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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

Housing Support Officer – Men’s High Support Service

Location: Galway

Contract details: Part-time, 3 year Fixed Term Contract 28 hours per week on average.
The hours are worked on a four week rolling roster providing 24 hour cover to the service and are required to work ‘sleep-overs’ in accordance with the roster.

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday, 6th February 2023

Job Purpose:

To act as a key member of staff, in a Men’s High Support residential service for clients with complex care and support needs within a low threshold harm reduction approach, in accordance with best practice within Trauma Informed Care.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date  Monday 6th February 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing & Services Support Coordinator

Location: 11 Sean Mulvoy Centre, Sean Mulvoy Road, Galway, with flexibility to travel in Galway city and county.

Contract details: Permanent Contract, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday, 6th February 2023

Job Purpose:

To provide a person-centred housing service to clients living in Galway Simon Communities Housing and ensure our housing policies are in line with best practice and national standards for Approved Housing Bodies.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Monday 6th February 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Social Enterprise Operations Manager

Location: Galway City

Contract details: 2-year Full Time Fixed Term Contract – 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 19th February  2023

Job Purpose:

To coordinate and manage the day to day operations of the social enterprise coffee shop venture ensuring it is profitable and operating safely and compliant.

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

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 19th February 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer – Housing First

Location: Galway City

Contract details: 1 Year Fixed-term contract: 37 Hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 19th February 2023

Job Purpose:

The Housing First Service in Galway commenced in 2019 in partnership with Galway City Council and HSE Community Mental Health Team for Homeless People. The Tenancy Sustainment part of the Housing First Service is being jointly provided by Galway Simon and COPE Galway

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 19th February 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer – Community Support Services

Location: Galway City & Surrounds

Contract details: Part Time, Specific Purpose Contract 30 hours per week on average.

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 19th February 2023

Job Purpose:

The provision and co-ordination of safe support services to individuals accessing the Galway Simon Community, homeless prevention, tenancy sustainment and social integration community support services.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 19th February 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Assistant – Community Support Services

Location:  Galway City and surrounds

Contract details: Specific Purpose Contract, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 19th February 2023

Job Purpose:

To support people who live in their own homes & shared homes, to live independently, enhancing independent living skills, supporting to attend appointments and participate in community groups and activities to build connections in the community.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 19th February 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer – Community Support Services

Location: Galway City and surrounds.

Contract details: Specific Purpose Contract, 30 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 15th January 2023

Job Purpose:

The provision and co-ordination of safe support services to individuals accessing the Galway Simon Community, homeless prevention, tenancy sustainment and social integration community support services.
The successful candidate will work both independently and as part of a team, coordinating the delivery of wrap around case management supports to people at risk of homelessness and social isolation; with the aim of providing, emotional safety, and housing stability to enable sustainable independent living, personal development, the development of socially valued roles and meaningful community integration.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer – Women’s High Support Service

Location: Galway City

Contract details: Permanent Contract, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 15th January 2023

Job Purpose:

The provision and co-ordination of safe support services to individuals accessing the Galway Simon Community High Supported Residential Housing Services.
The successful candidate will work as part of a small team, coordinating the delivery of wrap around case management supports to people living in, and progressing from, the Women’s High Support Residential Service; with the aim of providing, emotional safety, effective move-on options and housing stability to enable sustainable independent living, personal development and community integration.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer – Housing First

Location: Galway City

Contract details: 1 Year Fixed-term contract: 37 Hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 15th January 2023

Job Purpose:

The Housing First Service in Galway commenced in 2019 in partnership with Galway City Council and HSE Community Mental Health Team for Homeless People. The Tenancy Sustainment part of the Housing First Service is being jointly provided by Galway Simon and COPE Galway.

The overall aim of the service is to work as a part of a joint Intensive Case Management Service to deliver a ‘Housing First’ approach to individuals who are long-term homeless experiencing significant, severe and complex mental Illness in the Galway City Area.

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, 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Assistant – Women’s High Support Residential Service

Location: Galway City

Contract details: Permanent contract, 32 hours per week on average over a 4-week rolling roster; plus 8 sleepovers over the 4 weeks.

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 15th January 2023

Job Purpose:

To work as part of the core staff team in one of Galway Simon Community’s Residential Services. Housing Support Assistants work alongside our Housing Support Officer and Service Manager, delivering practical skills and emotional supports to clients as part of their overall agreed support plan.
The successful candidate will act as a key member of the team, ensuring the day-to-day safe running of the service and in supporting clients maximise their housing security, while supporting and preparing them for move on to independent living as appropriate.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Relief Worker(s)

Location: Galway Simon Community Residential and Community Support Services

Contract details: Relief Panel Contract

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 15th January 2023

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 must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Assistant(s)

Location: Galway Simon Community Residential and Community Support Services

Contract details: H.S.A Panel Contract

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 15th January 2023

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 must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing Support Officer x 2 Positions – Community Based Housing

Location: Loughrea (Admin Base Ballinasloe)

Contract details: 6 Months Contract, 37 hours per week, over 4 days.

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday,15th January 2023

Job Purpose:

The provision and coordination of supports to individuals accommodated by Galway Simon Community in transitional housing in Galway County.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted on the Galway Simon Community application form which is available through our website at www.galwaysimon.ie

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm on closing date on Sunday 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Housing & Services Support Coordinator

Location: 11 Sean Mulvoy Centre, Sean Mulvoy Road, Galway

Contract details: Permanent Contract, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday, 15th January 2023

Job Purpose:

To provide a person-centred housing service to clients living in Galway Simon Communities Housing and ensure our housing policies are in line with best practice and national standards for Approved Housing Bodies

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, 15th January 2023.

If you have any questions in relation to this position please contact the HR department via email [email protected]

Have you ever wanted to get involved in a good cause? Galway Simon Community have the following vacancies in Galway City on our Community Employment (CE) Scheme:

Administrator – Outreach Service

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]

Office Administrators

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]

Maintenance Worker

CE Position |  Galway City.

Job Location:  Galway City.

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: Furniture Shop, 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 | The Simon Shop

Job Location: Charity Shop 18, Sea Road, Galway

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

Day Care Assistants

CE Position | Residential Services, Galway.

Job Location: Residential Services, Galway

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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