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Navan Youth Project, Garda Youth Diversion
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 position:
YOUTH JUSTICE WORKER
Foróige are seeking to recruit a Youth Justice Worker to work as part of the NYP team. This is a very exciting opportunity for candidates with an interest and capability in this type of work.
The NYPD Project is Garda Youth Diversion Project and is a community based, multi-agency youth crime prevention initiative 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 project may also work with young people who are significantly at risk of becoming involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour. By doing so, the project contribute to improving the quality of life within communities and enhancing Garda/community relations. The NYPD is part of a network of Garda Youth Diversion Projects; funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and by the European Social Fund 2014 – 2020 and Dormant Accounts funding through the Irish Youth Justice Service, in conjunction with An Garda Síochána and is managed by Foróige.
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)
- Access to car and full Irish driving licence
- Paid or voluntary, experience working with young people
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm 17th 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.