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Barnardos Centre, Thurles with regular travel nationally
|LocationBarnardos Centre, Thurles with regular travel nationally|
|Employment typeFulltime (37hrs) and 12 month Fixed Term Contract|
|Salary€38,819 - €55,788|
|Contact PersonLisa Long or Vera Lyons Tel: 0504 20018|
|Closing date12:00 PM, Friday 04 January, 2019.|
|Interview dateNot confirmed.|
The National Co-ordinator will focus on supporting the implementation of the TLC Kidz Programme, a concurrent group work programme for children who have experienced domestic violence and their mothers, liaise with professionals who are delivering other response models to children impacted by domestic violence, gather data regarding the needs and services and facilitate professionals to link together around the delivery of domestic violence services to children.
The national co-ordinator will contribute to the emergence of a national response model to support children and young people to overcome their experience of violence and abuse.
This is a joint initiative between Barnardos Thurles Service and Tusla Domestic Sexual and Gender Based Violence team to support the implementation of best practice service delivery to children who have experienced domestic violence.
This post will be based in Barnardos centre, Thurles with a requirement to travel nationally.
Professionals across agencies setting up and/or delivering services to children who have experienced domestic violence.
|Post:||Children and Domestic Violence National Co-ordinator|
|Location:||Thurles Family Support and Targeted Early Intervention Service with regular travel nationally|
|Responsible to:||Project Leader, Barnardos Centre, Thurles|
|Works with:||Barnardos local and national teams, National Domestic Sexual and Gender Based Violence Team and other professionals/agencies responsible for co-ordinating services to children impacted by domestic violence.|
The National Co-ordinator will support linking professionals responding to children who have experienced domestic violence. The role will include supporting the delivery of the TLC Kidz Groupwork Programme nationally and will identify and share best practice in its delivery including the co-ordination of training for professionals.
The postholder will also liaise with professionals delivering other response models and facilitate links between all professionals working in this area.
The National Co-ordinator will contribute to the emergence of a national response model which supports children and young people to overcome their experiences of domestic violence and abuse, and enhance children and young people’s resilience and holistic development.
Note: this Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.
Relevant professional 3rd level qualification essential, for example: Social Work, Social Care, Child Care, Education, Youth and Community Work, Psychology or equivalent.
Management/ leadership training highly desirable.
Full driving licence and access to the use of a suitably insured car essential.
The post holder is initially assigned to work in the Barnardos Centre in Thurles but may be required in the future to work in other locations in Tipperary or elsewhere in line with organisational needs
Applicants must complete this application form and submit it through our website before the closing date.
Applicants may also attach a CV or other supplementary information in respect of our application.
Attaching a CV alone will result in the applicant not being considered for shortlisting.
Shortlisting will apply
Candidates who are moved to the 2nd stage of our Recruitment process are required to complete a medical questionnaire and the E-Vetting process. References will be taken up at this stage.
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