Foróige: Youth Worker - Westview Project

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JOB TITLE : Youth Worker, Westview Project
Job Reference: FRGJOB_606

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:


Project Summary

Foróige in partnership with Young Persons Probation Service is currently recruiting a Full Time Youth Officer for the Westview Project. The project provides services that meet with the Day Care Centre Order requirements of the Children’s Act 2001.

The Youth Officer will work as part of the Foróige team in Cork reporting to the West View Coordinator and an Assistant Manager in Cork. The West View Team in conjunction with Young Persons Probation develop and implement appropriate interventions for young people which reduce offending behaviour, facilitate stability, and promote progression. Engaging identified young people who have offended or are at risk of further offending in a process of learning and development that will enable them to examine their own actions and promote positive lifestyle choices that will protect them from involvement in criminal, harmful or socially unacceptable behaviours.

The successful applicant will have the following essential requirements;

  • Education to Degree standard in Youth Work / Social Work or other relevant discipline (note: candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications)
  • A minimum of 1 year professional experience of working face-to-face with at risk youth (12-23 year olds) in a youth justice setting. (Exclusive of student placement experiences)
  • Be available to deliver service Monday to Saturday including late evenings.

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 from our website Email applications to:

The deadline for returning completed application forms is 30th of March 2023 at 12noon.

Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

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Region: Cork