The Roman Catholic
Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin
and the Roman Catholic
Diocese of Ossory
The Roman Catholic Dioceses of Kildare and Leighlin, and Ossory have parishes in all of County Carlow and County Kilkenny as well as parts of Counties Kildare, Offaly, Laois, Wexford and Wicklow giving a combined total of 98 parishes. Each parish has volunteers who create, maintain and monitor a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults in all aspects of church life and activity.
Together, we are currently seeking to appoint a
DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF SAFEGUARDING WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR CHILDREN & VULNERABLE ADULTS
(32 hours per week) initially for 3 years, subject to renewal. Salary will be commensurate with experience and available on request.
Familiarity with church structures and
Appointment to this post is subject to the completion of necessary vetting procedures. The successful candidate will possess appropriate administrative and IT skills.
Duties will include:
This post will be based between Carlow Town and Kilkenny City and will require travel around both dioceses. The Diocesan Director of Safeguarding is accountable to the Bishops of the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin and the Diocese of Ossory. As this role will also require delivery of training the successful candidate may be required to attend and deliver training during evenings and weekends.
Application details (click here for details), including a Job Specification, are available from the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin website (www.kandle.ie) and the Diocese of Ossory website (www.ossory.ie) or on request from Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Old Dublin Road, Carlow R93 F6D5 and Ossory Diocesan Office, James’s Street. Kilkenny R95 NH60.
Applications must include a CV (with details of referees – to include one character and at least one professional referee) together with a cover letter and must be returned by post to Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Old Dublin Road, Carlow R93 F6D5 no later than 12 noon on Friday 9th October 2020.