Blakestown and Mountview Youth Initiative: Youth Development Worker (Part-Time)

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Blakestown and Mountview Youth Initiative (BMYI) is a community-based project working in the Blakestown and Mountview area of Blanchardstown. We work with young people (14-18) and their families, in the region of sixty at any one time. We are a referral based service, funded through the HSE, Local Drugs & Alcohol Task Force and Tusla supporting young people and their families with a variety of services.

BMYI is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title: Part Time Youth Development Worker: 14 Hours per week

To work as part of the overall BMYI team, addressing needs of young people and their families through support programmes and care plans. There will be a focus on supporting young people involved in BMYI to remain in education and establish educational programmes for young people who are out of school

Terms & Conditions:

Contract: Initially contracted until year end 2019, subject to funding and probationary period.
Salary: Point 1 HSE Project Worker Scale (€34,310) pro rata

Essential Criteria

  • A recognised third level qualifications in formal or informal education, Youth Work or a related field
  • Experience working with target group beneficial
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to engage target group
  • Strong report writing and IT Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capability of working on their own initiative and as part of a team
  • Understanding of youth work & community work methodologies

Application Procedure

Interested applicants are invited to post a cover letter and completed application form to the address below or email to

Blakestown Road

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on the 11th of February 2019

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