Youth Justice Worker – Foróige – Sub Garda Youth Diversion Project

The SUB Project is a Garda Youth Diversion Project based in Birr, Co. Offaly. Garda Youth Diversion Projects are Community based, multi-agency youth crime prevention initiatives which primarily seek to divert young people who have been involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour by providing suitable activities to facilitate personal development, promote civic responsibility and improve long term employability prospects.

The successful applicant(s) will have the following essential requirements;

Education to National Diploma or Degree standard, preferably in Youth / Justice / Health Promotion work (candidates with exceptional, relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of degree qualifications).
A minimum of 1 year experience in a GYDP or similar role.
Access to car and full Irish Driving licence.
Please view the job spec below for full details on all requirements.

Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Job Application form only.

The full job spec and Foróige application form can be downloaded from this page (see below) and is also available to download from the ‘careers’ section of our website or can be requested by emailing

Please note that all applications can only be accepted by way of Foróige Application Form

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm FRIDAY 17th FEBRUARY 2017

Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

Please note: A panel may be formed from which future positions funded from a variety of sources may be filled.

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