Project Worker with The Wicklow Child & Family Project (12-month contract)
County Wicklow Community Partnership CLG is a Local Development Company that delivers a range of social inclusion, enterprise, family support, employment and community development programmes for individuals and communities in County Wicklow.
The Wicklow Child & Family Project provides a community-based family support service to local families in Wicklow Town and surrounding areas. The project is funded through Tusla Child and Family Agency
The role of the Project Worker is to provide support that improves the quality of life for families living in Direct Provision Centre’s in the Wicklow area, while promoting the personal, social, and educational development of children, young people and their parents always keeping the child at the forefront of the work.
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills, can work as part of a team and a commitment to working in partnership with statutory, voluntary and community bodies
Qualifications / Experience: The ideal Candidate must possess:
A recognised Honours Degree in Applied Social Studies (Social Care) or Professional Qualification in Social Work (N.Q.S.W)
Ability to provide evidence informed brief goal focused interventions to families
Ability to deliver evidence based and or evidence informed parenting support programmes to parents
At least 4 years’ experience of Family Support work including significant experience of working with families in Direct Provision Centre’s
Car owner with full clean driving licence
The Project Worker will be employed in a full-time capacity (35 hours per week) on a 12-month contract. The successful candidate is required to serve a probationary six-month period. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Short-listing of candidates may apply. A panel may be formed from which future positions may be filled.
Application by completion and submission of CWP application form accompanied by a cover letter.
Only applications made on the official form will be considered.
A Curriculum Vitae will not be accepted as a valid application.
Application Form and Job Description can be requested by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
or in the News section of our website: www.wicklowpartnership.ie
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon Friday 4th February 2022
Short listed candidates will be invited for interview during the week beginning the 21st February 2022
Completed application form and cover letter to be emailed to email@example.com
Canvassing in any form will disqualify
County Wicklow Partnership is an equal opportunities employer