Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre: Youth Resilience Support – Team Leader

Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre

Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre
We are now recruiting for the post of:
(39 hours per week)
Youth Work

Youth Resilience Support (YRS) – TEAM LEADER


The YRS Programme (Youth Resilience Support) is part of a suite of community services to support families provided by Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre.

The Youth Resilience Support Service (YRS) aims to engage Children and Young People at risk of going into care, in care and leaving care to build their resilience and ability to cope with the stressors of life using positive coping mechanisms. The YRS service engages children and young people in one to one sessions and peer education group work. The YRS support worker empowers children and young people’s inner strengths and builds on these using innovative tools which are practical and encourage sustainable positive outcomes.

Candidates will be expected to have at a minimum:

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Care, Applied Social Care Studies, Applied Social Studies, Social Science, Youth Work (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent.
  • A suitable standard of professional attainments
  • The requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of office
  • Have a minimum of four years’ experience in Team Leader position and of working in Child Protection or Community Care or other relevant environment with a similarly challenging client group.
  • Have proficient ICT skills in Microsoft Packages – Excel and Word Lotus Notes and Outlook

To apply for the position please send your CV and cover letter to:

Tara Lynagh,
Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre
31 Church Street, Cavan H12 H049,
Telephone: 049 4372730

Closing date for applications Wednesday 12th May 2021 12 noon.
Applications received after this date/time will not be considered.


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Date Entered/Updated
29th Apr, 2021
Expiry Date
12th May, 2021