New Position - Domestic Abuse Senior Social Worker

Exchange House Ireland now wishes to recruit an

Domestic Abuse Senior Social Worker

Full-time; 12-Month Fixed Term Contract


The successful candidate will be working within the Family Support and Crisis Intervention Service or the National Traveller Mental Health Service, in Exchange House Ireland, to provide a comprehensive service response to Traveller families experiencing domestic abuse within the greater Dublin area.

Main duties

  • Case Work
  • Leadership and Service Development
  • Inter-Departmental and Inter-Agency Work
  • Record Keeping
  • Other Duties


  • Social Work Qualification
  • Must hold current membership of CORU

Experience in the following is essential:

  • Experience of report writing and completing assessments
  • Experience in working with women experiencing domestic abuse
  • Experience of working within a medical/social work/community/statutory work setting

Experience in the following is desirable

  • Previous experience of working with the Traveller Community
  • Experience of delivering mental health interventions

Hours of work

  • 35 hours net per week
  • Some flexibility may be required on occasion in relation to working hours and travelling.
  • Opportunity for hybrid working at manager’s discretion.


  • 12-Month Fixed Term Contract
  • The salary will be as per the HSE’s Senior Social Worker scale [2023] commensurate with qualifications and experience


For more information about working in Exchange House Ireland, a full job description of the role and how to apply click here


Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th March 2024 at 17:00


This position is supported with funding from the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, through the Dormant Accounts Fund  


  • This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements of the position. It may be subject to change based on the organisation's needs and the evolving nature of the role
  • Exchange House Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  • Applications from members of the Traveller community, with relevant qualifications, are especially welcome
  • All positions in Exchange House Ireland are subject to Garda Vetting and full reference checks
  • All positions in Exchange House Ireland are subject to ongoing funding

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