Current Vacancy: Training and Development Officer (Personal Development) - two year contract (half-time).
In order to facilitate part-time working for staff, we are now inviting applications for a half-time position, on a two year fixed-term contract basis, based at SHEP’s main office and training centre in Ballincollig. We are looking for a suitably qualified candidate with: accredited membership of IACP and/or IAHIP; personal commitment to values which are compatible with the values and ethos of SHEP; significant training in, and experience of, facilitating experiential (personal development) group-work; excellent interpersonal skills and proven organisational skills. Knowledge of SHEP’s training programme would be a distinct advantage. Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 12th February 2013. Shortlisting will apply. SHEP is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Our most recent staff appointments are as follows:
Ms Deirdre Lillis was appointed in February 2012 as the project's part-time Advocacy Development Worker. This position is funded by the HSE.
Ms Nuala Burke was appointed in April 2011 as the project's part-time Coiceim Referral Officer. This new position is funded by the HSE.
Ms Leonie Lynch was appointed in January 2011 as the project's part-time International Partnership Programme Officer. Leonie oversees SHEP's international partnership work which is implemented in association with our partner NGO, Sahakarmi Samaj, in Nepal. This work is funded by Irish Aid and ICCO-Kerkinactie
Ms Maeve Moroney was appointed in February 2010 as Development Officer (part-time) for our Coisceim Low-Cost Counselling Programme. This new position is funded by our main funder, the HSE.
Ms Deirdre O'Sullivan and Ms Kerri Fitzgerald were appointed in early 2010 as temporary, part-time Training and Development Officers. These temporary vacancies arise from a career break.
Selection of Trainers, Tutors & Counsellors/Psychotherapists
SHEP is supported in the delivery of our extensive training programme by a panel of SHEP Trainers who are involved on a contract-for-service basis. The SHEP Trainer Panel is full at present.
SHEP's Community Education for Health & Well-being is delivered by a panel of over 100 Community Tutors who are trained by the Project. Training as a tutor with SHEP involves completing the Project's two foundation courses, the SHEP Certificate in Facilitation, successful completion of at least one Tutor Training course, and successful completion of at least one apprenticeship.
SHEP's Coiscéim Low-Cost Counselling Programme is supported by a panel of over 100 pre-accredited and accredited counsellors/psychotherapists. From time to time there are opportunities to join the panel. If you are interested please refer to the Counselling Section of this website.