Tenders 2022


Is seeking to recruitment a

Refugee Crisis Development Officer (temporary – initially to end December 2022 with possible extension to end Q 1  2023)

Local Development Companies have been identified as a key local resource in the meeting and & greeting, the assessments of needs and supporting coordination of voluntary & statutory activity around the arrival of Ukrainian refugees into Ireland. As 08.08.2022 – 850 refugees have been supported by KLP and other actors in an increasingly coordinated response locally. Many  of these first

It is envisaged that the Refugee Crisis Development Officer will;

  • Act as lead on KLP supports
  • Coordinate needs assessment across KLP staff and supporting staff from other agencies and voluntary groups.
  • Support the development and ongoing updating  of information resources.
  • Supporting registrations with the Irish Protection Accommodation service (IPAS) and DSP.
  • Support access to health services.
  • Linkage of families to wider local services where they are remaining in the county.
  • Support the coordinating/linkage with local voluntary groups that have developed to support the arrival of the refugees specifically and others who are organising to support the wider effort.
  • Support integration of families and individuals into KLP offering and that of other service providers/actors in the county

This role will evolve with the shape of the Ukrainian refugees as they arrive.

Key Requirements.

  • 3rd Level Qualification in in a relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years experiment working as a Senior Development Officer in the field of Community Development and in particular Social Inclusion Work/or significant experience in the are of people management in other settings.
  • Ideally experience of working in a crisis context.
  • Agile style of working. 
  • A proven track record in the delivery of programme related targets
  • An excellent working knowledge of the Local Development Sector, and statutory and voluntary services.


Please forward a full CV and letter of application to: Kilkenny LEADER Partnership.  Martin Rafter. Kilkenny LEADER Partnership.  Patricks Court. Patrick St. Kilkenny. Tel:  056 7752111.


Email: martin.rafter@cklp.ie. Closing date for applications: 5 pm Friday 19.08.2022




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