Community Intercultural Health Outreach Worker

Community Intercultural Health Outreach Worker – Full Time Positon


Reports to: Social Inclusion Manager

Located: Carlow town and remote working where appropriate

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Community Intercultural Health Outreach Worker – Full Time

Job Purpose: This is an excellent opportunity to join Carlow County Development Partnership (CCDP) in the key role of Community Intercultural Health Outreach Worker – Full time position.  Joining a high performing team and reporting to the Social Inclusion Manager, the purpose of this role is to develop capacity within communities and individuals and work towards greater health access, participation and collaboration. This will involve working with groups and individuals across the county. Our ethos is a firm belief in inclusion, equality and social justice underpinned by a community development methodology.


Major Areas of Responsibility: The role of Community Intercultural Health Outreach Worker is to work on a community-based health and wellbeing project delivered at local level by Carlow Development Partnership in collaboration with HSE Social Inclusion South East Community Healthcare, aiming to reduce inequalities in health and to improve access to mainstream and targeted health services for vulnerable and excluded groups in County Carlow.


The successful applicant will work as part of our Social Inclusion Community Development team and experience in one or more of the following areas will be required:

  • A recognised 3rd level qualification (Level 7 NFQ or higher) in a health promotion and/or community development discipline
  • An understanding of primary health care & an understanding of health policy and practice
  • Experience of working using community development approaches
  • Experience in working with agencies and services
  • A deep understanding of cultural diversity & experience working with people seeking international protection
  • Group facilitation skills, group work skills and a track record in the delivery of supports to marginalised people
  • Planning, evaluation, research, IT and administration skills
  • A commitment to work from an anti-racist and equality work perspective
  • Access to own transport and a full clean driving licence is an essential requirement


Application Process: Interested candidates are required to send their Curriculum Vitae with Covering Letter by email to on or before 5pm on Thursday 20th June 2024.  Full role profile can be requested by email to

All applications received will be acknowledged.  Shortlisting will apply.  Canvasing will disqualify.  Carlow Development Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.