Family Support Worker – Maine Valley Family Centre

The overall aim of the position is to support families and assist them in accessing community and statutory services, enabling the overall growth and development of the family unit and the community. To work with the Voluntary Management Committee and Project Co-ordinator to implement the three year work plan of the project.

Applicants should have:
A minimum of 2 years’ experience is required and a relevant qualification in social studies / youth work or a related field is desired
Experience and knowledge of family support
Proven experience of providing one-to-one support, facilitation and group work
Knowledge and experience of the community development sector
Experience of networking and liasing with voluntary, community and statutory agencies
Meitheal informed
Experience of team work and working on own initiative.
Experience of planning evaluating and report writing
Full clean driver’s license and own transport

Please Note: Garda Vetting will apply

For an application form, job description and person specification, please contact Recruitment, Maine Valley Family Centre on 066 9767833/
Applications will only be accepted on the official application form. CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date:
The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 29th March.
Interviews will be held Thursday 6th April.
Short listing will apply on the basis of information provided.

Maine Valley Family Centre is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.

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