Closing at 5pm on Tuesday 5th October 2021, MQI wishes to appoint Full-Time and Part-Time Addiction Counsellors for the Prison Counselling Service, at both the Mountjoy Campus and Wheatfield Prison, Dublin.

Reporting to the Team Leads, Addiction Counselling Service, the objective of the roles is to effectively deliver counselling and other services pertaining to the IPS Service level Agreement and in doing so to uphold the philosophy and working ethos of Merchants Quay Ireland.

Each contract is a Permanent contract, subject to funding. The full-time roles are 39 hours per week and attract a salary of €34,867 – €42,307 per annum DOE and the part-time roles are 19.5 hours per week (over 2.5 days) and attracts a salary of €17433.50 – €21,153.50 per annum DOE. See attached for further details:

IPS Based Counsellor Mountjoy Full-Time + Part-Time Sept 21

IPS Based Counsellor Wheatfield Full-Time + Part-Time Sept 21


If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please complete the application form attached below  and email to with a copy of your  CV by 5pm on Tuesday 12th October 2021.  Please ensure to include the following correct title/s in the subject line of your email ‘Application for Full-Time/Part-Time IPS Counsellor Wheatfield Prison’. and/or  ‘Application for Full-Time/Part-Time IPS Counsellor Mountjoy Prison’. Applications that do not have this title may fail to be shortlisted.

Employment Application Form REVISED Feb 2021