Sponsored: Kerry Mental Health Association To Recruit Property/Housing Manager

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KERRY Mental Health Association has announced that it is seeking to recruit a Property/Housing Manager.

As an Approved Housing Body with nine residences throughout the Kingdom, Kerry Mental Health Association provides housing units for people living with mental ill-health who are on the local authority housing list.

The Chairperson of the Kerry Mental Health Association Board of Trustees, Pat O’Brien, said: “This vacancy on our team has arisen following the decision of Dan O’Connor to retire after more than 20 years with the Charity. During that time, he has developed strong working relationships with the Housing Authority and HSE to arrange accommodation and ongoing support for eligible persons. We are grateful to Dan for his hard work and dedication as well as his passion for promoting mental wellbeing. We wish Dan good health for a long and happy retirement.”

The successful candidate for the role of Housing/Property Manager will coordinate all aspects of the Kerry Mental Health Association’s housing programme, including tenancies, maintenance, and fire safety.


• 3-5 years’ Managerial experience in a voluntary or business organisation in any or all of the Construction and Housing/Homeless Services
• Experience collaborating with statutory organisations, retaining existing and building new relationships
• Proven ability to work on own initiative with excellent self-management experience
• A full clean driving license is required


• Experience in the field of Mental Health Recovery and/or Promotion
• A 3rd Level qualification in Housing Management, Psychiatric Nursing, Social Work or equivalent.

This is a Part-Time position which may develop into a Full-Time role. The successful candidate will report to the General Manager while the salary will be commensurate with the experience of the individual appointed.

Please send your C.V. and letter of application to Manager@KerryMentalHealth.ie or General Manager, Kerry Mental Health Association, Upper Lewis Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry by 5pm on Friday 8th October 2021.

The objective of Kerry Mental Health Association is to promote the general welfare of people and to support those with mental health challenges and their families and carers.

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