If you are currently homeless or are at risk of homelessness get in touch with Focus Ireland today
Quick guide of important information to help you make decisions about what to do next
The Prevention Hub is a resource for Information Givers linked to Focus Ireland’s ‘Guidebook for Information Givers’
Read the real life stories an experiences of people who have dealt with homelessness
Focus Ireland campaigns for policy reform and provides educational tools to help prevent homelessness
We believe that through understanding the causes of homelessness we can work towards a sustained solution
Find out how you can help us to make sustainable changes to prevent homelessness long term
Volunteerism remains a strong tradition in Focus Ireland, your help is crucial to our work
Find out more about our graduate recruitment programme and how you can apply
Want to do something exciting and help raise money for Focus Ireland? Check out our fundraising events
Company support is a vital part of our fundraising, find out how your company can work with Focus Ireland
Find out how you can organise your own event to fundraise for Focus Ireland in your area
Here in Focus Ireland we believe the success of our business is attributed to the quality of our employees. We aim to create continuous improvement and add value through partnership, integration, accessibility and empowerment of all employees. Focus Ireland will try to ensure that all employees receive opportunities to develop and grow both professionally and personally.
This will be achieved, among other ways, through supervision with your line manager and also through the comprehensive training and development programme provided for each member of staff.
Focus Ireland currently employs 286 people in various capacities that include permanent, fixed term, full time, part time, and relief.
Focus Ireland uses competency based interviewing and testing. By way of preparation, candidates should be familiar with the Competency Framework document. Candidates who progress through the recruitment process will be invited to attend a written assessment and interview.
Focus Ireland is recruiting a new
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Focus Ireland is a housing and homelessness charity that has an ambitious
strategy to prevent people from becoming homeless; to provide effective
support and solutions to people who become homeless; and to provide a safe
and secure home for people who need long term support to live independently
in the community. We employ 320 people across more than 60 projects
nationwide and our annual expenditure is in the order of €20m. In 2013,
Focus Ireland helped more than 10,000 people nationwide.
We are now seeking to recruit a Chief Executive to assume this
challenging and diverse role working to end homelessness across
Reporting through the Chairman to the Board, the person appointed will
be responsible for the overall management, control and operation of
Focus Ireland, in accordance with the policies and objectives set out by
the Board and will play a significant role as the voice and champion of
people experiencing homelessness in Ireland.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong track record, at senior
management level, in the delivery of strategic plans and in leading
change initiatives. They will also have proven leadership capability with
experience in income generation strategies, financial management and
an understanding of the requirements of good governance. Strong
empathy with the objectives of Focus Ireland is required together with
persuasive communication skills to engage and influence our multiple
Focus Ireland has an excellent reputation for quality service provision
and innovation. It will take an inspirational, enabling leader to build on
our legacy and realise our ambitions.
The position will be offered on a 5 year contract basis (which will be
renewable). For more information about Focus Ireland and about this
role go to www.focusireland.ie
Interested candidates should contact Brian Ward, HR Consultant by
email at email@example.com or call him on 087-6862151 for further
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The closing date for applications is November 7th 2014
FI-NFA National Fundraising Initiatives Assistant Waterford- Job Bridge Scheme
9 months, 30 hours per week
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To apply please forward a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
FI-WO Web and Digital Officer
Full Time, Permanent Contract
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Closing date: 5th November 2014
Focus Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
Focus Ireland 9 - 12 High Street Christchurch Dublin 8 Tel:01 881 5900 Fax:01 881 5950
Focus Ireland St. John's Park Grange Cohan Waterford Tel:051 879 810 051 879 807 Fax:051 879 811
Focus Ireland Catherine Place Limerick Tel:061 405 300
Focus Ireland 1 Garden Row Kilkenny Tel:056 779 4565
Focus IrelandHibernian House80a South Mall Cork
Tel:021 427 3646
Focus Ireland 69 Lower John St Sligo Tel:071 914 9974 071 914 9975