Project-based Youth Worker x 2 – Youth Work Ireland Tipperary

We are currently inviting applications for a project based youth worker, working in our TAR Project, based in Tipperary Town. The TAR project is a Garda Youth Diversion Project. The successful candidate will work with the project team to:

Target young people aged between 12 and 17 years old at risk from being involved in anti-social behaviour and develop responses tailored to their needs
Develop and deliver programmes and supports for intervention through a youth based approach
Work in collaboration local groups, agencies and communities in Tipperary Town

We also have a vacancy for the following:
Project-based Youth Worker
Tipperary Town Youth Project
(Part time, 26 week post)

This community youth project post will be 21 hours per week and will require the following skills:

Experience in working with young people through integrated initiatives in response to identified youth needs
Ability to target young people at risk and develop programmes for intervention and discussion.
For both posts, the successful candidate will have a third level qualification in Social/Youth/Community work or a related discipline and experience of practical working with individuals and young people, particularly those who are deemed at risk, as well as strong organisational and administrative skills.

Garda Vetting will apply to this post.

Please note that shortlisting will apply and a panel may be formed from which future vacancies within the organisation may be filled.

Completed applications for the above posts along with a current CV can be emailed to or by post to Ms Carmel O’Neill, Acting CEO, Youth Work Ireland Tipperary, Croke Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 25th January 2017 at 12 noon

Interviews for the TAR post will take place on Wednesday February 1st
Interviews for the Tipperary Youth Project post will take place on Friday February 3rd

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