Job Vacancies

Pieta House provides a range of counselling services for people who are suicidal, engage in self-harm or are bereaved by suicide. Pieta House also operates a national Freephone helpline (1800 247 247) and a dedicated Research, Training and Advocacy office. Pieta House is committed to delivering its services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that it provide the best service for its clients.

Due to an increased demand for services nationwide, Pieta House is recruiting for the following positions:

Trusts, Foundations and Institutional Fundraising Executive - one-year, fixed term contract

Location: To be based in a Pieta House centre, location to be agreed with the successful candidate
Remuneration: €24,000 + fully expensed mobile phone, laptop and travel expenses
Proposed Interview Date(s): It is proposed to hold interviews in late July/August

Trusts, Foundations and Institutional Fundraising Executive is both demanding and challenging and is a very important position in the non-profit industry. A large proportion of the work will be desk-based and involve the researching, completion, and submission of funding applications alongside relationship building and development. Full job description is available here.

Notes: The post is advertised as a one-year fixed term contract with an initial six month probation period. It is envisaged that the role will become permanent after one year. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification.

Applications for this position should be made via email, attaching a cover letter with an updated Curriculum Vitae (PDF, .doc, or .docx format) to grants@pieta.ie with the subject Trusts, Foundations and Institutional Fundraising Executive by 5pm on Monday, July 16th, 2018.

Psychotherapists/Counselling Psychologists – sessional basis(independent contractors)

Location: Dublin, Limerick, Athlone, Cork, and Galway City

General Position Responsibilities and Reporting

Reporting to the CEO, the Research Manager will be responsible for designing, assessing, and evaluating Pieta House's research and education programmes; managing all research projects, both internal and external; establishing new areas of research; collaborating with relevant institutions and agencies; and disseminating Pieta House research. The role also involves researching and maintaining factual information, statistics, trends, new pieces of research, and reporting on various projects undertaken.

The ideal candidate will:

• Be a fully accredited member of IACP, IAHIP, PSI, FTAI, or NAPCP
• Have attended training in working with adolescent clients and children
• Have experience in play/art therapy
• Have experience in crisis intervention and bereavement counselling
• Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills
• Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathise

The successful candidate will be required to:

• Build relationships with clients using the Pieta House Models of Therapy
• Work within the ethos and philosophy of Pieta House, as part of the Clinical Team
• Liaise with clients and their families as appropriate with regard to assessments, outcomes, interventions and reviews
• Receive ongoing supervision
• Actively participate in Pieta House internal meetings e.g. staff meetings, clinical meetings as appropriate
• Periodically liaise with other professionals and organisations as appropriate
• Take responsibility for their own continued professional development
• Keep up to date with best practice and procedures at all times in line with the Code of Ethics of IACP, IAHIP, PSI, FTAI or NAPCP

Please note, Garda vetting is a requirement (of the successful candidate) for all positions.

Applications for this position should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae to sylvia.hegarty@pieta.ie by 5pm on Monday, July 2nd, 2018.

Pieta House is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, ability, or membership of the Traveller community.