MQI wishes to recruit a Graduate for a 12 month internship programme, from November/December 2021 to November/December 2022. The overall purpose of the role is to develop skills and knowledge in relation to carrying out the work at St Francis Farm and to effectively deliver services pertaining to St Francis Farm and in doing so, to uphold the philosophy and working ethos of Merchants Quay Ireland.
Details of the Internship programme are outlined below, please also see the attachments – a detailed job specification and the Application form
What is it?
This programme offers an exciting opportunity for college graduates to gain skills, knowledge and experience in the area of social care especially as it relates to the issues of addiction and /or homelessness. We are especially interested in hearing from graduates who have completed degree qualifications in either social care or social science where you can put into practice the learning and skills you have acquired and wish to develop further in the area of addiction and /or homelessness.
What do we provide?
The Graduate Internship programme will run from either November or December 2021 to November or December 2022 (12 months duration) and we are now recruiting for it. While on our programme, the graduate intern is paid a living allowance of €18,564 per annum based on a 35-hour week. They have access to regular supervision, quality-based training and employee assistance. As well as being primarily allocated to work in one service, they also have the opportunity to visit each of the other MQI services to see how they operate.
What do we ask of the Graduate Intern?
In exchange for this, they are asked to work 35 hours a week for a period of one year. It is important to us that they are committed to developing their skills and knowledge for the benefit of those who are marginalized through drug use or homelessness.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward the completed Application For, below and an up-to-date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday, 22nd October 2021.