Foróige - Longford Garda Youth Diversion Project: Youth Justice Worker

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Foróige

LONGFORD , GARDA YOUTH DIVERSION PROJECT

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, funded through the dormant accounts fund, now invite applications for the following position:

YOUTH JUSTICE WORKER

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 Longford Project, includes Longford town and has now been extended to include all of County Longford.

The successful candidate will be offered a contract of employment covering and be expected to work a minimum of 35 hours per week, the employment base will be Longford

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to Degree standard preferably in Youth / Justice / Health Promotion work (note: candidates with a Diploma and with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications)
  • Car and Full Driving Licence
  • Relevant paid or voluntary experience working with young people
  • Experience and understanding of mentoring

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 recruitment@foroige.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm noon 18th September 2019. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

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

Region: 

Longford

Expiry date: 

18/09/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

09/09/19
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