St. Brigid’s Family and Community Centre: Development / Family Support Worker (Part-Time)

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Part Time Development / Family Support Worker Portlaw Community Hub

St. Brigid’s Family and Community Centre is seeking to recruit a Part Time Senior Development / Family Support Worker for the Community Resource Hub based in Clodaigh House, Portlaw Co. Waterford. The Portlaw Community Resource Hub is a Tusla funded initiative operated by St. Brigid’s Family & Community Centre which provides an alternative approach to Community Development and Family Support. A range of services are provided in the Hub including information /advice and practical supports to members of the public, emotional/esteem support and one to one and group parenting programmes.

This role requires an enthusiastic individual with a good understanding and experience of Community Development and the delivery of Family Support, and with practical experience of dealing with groups and individuals in the community. A minimum of 2 years experience in a lead role in a Community Development / Family Support setting is required along with the ability to work both independently and also in collaboration with a number of external agencies, and the ability to build and maintain relationships within the community.

While a recognised professional 3rd level qualification is desirable consideration will be given to candidates with relevant training who have had significant experience in a similar role.

This is a Part Time post for 21 hours per week. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Description and Person Specification are available upon request at

Background information on St Brigid’s Family & Community Centre is available on our website

Application Process

A cover letter and CV addressing the required competencies should be emailed to for the attention of The Manager St. Brigid’s FCC.

Your application should be clearly marked Senior Development Worker Post.

Shortlisting will apply.

Closing date for application is close of business Monday 30th March 2020

St Brigid’s Family & Community Centre is an equal opportunities employer.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th Mar, 2020
Portlaw, Co Waterford
Expiry Date
30th Mar, 2020