Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership: Parenting Programmes Specialist (Maternity Cover)

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Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership

is seeking to appoint to our Family Matters Team a

Parenting Programmes Specialist

(Fixed Purpose Contract to cover maternity leave from May 2023)

Family Matters -The Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programme

Family Matters is part of the ABC Programme which focuses on improving education, health and wellbeing and social outcomes for children in the Ballyfermot area; increasing the participation and enhancement of parents as the primary carers and educators of their children; supporting them in supporting their children reach their potential. Family Matters is a dynamic interagency, inter-disciplinary response to the needs of children, parents and families. The staff team is composed of Speech and Language Therapists, Early Years, Education worker, Home Visitors and Family Support workers.

As part of the Family Matters team, you will

  • Coordinate the delivery of the ParentChild+ and Upto2 Programmes
  • Delivery of workforce capacity building training to practitioners
  • Evidence quality outcomes of Parenting Initiatives in the area.
  • Work collaboratively with other agencies in parental engagement and course delivery

The successfully shortlisted candidates will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of children’s 0-6 years developmental milestones
  • Experience in working directly with parents and their children aged 0-6 years
  • Experience of coordinating and delivering evidence-based parenting programmes.
  • Excellent administration and IT skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as on own initiative.
  • Qualification to at least QQI Level 7 in for example, Education, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Medical or any other relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a relevant professional field.

Salary range pt3 (€37,070) to pt 9 (€47, 591) on the BCP salary scale- depending on experience.


Please send

  • Detailed Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed Key Approaches Form


  • email to
  • post or hand delivered marked Private and Confidential to Teresa Dunphy, Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership, 4 Drumfinn Park, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Tuesday April 11th 2023 (no late applications will be accepted)

Informal enquires welcome to Liz O’Sullivan 087 7487375

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