Foróige - Midlands Integrated Youth & Family Project: Senior Youth Officer

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MIDLANDS INTEGRATED YOUTH & FAMILY PROJECT

Foróige is an independent, non-profit national voluntary youth organisation engaged in out-of-school youth development and education. The organisation aims to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and the development of society. Foróige employs over 400 staff and involves thousands of volunteers in the creation and delivery of high quality services to young people through the operation of over 600 Foróige Clubs, the Big Brother Big Sister Programme and over 140 General Youth Services and Special Projects. Foróige in partnership with Tusla, Child and Family Agency, now invite applications for the following position:

SENIOR YOUTH OFFICER

The Midlands Integrated Youth & Family Project is a new service to be provided by Foróige, in partnership with Tusla. The service will offer structured support to identified at-risk young people and families within the Tusla Midlands area covering the counties of Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath.

The successful applicant will have all the following essential requirements;

  • Education to National Degree standard.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Foróige’s philosophy and approach to youth work and engaging young people and families.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with young people experiencing adversity in their lives and planning interventions in order to achieve the best possible outcomes with the young person and their family.
  • Experience working with families and parents in particular in delivering parenting and whole family programmes
  • A good knowledge and understanding of Tusla’s National Policy Framework for Children and Young People, Tusla's National Service Delivery Framework including Tusla’s National Practice Model for Children and Young people.
  • Experience in establishing, leading and coordinating new and innovative responses to youth needs.
  • Ability to work in an efficient manner and to lead and motivate others.
  • Car owner with full driving licence.

PLEASE VIEW THE JOB SPEC BELOW FOR FULL DETAILS ON ALL REQUIREMENTS.

HOW TO APPLY:

The job spec and Foróige Job application form can be downloaded from this page and can also be downloaded from the ‘careers’ section of our website www.foroige.ie

Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Job Application form only.
Completed application forms can be emailed to hr@foroige.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm FRIDAY 31st AUGUST 2018

Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

A panel may be formed from which future positions funded from a variety of sources may be filled.

Region: 

Midlands

Expiry date: 

31/08/18

Date Entered/Updated: 

09/08/18
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