Community Access Support’ Role – SECAD

SECAD is currently seeking to recruit an officer to work in the capacity of a ‘Community Access Support’ role for the SICAP programme targeting people living in the most ‘disadvantaged’ areas as well as ‘disadvantaged communities’

The role will involve;
Pre-development work within specified communities and needs analysis in key nominated designated ‘areas of disadvantage’.
Working in the heart of communities to map existing social and economic service provision, identify deficits and spotlight shortfalls which require action.
Liaise with relevant state agencies and stakeholders to facilitate collaborative action, to ensure avoidance of duplication and to maximise added value of pilot initiatives.
Designing pilot initiatives in designated areas/communities to address and respond to needs and challenges identified.
Through the Social Inclusion & Community Activation Programme (SICAP), SECAD works with local community groups operating out of community work principles and processes and focussed on the needs of SICAP target groups.

Submitting an Application:
Please forward a CV and cover letter, highlighting in particular work experience and/or qualifications which relate to the job description detailed above. This information should highlight in particular relevant qualifications, knowledge and/or experience, communication skills, human resource management competencies, etc. pertaining to the post as outlined.

Applications must be received no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 10th May 2017 by email to or by post to:
South & East Cork Area Development, Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork

Further information on SECAD can be viewed on Please note that Interviews are provisionally set for 18th &19th May 2017.

Full Job Description attached.

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