SWAN Youth Service: Street Work (Detached Youth Work) Project Leader (Maternity Cover & Part-Time)

SWAN Youth Service

A quality health promoting regional youth service, based in the North East inner city of Dublin, wish to invite energetic and interested individuals who enjoy working in a busy fast paced environment to apply for the following post.

Street Work (Detached Youth Work) Project Leader - Maternity Cover

25 hours per week.

A Street Work Project Leader operating from a social change model of youth work is required for Swan Youth Service. This position involves the day to day management and development of the street work team in Swan Youth Service.
The Project Leader will be responsible for the supervision of staff, ensuring that the street work program is responsive to emerging needs, and is outcome focussed in line Swan’s strategic plan.
Other duties include; the completion of all administrative requirements in an efficient and timely manner, budgetary oversight of the youth work programmes, reporting on the progress of the service to the Board and other relevant stakeholders.
The post will also involve interagency work, community development, and some street work.


  • A professionally endorsed qualification in Youth/Community Work and a minimum of 5 years full time experience in a youth work setting.
  • 10 years full time experience in a youth work setting.


  • Previous management experience and or a relevant qualification to a management post.

This post is funded through the North East Inner City initiative. The role requires evening and weekend work. CDYSB Project Leader salary scale applies. A panel may be formed for any future vacancies. Garda Vetting will apply to this post.
For information pack and job descriptions please call the office.01-8560945.

Applications by hard copy of C.V. and cover letter to the Director, Swan Youth Service, St Agatha’s Hall, Dunne St, Dublin 1. Short listing may apply and a panel may be formed. Closing dates for receipt of applications is 5pm Wednesday 4th of March 2020. Interviews will take place on Thursday 12th March.

Swan Youth Service is an equal opportunities employer.

SWAN Youth Service



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