simon Furniture & Fashion Shop

Job Location: Sean Mulvoy Road, Galway

How to Apply: To register interest for this position, please contact Michelle Flannery, CE Supervisor on 087 1430489 or email [email protected]

Shop Assistant

CE Position | GSPCA Shop

Job Location: 2A St Augustine St, Galway, H91 E3H5

How to Apply: To register interest for this position, please contact Michelle Flannery, CE Supervisor on 087 1430489 or email [email protected]

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