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Family Support / Community Development Worker

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Location:Castlemaine
Job type:Part Time
Date added:14.10.2021
Employer:Maine Valley Family Resource Centre
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Job description

We are recruiting a Family Support / Community Development Worker to support families on group of one to one basis, to improve their physical and mental wellbeing in line with the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People

This is part time position - 17,5 hrs/wk based in MVFRC, Castlemaine

Key responsibilities include:
- Keep up to date on local family and community needs and deliver a range of family and community responses
- Engage with target families and communities and support their involvement in the Centre
- Ensure that work of the Centre is in keeping with the aims and objectives of the Family Resource Centre Programme
- Raise the profile of the Centre and all related activities
- Work with relevant statutory and voluntary agencies with a view to linking families to relevant supports and work collaboratively as required
- Work with the Project Co-ordinator to identify funding sources, make applications and liaise with funding agencies as required
- Participate in planning, review and evaluation of the work of the Centre

Qualifications and Experience:
- A Third Level Qualification - Level 6 in Family Support, Community Development or Community Education or other related discipline where the candidate can demonstrate relevancy to this post
- A minimum of 2 years experience of working with families and groups in a community based setting
- Have the requisite knowledge, suitability and skills to carry out responsibilities of the post

Official Application Forms must be submtited: 12/11/2021 at 5 pm

Candidates may be shortlisted.
Interviews will take place w/c Monday 22nd November 2021

How to apply

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For full Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form please contact: Fiona Callan by email: fiona.callan@mainevalley.ie

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