Tullamore Community & Family Resource Centre: Family Support / Community Development Worker

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The Tullamore Community and Family Resource Centre CLG

Applications are invited for the post of:

Family Support / Community Development Worker

17.5 hours per week Job Share

This position is based in Tullamore, Co. Offaly

The position will involve working in close collaboration with the Board of Management and Coordinator to implement the Resource Centre’s aims and objectives as outlined in the annual work plan.

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • A relevant third level qualification in Family Support/Community Development/Social Care level 6 or higher
  • A good understanding of Family Support work in a community based setting
  • At least 2 years experience of working with groups who experience exclusion
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues of poverty and social exclusion and its impact on the local area
  • The ability to liaise with voluntary, community and statuary agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess good leadership and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrate a strong teamwork ethic and the ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to access funding
  • Excellent IT, Social Media / Report Writing Skills
  • A full clean driver’s license and access to transport essential.

Garda Vetting will apply & is essential for this position

Full job description, specification and application form are attached

Closing date: for receipt of applications: 4.30pm Friday 22nd February 2019

Applications received after this time will not be considered. Application form only. C.V. will not be accepted.

Shortlisting: will apply on the basis of information provided

Please post completed application form to:
The Chairperson
Tullamore Community & Family Resource Centre
Arden View
Co. Offaly

Tullamore Community and Family Resource Centre is an equal opportunities employer

This post is funded by the Child and Family Agency


Co Offaly

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