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Southill, Limerick city
|LocationSouthill, Limerick city|
|Employment typeFulltime and Permanent Contract. The working hours are 8-5 (Monday to Thursday) and 8-11 on Friday.|
|Salary€38,819 - €55,788 DOE|
|Contact PersonEvelyn or Sheila on 061 319290|
|Closing date12:00 PM, Thursday 20 August, 2020.|
|Interview datePlanned for week commencing 31st August 2020.|
Name of the Project: Barnardos, Limerick South
Address/Location: Barnardos Limerick South, 373/374 O'Malley Park, Southill, Limerick
Contact Details: 061-319290
The post will be primarily based at Barnardos Limerick South project and also in the breakfast club and afterschool service based in the Southside Educational Campus, Roxboro, Limerick.
Referred children from Le Chéile National School and Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy
The Project Co-ordinator oversees the delivery of the Early Bird Service (Breakfast Club) and the Afterschool Service located on the Southside Education Campus. The Southside Education Campus incorporates two DEIS schools (Le Chéile National School and Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy) and a Child and Family Centre. The campus is based on an extended school service model and aims to maximise the contributions of all the stakeholders, which includes the Department of Education and social support through agencies primarily funded by Tusla.
Barnardos Limerick South Family Support Service is the lead agency co-ordinating the delivery of the Early Bird Service and the Afterschool Service utilising the staff and resources of a number of partner agencies.
These partners are Barnardos, Southill School Completion Programme, and Pobal (through Le Chéile National School) and Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy in order to optimise positive outcomes for children attending these two services.
|Location:||Limerick South Family Support Project, will also be co-located
in the Southside Educational Campus, Roxboro, Limerick.
|Responsible to:||Project Leader, Limerick South|
|Works with:||Project Leader, Assistant Director, Project Staff, External agencies as appropriate and children and families accessing Barnardos services.|
To ensure the co-ordination, delivery and development of Barnardos services within a defined area of service responsibility. Ensuring consistency with the aims and objectives of Barnardos and contribute to the development of the region and the organisation.
Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.
A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience and demonstrate management capacity essential and experience of a lead or supervisory role highly desirable.
Relevant professional 3rd level (min level 7 on QQI) qualification essential, for example: Social Work, Social Care, Child Care, Education, Youth and Community Work, Psychology or equivalent.
Management training highly desirable.
• Full driving licence and access to the use of a suitably insured car essential.
• The working hours for this position are 8 - 5pm (Mon-Thurs) and 8 -11am (Fri)
The postholder is initially assigned to work in the Limerick South Family Support service, Limerick but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Limerick area 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.
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.