CABLE GARDA YOUTH DIVERSION PROJECT, LOUTH
Foróige, the National Youth Development Organisation, which promotes and fosters youth development through the operation of various youth services in urban and rural areas throughout the country, through the Department of Justice and Equality and by the European Social Fund 2014 – 2020 through the Irish Youth Justice Service in conjunction with An Garda Síochána, invite applications for the following positions:
YOUTH JUSTICE WORKER (3 vacancies available)
Foróige are seeking to recruit 3 Youth Justice Workers, 1 full time (new post), 1 Temporary full time (maternity leave cover post) and 1 part-time post (2 days per week) to work as part of the Cable Project team. These are very exciting opportunities for candidates with an interest and capability in this type of work.
The Cable Project, based in Drogheda, has a catchment area for North Drogheda. This has now been extended to include Mid-Louth. Garda Youth Diversion Projects are Community based, multi-agency youth crime prevention initiatives which primarily seek to divert young people who have been involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour by providing suitable activities to facilitate personal development, promote civic responsibility and improve long term employability prospects.
The successful applicant(s) will have the following essential requirements;
- Education to Degree standard preferably in Youth / Justice / Health Promotion work (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications).
- Relevant paid or voluntary experience of working with young people.
- Access to car and full Irish driving licence.
- Experience of engaging target group.
- Experience in report writing and writing funding applications.
PLEASE VIEW THE JOB SPEC (SEE 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 email@example.com
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm TUESDAY 23rd APRIL 2019. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.
Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.