Foróige: Youth Justice Worker x 2
JOB TITLE : Youth Justice Worker x 2
Job Reference: FRGJOB_395
Foróige is the National Youth Development Organisation, which promotes and fosters youth development through the operation of various youth services in urban and rural areas throughout the country. Foróige is currently recruiting for the following position:
YOUTH JUSTICE WORKER X 2
This post will be part of a network of Youth Diversion Projects; funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and by the European Social Fund 2014 – 2020 and Dormant Accounts funding through the Irish Youth Justice Service, in conjunction with An Garda Síochána and will be managed by Foróige. The North Fingal GYDP is a Garda Youth Diversion Project and covers the areas of Rush, Lusk, Naul, Skerries and Balbriggan.
Youth Diversion Projects are Community based, multi-agency youth crime prevention initiatives which primarily seek to divert young people who have been involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour by providing suitable activities to facilitate personal development, promote civic responsibility and improve long term employability prospects. The projects may also work with young people who are significantly at risk of becoming involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour. By doing so, the projects contribute to improving the quality of life within communities and enhancing Garda/community relations. This is a very exciting opportunity for candidates with an interest and capability in this type of work.
The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;
- Education to Degree standard preferably in Youth / Justice / Health Promotion work (note; candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications).
- 1 year experience in a GYDP or similar role.
- Access to car and full Irish driving licence
Please view the Job spec for full list of requirements.
Applications for the above vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Application form.
The full job spec and Foróige application form are available to download below and from our website www.foroige.ie
Email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for returning completed application forms is Thursday 7th of July.
Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.