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Vacancy - Community Mother

Vacancy - Community Mother

Community Mother


Limerick Social Service Council provides a dynamic and responsive services to individuals and families across Limerick City and County in the areas of parenting and family support, counselling and psychotherapy, early years services and services for older people.

The Child and Family Service is one of the core service areas within LSSC and includes the Community Social Work and Family Support Service, the Community Mothers Programme, the Teen Parent Support Programme, the Family Advocacy Service and the Relationships and Sexual Health Programme. The team works collaboratively to provide client centred, quality supports that lead to positive outcomes for families.

We now have an opportunity for a new position of Community Mother. The successful candidate will have an opportunity work collaboratively with a committed group of professionals to support parents and their children to achieve positive outcomes in the early years.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Twenty-four month, fixed-term contract subject to 6 months’ probation, references, Garda Vetting and continued funding from funding agencies
  • Salary: Commensurate with Experience
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Ongoing Continuous Professional Development


Full job description is available here:

Job Description - Community Mother March 2024.docx


Full job description is also available on

To apply: Please send an up to date Curriculum Vitae together with cover letter by e-mail to Margaret Mastriani, Child and Family Service Manager  to

Informal Inquiries to Imelda Heffernan, Community Mother Coordinator on or 061-314111

Closing date for applications is 5.00 pm on Monday, April 15th.

LSSC is committed to a Policy of Equal Opportunity