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Regional Manager: Western Region (Permanent, Full-Time Basis)

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities is seeking to recruit a Regional Manager on a permanent full-time basis.  The post will cover the Western Region.


NAS provides an independent, confidential and free representatives advocacy services that works exclusively of people with disabilities. The service is person centred, accountable, accessible, impartial and independent of service providers, families and other supports.

The organisation has a particular remit for adults with disabilities who are isolated from their community and services, have communication differences, are inappropriately accommodated, live in residential services, attend day services and have limited informal or natural supports.

The National Advocacy Service is provided through four regions and a National Office which is based in Dublin.

The four regions are:

Region Including
Greater Dublin Dublin, Fingal and Wicklow
Northeast & Midlands Region Cavan, Laois, Longford, Louth, Kildare, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath,
Western Region Clare, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo, Roscommon, and Sligo.
Southern Region Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford


Reports to:  National Manager

Salary:         €50,016 – €61,064 (pro-rata) (It is anticipated that new entrants to the National Advocacy Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale however, incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form).

Location:      Western Region

Hours:          The position is full time (35 hours per week) and may involve working some unsocial hours.

The position entails travel; therefore access to use of a car is a requirement for the post.

The successful applicant will be asked to obtain Garda Clearance before they begin work.

A panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary or permanent Regional Manager posts which arise within the next 12 months will be filled, should vacancies arise in this period. 

Application Procedure

The completed application form and a covering letter should be emailed (as an attachment) to (stating ‘Regional Manager Western Region’ in the subject line)

Shortlisting may apply.

Canvassing will disqualify.

Applications and covering letter must be typed. CVs, late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: Wednesday 05th August 2020 at 17:00 

The National Advocacy Service is an equal opportunities employer.

 Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.


NAS Regional Manager – Job Description and Person Specification

NAS Regional Manager – Post Application Form

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