Merchants Quay Ireland is looking to recruit Project Workers, to join the relief panel team in night café service. The successful candidates will work on a relief basis, when there are hours available and if the worker is available to take the hours. The contract is a fixed term agreement on a 12 months basis, with a view to extension depending on business requirements. Posts will be subject to a 6 month probationary period.
In order to be eligible to apply for this position candidates must have:
Relevant third level social care qualification and at least one year full time or equivalent experience of working within low threshold adult services which cater for clients with complex needs essential
An understanding of the issues relating to alcohol and drug use/homelessness and mental health, and experience of client work in these areas, and the interventions required
Good Knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and practice regarding homelessness and/or drug use.
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience of Key working and care planning.
Experience of working with clients with multiple needs
Experience of working with homeless specific databases and reporting.
Applicants are required to outline previous experience within the above areas on their application form.
Positions are subject to Garda Vetting and two satisfactory reference checks
To apply for this position, please complete the application form attached, stating clearly the role you wish to apply for in the subject line of your email. You will also need to attach a copy of your current updated curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Merchants Quay Ireland please visit www.mqi.ie