Youth Drugs Worker – Clare Youth Service

Clare Youth Service, a voluntary youth work organisation, is the leading provider of youth work programmes and services to young people in the county. As part of the ongoing development of the organisation, applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of:

Youth Drugs Worker
This is a fixed term contract to end Dec 2017, 38.5 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, dynamic and committed individual who will undertake to deliver the work plan of this project.

The successful candidate will possess:
A relevant third-level qualification
A clear understanding of the issues associated with drugs and alcohol misuse and abuse
Experience of and the ability to engage young people in an outreach setting
A proven ability and commitment to devising, delivering and evaluating innovative and effective approaches and programmes to reach and engage the target group
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
This post involves primarily evening and weekend work

Application forms and Job descriptions available from

Interested persons must complete application form and submit four copies to H.R. Manager, Clare Youth Service, Carmody Street, Ennis, Co. Clare.
Closing date for application is Tuesday Sept 12th 2017 at 4.30 p.m.

Clare Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.

Appointment is subject to Garda Vetting Short listing will apply

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

This post is funded by the MWRDAF through the LCETB

A panel may be formed from this process from which future sessional or part-time posts may be filled.

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