Sphere 17 Regional Youth Service: Youth Worker

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Sphere 17’s vision is for a future where all young people are valued. We want to see a society where young people have a voice, where young people feel respected, and where they feel included, no matter what community they are from. We hope for a society where young people can get high quality support and have a real chance to be the best they can be.

We also provide a wide range of supports and development opportunities for employees so that they can provide the highest quality of service to young people.

If you feel this might be the workplace for you, then maybe consider our current vacancy:


This post is a full-time position funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs through the City of Dublin Youth Services Board.

Main Role:

The Youth Worker, working as part of the youth work team, will be primarily involved in identifying and engaging with young people at risk in the community. Then planning, developing, implementing and evaluating youth work programmes to meet the needs and interests of the young people, in keeping organisational plans, as agreed with the Project Leader, Manager and the Board of Sphere 17 RYS.

Salary scale is commensurate with the CDYSB Youth Worker Salary Scale. This post will require the successful candidate to work scheduled hours at evenings and weekends.


  • An *NSETS professionally endorsed qualification in Youth Work or Youth and Community Work.
  • Have worked with young people for two years full-time in a youth work setting and have an equivalent professional Degree level qualification within the Education/Social Science/Youth Work or Community Work field.


  • 2 years experience of working with young people at risk in a full-time paid capacity in a youth work setting.

Job descriptions and application forms incorporating key competencies are available from: www.sphere17.ie/recruitment/

Applicants are requested to address these key competencies as part of their application.

To apply, please complete and return the Youth Worker Application Form to:
Regional Youth Service Manager, Sphere 17 Regional Youth Facility, Darndale, Dublin 17.
Or by email to: recruitment@sphere17.ie

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is: Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 5pm.
Interviews are scheduled for the following week. Short listing will apply, and a panel may be formed.

All appointments are subject to reference checking and Garda Vetting. Sphere 17 RYS is an equal opportunities employer.


Dublin 17

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