Treo Port Lairge: Project / Link Worker

Treo Port Lairge
Treo Port Lairge CLG


Treo Port Lairge is a company limited by guarantee (331187), a registered charity (CHY 14715) with a voluntary board of management. Treo’s main aim is to reduce criminal activity among the people in its target group thus contributing to making Waterford a safer community in which to live. Treo offers to each participant education, social and vocational support while challenging offending attitudes and behaviour.

  • Treo in Waterford city engages with people aged 16-23, their families and the wider community.
  • From Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Treo operates a Special Rehabilitative Community Employment Scheme for stabilised drug users aged 18 to 35 from west Waterford.
  • Treo operates a full-time Local Training Initiative for disengaged people aged 16 to 23, also based in Dungarvan Co. Waterford.
  • Renew Social Enterprises is the trading arm of Treo. This business employs people who have accumulated convictions to provide a range of products and services in the southeast.

Treo has been operational for over 20 years and is highly respected service provider within Waterford and the Irish Criminal Justice system. Additional information can be found at or on Facebook.

Treo now wishes to recruit a full-time Project / Link Worker for its operations in Waterford city. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be part of an experienced and dedicated multi-disciplinary team. The Project / Link Worker will have a varied and dynamic workload.

The Project/Link Worker will be expected to become proficient and develop expertise over time in a range of proven approaches i.e. Restorative Practice, Restorative Justice, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Approaches. The Project / Link Worker will also be expected to contribute to policy development at organizational, regional and national level.

This will become a pensionable position after a probationary period. Treo has a Lifelong learning commitment to staff providing Continuing Professional Development opportunities. Professional Supervision and Reflective practice will be provided. A company contributory pension scheme will be put in place for the Project / Link Worker.

Applicants must have a minimum of a level 8 degree in Social Care or equivalent with at least 3 years post qualification experience. The successful candidate will also need access to a car to perform their duties.

Applicants for this position are invited to submit their CV and cover letter, and 500 word document clearly demonstrating your suitability for this post, via email to admin@treoportlairge. The closing date for applicants is Friday 29th November 2019.


Treo is an equal opportunities employer


Waterford City

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