Treo Port Lairge: Project / Link Worker

Project / Link Worker

Treo Port Lairge is a company limited by guarantee (331187), a registered charity (CHY 14715) with a voluntary board of management. Treo’s main aim is to reduce criminal activity among the people in its target group, thus making Waterford a safer community in which to live. Treo offers each participant education, social and vocational support while challenging offending attitudes and behaviour.

Treo has been operational for over 24 years and is a highly respected service provider within Waterford and the Irish Criminal Justice system. Additional information can be found at or on Facebook. If you require further information please contact

Treo now wishes to recruit a full-time Project Worker for its operations in Waterford City.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be part of an experienced and dedicated multi-disciplinary team. The Project/Link Worker will have a varied and dynamic workload.

The Project Worker will be expected to become proficient and develop expertise over time in a range of proven approaches i.e. Restorative Practice, Restorative Justice, Motivational Interviewing,

Solution Focused Approaches and Trauma Informed.

This will become a pensionable position after a probationary period. Treo Port Lairge has a lifelong learning commitment to staff providing Continuing Professional Development opportunities.

Professional Supervision and Reflective practice will be provided.

Applicants must possess:

  • A minimum of a level 8 degree in Social Science/Care or equivalent with at least 3 years post-qualification experience with a similar target client group.
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System.
  • An ability to communicate efficacy and to bring about behavioral change.
  • An understanding of the opportunities for individuals furthest away from the labour market.
  • Possess a strong work ethic.
  • Proficient with IT and have strong administration skills.
  • Previous experience in key working and relationship building.
  • An ability to network and link with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • The successful candidate will also need access to a car to perform their duties.

Applicants for this position are invited to submit their CV, cover letter, and 500 word document clearly demonstrating your suitability for this post, via email to admin@treoportlairge

The closing date for applicants is Friday 19th April 2024.

Treo is an equal opportunities employer

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Region: Kilbarry, Waterford