Omeath District Development: Youth Support Worker

Omeath District Development

Omeath District Development CLG is a social economy enterprise established in 1993 located in Omeath Co Louth, we deliver a wide portfolio of services and supports to the community and we are now recruiting for the position of Youth Support Worker to deliver our Steering and Sparring Programme.

The aim of the programme is to engage with and support youths with an objective to address risk-taking behaviour within the area of Omeath and the wider Cooley Peninsula of Co Louth.

The programme will provide youths with the skills to build positive community relations, engage in capacity building training, personal development opportunity, recreational programmes, and engage in activities that will support the creation of a safe and resilient community.

The successful candidates shall be responsible for the recruitment of participants, delivery, reporting and evaluating of this Dep of Justice Community Safety Innovation Fund “Steering and Sparring” Programme.

Job Title: Youth Support Worker – CSIF Steering and Sparring Programme

Duration: This is a fixed term post funded until December 2024

Hours: 35 hours per week (The nature of this post requires the holder to be flexible in working hours and will involve scheduled evening and weekend work)

Location: The Dolmen Centre, Omeath, Co Louth .

Essential Criteria:

  • 3rd Level qualification in Youth/Community/Justice/Social work - candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of 3rd Level qualifications)
  • 2 Year experience of working in a youth work setting
  • Experience of managing programmes including budgets and reporting
  • Full Clean Driving License

Desirable Criteria:

  • Interest in sport including boxing

Appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Garda Vetting and reference checks.

Applications for the above vacancy by submission of cover letter and application form.

Completed applications marked “CSIF Application” can be emailed to or posted to:
The Manager
Omeath District Development CLG
The Dolmen Centre
Co Louth
A91 AE08

Closing date for Applications 5.00pm, 14th February 2023

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Jan, 2023
Co Louth
Expiry Date
14th Feb, 2023