There are a number of current vacancies in Jigsaw’s Mental Health Promotion Department, application details can be found here 
These include three Youth Mental Health Promotion roles as follows:

·         Youth Mental Health Promotion Coordinator | Education Settings (Full-time, fixed term, 3 years)

·         Youth Mental Health Promotion Coordinator | Community Settings (Full-time, fixed purpose, 8 months)

·         eLearning Design Officer (Full-time, permanent)

There is also a vacancy for a Youth Participation Manager (full-time, permanent).

Implementing Sexuality Education in Irish Schools:Towards research-informed policy and practice

This new policy brief on RSE Implementation, is based on the PhD work of Christina Murphy under the supervision of Professor Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Discipline of Health Promotion,NUI Galway.

Click here to read the policy brief in full.

policy brief


TITLE: Support Services Coordinator / Prevention & Education

PRINCIPAL ROLE: You will be responsible for providing personal support to AIDS West clients and service users and delivering prevention & education initiatives.
Supporting people living with STIs with a focus on those living with HIV 
Pro-actively supporting AIDS West clients and service users
Assisting with Rapid HIV & STI Testing
Development & delivery of education & prevention programmes and initiatives
Maintaining relationships, liaison, and co-operation with staff at the STI Clinic 
Maintaining confidential client records
Complete any training that would be necessary to maintain professional competency within the team. Also to facilitate and encourage relevant research projects.
Developing strategies for peer support where appropriate.  This could involve supervised meetings between clients, organising peer telephone support, as well as inviting clients to meetings in AIDS West
Networking with other organisations to develop a referral system and to co-ordinate prevention initiatives specifically for the target groups
Compiling statistics and preparing progress reports as required
Contributing to the promotions and activities of AIDS West
Fulfilling any training or tasks as directed by the CEO
There may be some requirements to work evenings and weekends for which the post holder is entitled to time off in lieu.


green workplace

Title: Sustainable Travel Facilitator 

Role: Project & Event Coordinator 

Duration: To June 2020, with a 6 month probationary period. 

The position available is for an independent contractor. The successful candidate will work as part of the Smarter Travel programme which is delivered by Green Workplaces for a national authority. The Smarter Travel programme works with large workplaces and third level campuses promoting sustainable modes of transport, i.e. walking, cycling, public transport and carpooling. The link between active travel and health/wellbeing is a motivating factor for many workplace and campus partners.

Focus of work will be in the following areas

• Workplace & Campus Travel Plans (experience an advantage) 
• Event coordinator (5+ years’ experience required) 
• Project coordination (5+ years’ experience required) 
• Client Relationship Management (5+ years’ experience required) 


• Outgoing person with strong inter-personal skills - ability to communicate with working professionals and third level students 
• Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task 
• Strong organisational skills and ability to hit the ground running 
• Strong analytical skills – ability to analyse data and present comprehensive results and reports 
• Ability to take direction and work as a team player 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel) 
• An interest in active commuting, sustainable transport and development is desirable. 

An undergraduate degree in a related field is desirable. 

This is a full time role and the successful candidate will be located at offices in the Harcourt St. area in Dublin. There is no on-site parking available at the office location nor will parking be provided. Travel within Ireland will be required approximately 20% of the time. The candidate must have a full clean driver’s license and access to a vehicle. Applications accepted by close of business on February 18th . Interested candidates should email a copy of their CV to

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Have you recently graduated from a health promotion course that is accredited by IUHPE?

Did you know you are automatically eligible for registration as an IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner?

In addition, the AHPI have waived the application fee for such graduates until 1st January 2019 (current application fees are €25 for AHPI members and €30 for other applicants). If your application is approved (you just need to submit a copy of your parchment), you will be asked to pay the registration fee which is valid for 3 years. The registration fee is €75 for AHPI members and €100 for all other applicants. Click here to find out more.


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