Lifestart Services: Family Visitors x 2

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Lifestart Services CLG is a strengths-based home-visiting service, delivering child development information, parenting education, and family support to parents of children pre-birth to 12 years of age across in Donegal. The Service is recruiting 2 Family Visitors to work in South Donegal and Inishowen/South Central Area

Family Visitors – Initial 1-year Specified Purpose Contract

We are seeking to recruit 2 x Family Visitors to deliver the Lifestart Growing Child Programme and other programmes from pre-birth to 12 years of age.

Post: 30 hours per week

Geographic Areas:

  1. South Donegal
  2. Inishowen/South Central Area

The Base for these roles is in the Lifestart Services Office, Main Street, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal, and/or other Lifestart Services Satellite Offices.

Salary: Aligned to the Social Care Worker PayScale (Pro-rata)

Probationary Period: 6 months

The Lifestart Services Family Visitors will ensure that the ethos, aims, objectives and actions of the organisation are fulfilled in line with service policies, procedures, and guidelines.

The successful candidates will have (essential):

  • Third level qualification relevant to the post.
  • At least 2 years’ experience of delivering in home support is desirable.
  • A clear understanding of referral pathways in Co. Donegal.
  • Proven ability to network and work on an interagency basis.
  • Excellent IT, Communication and Report Writing Skills.
  • A clear understanding of the work of Lifestart Services and maintaining professional boundaries.
  • A clean full driver’s licence and use of a car.

Further information and application forms can be obtained by emailing Lifestart Services at:

NB: CV’s will not be accepted!

  • Short listing criteria will apply
  • A panel may be formed in the event of future posts becoming available

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th April 2024 at 12:00 noon.
Interviews will take place on Friday 3rd May 2024.

All Contracts are subject to the continuation of funding.

Completed applications with a cover letter to be returned to the Regional Manager at:

We are an equal opportunities employer and seek to promote equality of opportunity regardless of a person’s race, religion, political opinion, gender, visible or invisible disability, age, marriage, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.

Lifestart Services CLG Company No: 495841 CHY: 19946

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Region: Co Donegal