A unique opportunity has arisen at Merchants Quay Ireland, within the Irish prison services, to join our dynamic team of 20 counsellors spread across 12 Irish prisons. This position is in Wheatfield prison, and is an opportunity to join the creative team of three counsellors, based in Dublin 22. The responsibilities of the role include the delivery of a counselling service and innovative groupwork to a diverse group of men from 18 years of age and upwards.


Reporting to the Team Leader, Addiction Counselling Service, Wheatfield, this Permanent Contract, subject to funding, is based on 39 hour-week, Monday to Friday, and attracts a salary of €34,867 – €42,307 per annum, depending on experience. For further details, please see the attached Job Specification.


If you are interested in applying, please complete the attached Application Form and send it, along with an updated CV to recuritment@mqi.ie before 5pm, on Sunday 7th November, 2021.

Please ensure that you include ‘Application for Full-Time IPS Counsellor, Wheatfield, REF REC211026’ in the subject line of your email, as applications not labelled correctly may fail to be shortlisted.

Employment Application Form REVISED Feb 2021

IPS Based Counsellor Wheatfield Full-Time October 21