Cherry Orchard Equine Centre: Youth Worker & Youth Justice Worker (Temporary)

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(3 temporary positions – including both full time and part time roles)

We have a number of temporary full-time and temporary part-time roles we wish to fill at present in our Youth Service and Youth Diversion Project.

We are inviting applications from suitably qualified / experienced professionals to join our team in either our Youth Service and/or our Youth Diversion Project – CODY based in Cherry Orchard, Dublin 10.

Cherry Orchard Equine Centre CLG. operates a number of services supporting young people and their families living in Cherry Orchard Dublin 10. We also operate a community equestrian centre providing a range of riding and therapeutic programmes.

Summary of duties

  • Deliver the actions and goals set out in the organisation’s strategic and operational plans
  • Work with colleagues to design and deliver programmes, initiatives and interventions in consultation with management, funders and the board
  • Engage young people in youth work programmes
  • Develop integrated initiatives with local organisations and local schools
  • Work closely with all services within Cherry Orchard Equine Centre to ensure wrap around supports for young people engaged
  • Ensure the health and safety of all young people within the service
  • Support in the recording of programme activities
  • Adhere to all company and statutory policies, procedures and best practice


  • A third level qualification (Degree level or equivalent) in social work, social care, youth work/community work, education or related discipline is required
  • Three years’ experience of working with vulnerable and at-risk young people is desirable
  • A good understanding of issues affecting marginalised young people is required
  • A full clean driving licence is desirable (not essential)

How to apply

  • Please forward a CV and cover letter to
  • Please state if your preference is Full Time or Part Time
  • Closing date is Monday 6th February 2023 at 5pm.
  • No late applications will be accepted
  • The appointment is subject to Garda Vetting and reference check
  • Cherry Orchard Equine Centre is an equal opportunities employer

If you require any more information please email

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jan, 2023
Dublin 10
Expiry Date
6th Feb, 2023