Oral Language Development Officer – Young Knocknaheeny Area Based Childhood Programme

YKABC is a community prevention and early intervention programme, working across four areas of the Northside of Cork City, which commenced in January 2015. The programme aims to measurably improve the lives of all children (pre-birth to six) and their families. It does this by building on the work of our many partners across services and disciplines through a whole community approach to transform the skills of parents and the workforce of all those who come into the life of the child. The Young Knocknaheey programme is underpinned by an innovative Infant Mental Health Framework and draws on best international evidence and practice.

Northside Community Health Initiative (Cork) Ltd (NICHE) is the lead agency for YKABC.

Young Knocknaheeny is funded by Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Atlantic Philanthropies under the Area Based Childhood Programme.

Young Knocknaheeny wishes to recruit for the following post:

Basic Grade Oral Language Development Officer (FT 37 hours per week from Jan to cover Maternity Leave.)

NICHE is the lead agency for the Young Knocknaheeny ABC programme and therefore all contracts of employment will be with NICHE.

Please see the job description for full application details. For further information please email admin.ykabc@nicheonline.ie

The closing date for all applications is Friday 6th of January 2017 at 12 Midday (no late applications will be accepted). Applications can be received by email to the above address or by post to NICHE, HSE Building, Harbourview Road, Knocknaheeny, Cork.

For the successful candidate this post represents an exciting opportunity to be part an innovative team. The focus will be on integrating a reflective, evidence base to working across the community with parents, practitioners, services and interagency groups to improve outcomes for children and contribute to the development of Young Knocknaheeny ABC.

For enquiries please email your contact details to the address above. NICHE is an equal opportunities employer.
Shortlisting will apply.
Interviews for prospective candidates for Staff Grade Oral Language Development Officer is likely to take place on the 19th January 2017.

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