Limerick Youth Service: Youth & Family Support Worker

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Limerick Youth Service

Limerick Youth Service is a voluntary Youth Work Organisation whose Mission is “connecting with young people and supporting them to reach their full potential.” It offers a range of quality services responding to the needs of young people throughout Limerick City and County.

Limerick Youth Service is now inviting applications for the following position:

Youth & Family Support Worker (35 hours)

(Fixed to December 2021)

Funded by TUSLA (Child & Family Agency) the project aims to develop and support initiatives for young people (aged 10 – 18 years) in their local community. The successful candidate will work within an existing team of family support workers. The main focus is on early intervention aiming to promote and protect the health, well-being and rights of all children, young people and their families.

Applicants for this post must have:

  • Relevant third level qualification in Youth Work or related discipline.). (Candidates with sufficient relevant work experience, 3 years +, may also be considered in lieu of qualification)
  • Proven track record in the design, implementation and evaluation of innovative interventions to enhance the resilience of young people and reduce their isolation
  • Knowledge or experience of case management and key working
  • Experience of needs assessment and using mechanisms to evaluate the outcome of work
  • Previous engagement with a range of statutory and voluntary bodies in enhancing the opportunities for young people
  • Excellent groupwork, facilitation, report writing, communication, and networking skills
  • Access to a car with Full Clean Driving Licence

A Job description and application form can be downloaded at at the following link:

Completed applications can be returned by email to:
Closing date for applications is Friday 16th October 2020 by 5pm

Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

(A panel may be formed from this recruitment process from which future vacancies in the organisation may be filled and will expire after 1 year)
Garda vetting will apply


General Info

Date Entered/Updated
6th Oct, 2020
Expiry Date
16th Oct, 2020