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Community Facilitators for the Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme (DCB)

Inishowen Development Partnership

Salary: Salary scale for this position is in line with Donegal Co Councils Grade V Staff Officer scale of €46,411 per annum pro rata
Closing Date: 11/01/2023
Full Time

Defective Concrete Blocks (DCB) Community Facilitator  

Inishowen Development Partnership (IDP) and Donegal Local Development Company CLG (DLDC) are recruiting for two full time Community Facilitators for the Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme (DCB) on a one-year fixed term basis: One based in Inishowen and the other in Letterkenny.

These posts are supported by the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage, through Donegal County Council. It is an opportunity for an organised, empathetic, motivated individual to join our respective teams to support and guide homeowners through the application process for the Defective Concrete Blocks grant scheme and facilitating access to relevant support services.

The position will necessitate the following: –

  • Proven track record of working within the Community Sector and liaising with Statutory agencies with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in project delivery and promotion, monitoring including finance and administration, reporting and evaluation.
  • Experience in form filling and completing grant applications.
  • Excellent organisational, and computer literacy skills, specifically excel, word and databases.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and a capacity to work on own initiative
  • Access to own transport and a clean driver’s license is essential.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience of working in an information, advice, advocacy or community development setting and have a good working knowledge of local community supports and hold a relevant third level qualification.

For more information on these positions, please link into the relevant organisations webpage

Inishowen Development Partnership

www.inishowen.ie/jobs ( Inishowen) IDP Job Description


www.dldc.org/jobs-board (Donegal, excluding Inishowen)

How to Apply:

Please note that both locations have a distinct application process. Candidates are welcome to apply to one or both locations. There will be a separate interview panel for each post.

For the IDP position please complete the IDP official Application Form accompanied by an up-to-date CV and a cover letter to enquiries@inishowen.ie

For the DLDC position please submit by email with a letter of application outlining how you meet the criteria, together with an up-to-date CV to:  Human Resources at vacancies@dldc.org


Closing date for applications is Thursday 15th December at 12 noon. 

Applicants applying for the Inishowen based position should note that the proposed interview date will be Wednesday, January 11th 2023.

Applicants applying for the DLDC based position should note that the proposed interview date will Monday January 16th 2023.

Shortlisting will apply and a panel for each location may be formed.

Inishowen Development Partnership and Donegal Local Development Company CLG are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all sections of society. The appointments are subject to normal recruitment procedures including Garda/Police Vetting.

Inishowen Development Partnership is a community led local development company that has successfully delivered rural development and social inclusion programmes and initiatives in Donegal since 1996 on behalf of the European Union and the Irish Government through the National Development Plan.