Candle Community Trust: Project Worker - Candle Home Liaison

Candle Community Trust

Project Worker: Candle Home Liaison

Candle Community Trust, established in 1978, is a registered charity providing educational, developmental and therapeutic opportunities for “at risk” youth in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10. Working in collaboration with the Probation Service, CDETB, CDYSB, TUSLA and HSE, Candle is committed to creating and delivering a comprehensive, best practice service to meet the needs of young people who experience disadvantage and marginalization.

Candle offers a working environment that is dynamic, rewarding, and supportive for participants and staff.


  • A third level degree (or equivalent) in the fields of social work, social care, humanities, or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with vulnerable and at-risk young people and or families
  • An understanding of the issues affecting marginalised youth and families, and dedication to being a positive advocate for same
  • To work with identified young people and their families experiencing significant trauma and complexity including health, social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties and/or at risk of social exclusion.
  • Experience of planning and delivering creative and innovative developmental programmes
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and can-do attitude
  • Full Drivers licence and own transportation is required for this position

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience (salary scale for this post is €31,048- €47,328)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive, dynamic and progressive work environment

Please note that this position will include evening work and occasional weekend work.
Garda Vetting applies to this position.
Person Specification and Job Description attached.

Applications in the form of Application form.
By email to:

The closing date for application is noon Monday 7th December 2020
Interviews will be held on week commencing 14th December 2020

A panel will be formed from which future positions may be filled.

Candle Community Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
19th Nov, 2020
Dublin 10
Expiry Date
7th Dec, 2020