Barnardos: Project Worker – Tullamore & Edenderry


Ireland’s leading children’s charity is recruiting:

Project Worker – Tullamore & Edenderry

Full time and 12 month Fixed Term contract.
Salary: €30,863 - €47,705 DOE
3 days in Tullamore and 2 days Edenderry (we are flexible on which days)

What do our Tullamore and Edenderry Projects do?

The service offers a range of supports for families, which include individual therapeutic support for children through therapeutic play, group-based therapeutic support for children, parenting support focusing on strengthening and modelling core-parenting skills, and structured parent-child support which aim to enhance and strengthen the parent-child relationship. Parents may be seen with their children and/ or on their own depending on the presenting need. The service operates Monday to Friday

Experience required

  • A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience of working with vulnerable children and families.
  • Experience of working in partnership with families and carers.
  • Experience of planning, implementing and reviewing programmes with children and/or families.

Qualifications required

A recognised third level practice qualification (minimum Level 7 on the QQI) in one of the following:

  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Social Care
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Youth Work
  • Or related discipline (Nursing, Psychology, Early Years Education).

Full driving licence and access to the use of a suitably insured vehicle essential.

Personal Attributes required

  • Commitment to the delivery of quality services to children, young people, families and carers.
  • Ability to act on own initiative and consult where appropriate.
  • Ability to work under pressure, make decisions in consultation with the line manager when appropriate.
  • To be committed to adhering to best practice in the work and be innovative and open to change.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential for this post.
  • Ability to form objective relationships with children, young people, families/carers, colleagues and other agencies.

Please note that 2 years of Post Qualifying experience means two years of paid employment after the candidate has graduated in their field of study.

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Closing date; 12pm, Friday 14th August 2020

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
31st Jul, 2020
Co Offaly
Expiry Date
14th Aug, 2020