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Family Support Worker

Job details

Location:Castlemaine
Date added:1.4.2021
Employer:Maine Valley Family Centre

Job description

Recruitment of Family Support Worker - 14 hours

Do you have passion, drive, experience and skillset to work directly with families in a community based setting?
Are you an effective team player?
Do you have the interest in continuous professional development to enhance your own personal growth?

Ideal candidate should have:
- A relevant 3rd level qualification - minimum Level 6 (for example in Family Support Practice, Community Development or a related discipline)
- A minimum of 2 years experience, post qualification, of providing family support in a community based setting, including:
- Liaising/networking with community, voluntary and statutory agencies
- Planning and delivering parent programmes, activities and/or services to groups
- Providing one to one supports directly to parents/families, including familiarity with Meitheal (Tusla's National Practice Model)
- Providing information and support to individuals and groups
- Organizing community events
- Group Facilitation skills
- Excellent IT, social media, communication and report writing skills
- Proven experience in sourcing funding
- Access to own transport and full clean driving licence

Closing Date: 23/04/2021

Interviews early May at Maine Valley Family Resource Centre, Castlemaine Community Centre, Castlemaine, V93 R273

How to apply

To apply this job follow advertiser's instructions below this text.

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining your experience relevant to the position as outlined in the "Person Specification" document.
Please send your CV and Cover Letter by email to: mainevalley@hotmail.com marked "FSW Recruitment" in subject heading.
Posted applications can be sent to "FSW Recruitment" Maine Valley Family Centre, Castlemaine Community Centre, Tralee Road, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, V93 R273

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