Befriending Assistant – Depaul

Depaul is a cross border charity working to support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Depaul is a values led organisation deriving our values from a Vincentian ethos. Depaul’s services can be split into 4 main areas homelessness and addiction, homelessness and vulnerable families, homelessness and prevention and homelessness and criminal justice. Depaul is not a faith based organisation so our staff and volunteers can be of any faith or none at all. Depaul employs over 400 staff in diverse roles in both Northern Ireland and Dublin and the HR department operates as a cross border department. Depaul is part of an international group and acknowledges diversity and equality of opportunity for all.

Depaul is an equal opportunities employer; we offer a standard 35 hour working week, generous leave entitlements and a pension scheme.
We support all staff with regular supervision & core training

We are looking to recruit the following position within Depaul Ireland Services

Befriending Assistant (BFA) The post holder will assist the Befriending Coordinator with Befriending social activities which can be evenings and/or weekend, as well as admin support. This post is for 45 hours per month and at an hourly rate of €14.50. Befriending services work with the past residents of Backlane who are sustaining independent living in the community.

Application Procedure
Please apply through our online application process, found on the employment page of our website

If you require further information please contact HR on 01 4537111 or at

Closing date for all applications – 6th January 2017 at 9.00am

Panels may be formed from which future vacancies will be filled

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