Information Support Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1420105

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Information Support Officer based in Belfast.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) is a well-known, national voluntary organisation which is celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2019. 

Our work is extensively with people throughout Ireland who experience poverty and disadvantage. We have a network of over 12,000 volunteers and 800 staff throughout Ireland and we are strongly committed to offering support, friendship, and promoting self-sufficiency. The Society tirelessly works for social justice and advocates the creation of a more just and caring society.

The Northern Regional Council is seeking to recruit the following position:

Information Support Officer (Full time) Salary circa £18,000 – £22,000  per annum

As Information Support Officer you will join a team of other Information Officers in Regional Office to support the Society’s core work of home visitation.  Dealing with telephone calls for assistance from members of the public in a timely manner, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing referral information to our network of approximately 175 local conferences (groups) across Northern Ireland.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience of working within a busy information/office environment;
  • Have experience of working with a CRM database;
  • Have both written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have ability to work well under pressure and be resilient;
  • Have ability to display empathy, patience and maintain confidentiality;
  • Be respectful;
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Interested applicants should apply using the SVP application form available by clicking the APPLY button below.(CVs will not be accepted).

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 21 June 2019

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and Access NI.

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer