Community Youth Worker – Rialto Youth Project

Rialto Youth Project
The Rialto Youth Project, founded in the early 1980’s, has established a reputation for developing innovative and creative youth work processes and is now looking to fill a position with a person of leadership and vision.

Respect for the innate abilities and life experiences of young people inform a range of working methodologies and programme responses through the arts, sports/ cultural and recreational processes – among others – which are designed to suit the individual needs of young people and in particular those most at risk.

The Project aims to provide a comprehensive youth service, supporting community development and realising social change in the wider society

The Project invites applications for the following full time post:

Community Youth Worker
The ideal candidate will have a real commitment to the ethos and values of the project and fit one of the following three profile requirements:

A professionally endorsed qualification in youth and community work is essential + 2 years experience of working with young people at risk is desirable
An equivalent professional qualification or degree + 2 years full time experience of working with young people at risk is essential
Worked as a full time youth worker without formal qualifications for at least 3 years – essential
In addition to the above the candidate will need to demonstrate a strong knowledge and understanding of youth work, an understanding of current trends in substance mis-use, have a proven track record of relevant experience and possess a range of practical skills and attributes suited to the particular needs and challenges of the Rialto Youth Project as it currently operates. Please see our website www.rialtoyouthproject.net to ascertain a comprehensive understanding of our values and the way we work.

Please see Job Description & Person Specification attached below for more information.

CDYSB Youth Work Salary Scale applies to this post
Closing Date: 5pm on Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017
Shortlisting will apply

Interviews to be held on: Thursday, 12th October, 2017

Application forms available from paula@rialtoyouthproject.net or contact Paula Carroll at 01-4531638. Please include a letter of interest with your application.

The above position is funded by the Health Service Executive, (H.S.E.)

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Garda Vetting process.

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