Looking after our mental health

One in four people will experience mental ill health at some point in their lives, this is a stark reality and there is no doubt that as we get older, loneliness and isolation can feel a constant in our lives. Long winter nights, bad weather, ill health and/or poor mobility can prevent many people from leaving their homes and become the key elements to feelings of isolation and depression. As we grow old, we will have seen many of our close friends and family pass away and we may even find that we are the last surviving member of our generation or family, no doubt this brings with it a great sense of loss which can lead to bouts of anxiety and depression.

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Join the Irish Chaplaincy Cairde – friends scheme

Help us bring hope

to excluded, vulnerable and isolated Irish people in Britain.

 

 

 

 

 

Download and print our form to join the Irish Chaplaincy Cairde Friends Scheme

This form allows you to support us

Become a Cairde (Gaelic for friend) with the Irish Chaplaincy and give a regular donation.

You can also send us your details if you wish to find out more about
Volunteering opportunities
Newsletter and blog updates
and remembering Irish Chaplaincy in your will.

 

Be Thou my Vision

The decorations are down, the bare Christmas trees have been sent to the tip, and there are no more flashing fairy lights outside houses to brighten up my early morning walks. It’s mid-January, it’s already the third week back at work, and it’s not always easy in these dark days to find motivation and meaning. And it’s no wonder that many people take now to booking their summer holidays, with the lure of long sunny days ‘away from it all’. Continue Reading

Irish Chaplaincy is Hiring – Resettlement Caseworker

Come and be part of an exciting new project, assisting Travellers in selected London prisons into post-release employment

 

Salary: £26,360

 

This is a 3 year fixed-term contract, with continuation dependent on further funding.

 

NB The successful candidate will not be able to begin in post until prison-vetting has taken place.

If you have any questions regarding this job application, please contact Eddie Gilmore on 0207 482 5528 or eddie.gilmore@irishchaplaincy.org.uk

Deadline for applications: January 30th 2019

 

Interviews:  February 19th 2019

 

Download documents:

JD Resettlement Caseworker

IC Resettlement Caseworker Application Form

IC Equal opportunities monitoring