The Muiríosa Foundation would like to present an exciting opportunity to work as a team member of a progressing and dynamic interdisciplinary team operating in our multi agency Kildare West Wicklow Network Disability Team. We are looking for candidates who are committed to supporting children with disabilities and their families in accordance with our core values and ethos underpinning beat practice and research.
This role will support individual children to participate in our early years service under the Access and Inclusion Model (AIM). Experience of working with children for a minimum of 6 months is essential, relevant voluntary work may be considered. Recognised qualification (min FETAC Level 5 on the NFQ) that is approved under the Early Years (Preschool) Regulations.
The Family Assessment & Intervention Model (FAIM) is a differential response type model. It is an initiative developed by Kildare Youth Services and the Child and Family Agency in Kildare/West Wicklow. It aims to ensure child welfare concerns are addressed as quickly as possible and to provide children and families with an assessment of need and a brief intervention based on their needs.
The Youth Justice Worker will deliver effective youth justice work through a variety of individualised interventions and youth work programmes, developing and extending existing responses and increasing the level of participation in the Project of young people, volunteers, the wider community and other stakeholders, including building effective working relationships with locally based youth and community groups and relevant statutory organisations.
The Janus programme aims to prevent reception into care and / or to support community or foster placements. The programme also aims to support young people returning to the community from residential care / custody. Project Workers will be required to be deliver all aspects of the programme in a flexible manner as part of a team. They will work in close partnership with statutory agencies, community resources and the young person and their family / carer.
Kinvara Community Children's Centre, catering for children from 3 months to 12 years is currently taking applications for: Full Time Childcare Assistant. Suitable candidates must have Full QQI Level 5 in childcare or equivalent and some previous experience working with children / teenagers is desirable.
The role of the Early Years Specialist (Access and Inclusion) is to support a range of diverse early years ECCE settings to assist them in enabling inclusive practice and the optimal participation of a child with disability in the pre-school room. The Early Years Specialist, (Access and Inclusion) team will work in partnership with the management/staff to develop and implement the service which will be informed by the core elements of Síolta and Aistear.
The Early Years Specialist will support a range of diverse early years settings within a designated case-load and will work in partnership with the management/staff to develop and implement quality improvement goals and actions across a wide range of areas of practice guided by the core elements of Síolta and Aistear as illustrated in the Aistear Síolta Practice Guide.
We are currently seeking to recruit two full time Functional Family Therapists to deliver this programme, one based in the Wexford / Waterford area, and one in the Dublin area. Training in functional family therapy will be provided. Candidates must have a minimum qualification of a primary degree in Counselling / Psychotherapy, Counselling Psychology or Family Therapy.
Archways is a community based organisation delivering evidence based programmes for children and families. Archways manages the Blue Skies programme, which is the ABC programme for the Clondalkin area. We now wish to recruit two Project Development Workers for the Blue Skies Programme to work on a number of initiatives that are being developed and delivered by the Blue Skies programme.