Barnardos: Programme Assistant (Part Time) - Youghal Family Resource Initiative

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Ireland’s leading children’s charity is recruiting:

Programme Assistant - Youghal Family Resource Initiative, Cork

Location: Youghal Family Resource Initiative, Nagle House, Youghal, Co. Cork
Contract: Part Time 15 hours per week, and fixed term to end August 2023
Salary: €10,176 -€12,369 DOE

Job purpose

To provide a safe, child centred environment/experience to children in the context of the service in which you work and appropriate to the role.

Personal attributes

  • Commitment to provide a quality service to children
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of confidentiality and the ability to deal with sensitive issues including child protection concerns
  • Administrative and record keeping skills including IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexibility and adaptability with good leadership skills are essential attributes in this role as Programme Assistant – Room Leader
  • Excellent Time Management


  • Experience of working with children for a minimum of 6 months is essential.
  • Relevant voluntary work may be considered.


  • Recognised qualification (min QQI Level 5 on the NFQ) that is approved under the Early Years (Preschool/SAC) Regulations.
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Desirable - Knowledge of HIVE and National Childcare Scheme

Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work

  • The post-holder is initially assigned to work in the Youghal Family Resource Centre Afterschool club but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Youghal area in line with organisational needs.

For full job description and to apply please visit

Closing date: 12pm on Friday, 10th February 2023
Interview date: 13th February 2023

Shortlisting will apply (please note, CVs are not accepted on their own, candidates must complete and submit our application form through Barnardos website).

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
25th Jan, 2023
Youghal, Co Cork
Expiry Date
10th Feb, 2023