C.A.B.R.A. For Youth CLG & Cabra Step Up Project: Family Support Worker (Part-Time)

C.A.B.R.A. for Youth CLG invites applications from suitably qualified and enthusiastic people for the post of Family Support Worker with the Cabra Step-Up GYDP. This new initiative seeks to develop a holistic approach to the work of our Garda Youth Diversion Project (GYDP) by utilising Family Support approaches and initiatives to build the capacity of and achieve positive outcomes for families engaged with the Step Up Project.

Post requirements:


  • A nationally recognised qualification in Family Support or a related discipline with experience in the subject area.
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience of working with Families and Young People.


  • Knowledge of family systems and experience of family assessment work.
  • Experience of planning and implementing interventions/supports in partnership with parents and young people.
  • Significant experience of brief intervention work.
  • Experience/training in facilitation of evidence based parenting programmes.

Hours of Work: Part-time - 18 hrs per week.
Contract: This is a fixed term contract from April-December 2019
Annual Salary: €33,859 pro rata

The successful candidate will be required to work, where necessary, scheduled hours at evenings and weekends. Appointments will be subject to Cabra for Youth CLG receiving satisfactory Garda vetting and reference checks for appointees prior to them taking up position.

Application form and full job description attached. Application is by way of application form and cover letter only. CV’s will not be accepted.

Please return your completed application form and cover letter to info@cabraforyouth.ie or by post to:
C.A.B.R.A. for Youth CLG,
Cabra Parkside Community and Sports Centre,
Dublin 7.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 1st April 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing 8th April 2019.

Short listing may apply – C.A.B.R.A. for Youth CLG is an equal opportunities employer. Depending on the quality of applications a panel may be put in place to fill future vacancies for similar positions should they arise.

This post is funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund and the Irish Youth Justice Service.
This post is funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund and the Irish Youth Justice Service.


Dublin 7

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