In Sync Youth & Family Services: Youth Counsellor Posts


In Sync Youth & Family Services

Youth Counsellor Posts

  • 1 x Full Time Post (12 month contract)
  • 1 x 2.5 day Post (12 month contract)
  • 1 x 3 Day Post (12 month contract)

In Sync Youth & Family Services supports young people, children and families in Co. Kildare & West Wicklow to enable them to live a full and active life within their communities and society. The Youth Counselling Service is a Tusla funded project, which aims to provide 1:1 therapeutic support to young people from 11-25 years and their families.

The successful candidates will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide a professional 1:1 counselling service to young people and their families, as well as group-based interventions.

Candidates must hold I.A.C.P. / I.A.H.I.P. / P.S.I. accreditation or equivalent. In order to be shortlisted for interview your application should clearly demonstrate that you have:

  • Two years post-qualification experience of working with young people in a therapeutic context
  • Experience of providing evidence-informed, goal-focused, brief interventions to young people and their carers.
  • Experience of processing referrals to and from families, G.P.s, schools, youth groups, social workers, primary health care professionals etc.
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.

The position also requires that the successful candidate will have a full clean driving licence and may be required to travel as part of their work. A panel may be created for similar posts that emerge within the next 12 months.

The successful candidate will be employed by In Sync Youth & Family Services on a 12 month fixed-term contract, including a 6 month probationary period. In Sync is an organisation that supports employees in a variety of ways i.e. family friendly policies, flexible working arrangements, blended working; generous annual leave allowance; paid maternity leave; internal support & supervision; support for external clinical supervision; and, support for continuous professional development etc.

Closing date for applications is 1pm on Friday July 15th 2022. All enquiries for an application should be emailed to or call 045 856968.

Completed applications will be accepted by In Sync electronic application form only.

This position is funded by the HSE & Tusla In Sync is an equal opportunities employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
21st Jun, 2022
Co. Kildare & West Wicklow
Expiry Date
15th Jul, 2022