2 x Refugee Resettlement Workers (18 month contract)
2 x Intercultural Workers with Arabic (12 month contract)
Tipperary Refugee Resettlement Project
Youth Work Ireland Tipperary is inviting applications for 2 Refugee Resettlement Workers and 2 Intercultural Workers commencing immediately. These posts will support the integration of Syrian families into communities around County Tipperary.
The successful candidates for the Refugee Resettlement posts will ideally have a third level qualification in Youth / Community / Social Work or a related discipline and experience of practical working with families, young people and children. It is also important that candidates will be self- starters and have the ability to work in a youth and community development setting, through a person centred approach. They should be willing to work in a flexible, empathetic manner with strong intercultural competency. Previous experience with refugee communities is an advantage. Given the young age profile of refugee communities under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme, (Childrens Rights Alliance, 2019)*, the project will work in an integrated manner across the work of YWI Tipp, family support services and partnership networks
Refugee Resettlement Workers:
- Administration and budget management skills
- Family support skills, community development skills
- Interagency working and networking experience
Intercultural Workers essential requirements:
- Fluent written and spoken English and Arabic
- Documented experience in translation between English and Arabic at a professional level.
- Experience of work in family support/ community development contexts.
Garda vetting will apply to these post. Applicants must have full drivers licences and access to own transport.
Full job descriptions and application forms for these positions are available from Josephine Shortt, Ph: 0504 23426 E: Josephine.Shortt@youthworktipperary.ie
Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 PM 18th December 2019. Interviews will take place on the week of the 6th January 2020.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
“This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and supported by the Department of Justice and Equality.”