Edenmore - Kilbarrack - Raheny School Completion Programme: Project Worker’s (Part-Time)

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Edenmore- Kilbarrack - Raheny School Completion Programme:

2 x Position’s offered: Project Worker’s (Part-Time )

Contract duration December 2021 – August 2022

The School Completion Programme (SCP) funded by Tusla, aims to increase the numbers of young people staying in primary and second level school, and in doing so improve the numbers of pupils who successfully complete the Senior Cycle, or the equivalent.

The School Completion Programme encompasses four schools (3 primary, 1 post-primary), in the Edenmore-Kilbarrack-Raheny area.  We aim to provide programmes to encourage students to reach their full potential in the education system. 

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Qualification in one of the following: education/teaching, youth/community work, social care/science or a related discipline.
  • Ability to develop programmes to meet the needs of our students.
  • Knowledge of/ experience in delivering manualised/evidence based programmes used with young people.
  • Experience of working with young people within a supportive environment (in one to one settings and in group settings).
  • Experience working with families and young people at risk.
  • Excellent communication planning, organisational, networking and report writing skills.
  • Be Information and Communication Technology proficient
  • Own transport essential with full driving licence.

Project Worker’s duties: Under the guidance & supervision of the SCP Management Commitee, and Co-ordinator, their duties  will include the following;

  • To report and work under the direction of the School Completion Programme management and the Co-ordinator in relation to all aspects of the project.
  • To provide direct support to the targeted young people via participation in clubs and activities as designated by the SCP Co-ordinator.
  • To identify the needs of the students and develop appropriate interventions.
  • To design, implement and evaluate structured individual, group work sessions to targeted children.
  • To build relationships with target students.
  • To assist in the organisation and to participate in the provision of in-school, out of school, after school and holiday time supports for the targeted young people.
  • To organise and facilitate summer programmes, transfer programmes, homework and activity clubs as assigned by the SCP Co-ordinator.
  • To liaise with relevant voluntary and statutory agencies to ensure maximum benefit to the targeted students.
  • To assist with evaluations, reviews and future planning of the programme based on reflective practise.F
  • To comply with Tulsa Guidelines in relation to report writing/planning and record keeping of work under taken.
  • To be open to undertaking additional tasks as identified by the Co-ordinator.

This Job Description is a guide to the general range of duties. It is not intended to be either definitive or restrictive and will be subjective to periodic review.

Salary:  The salary scale is commensurate with experience. The salary is based on the City of Dublin Youth Services Board – Youth Worker Salary Scale.

Working hours: for the 2 Positions are - First Position - 14.5 hours a week /  Second  Position – 16.5 hours a week / Or a combination of the two Positions –     31 hours a week.

C.V.’s ARE REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED BY POST -  to the Edenmore-Kilbarrack-Raheny SCP Co-ordinator, St. Benedicts & St. Marys N.S. Grange Park View, Raheny, Dublin 5. 

In accordance with the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016, Garda Vetting is a standard requirment for the successful candidate.

Closing date for Applications: Thursday 21st October 2021.  

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
11th Oct, 2021
Region
Dublin 5
Expiry Date
21st Oct, 2021