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Thurles, Co Tipperary
|LocationThurles, Co Tipperary|
|Employment typePart Time (30 hrs) & Specific Purpose contract to cover for a staff member on extended leave (expected to last for 2 years)|
|Salary€31,475 - €45,234|
|Contact PersonLisa Long or Vera Lyons on 0504 20018|
|Closing date12:00 PM, Friday 22 February, 2019.|
The project aims to help children and families achieve their full potential by working with parents to enable them to provide a safe, nurturing environment for their children and by working directly with children. Work is undertaken in a variety of settings including the Project base and in families own homes.
This is achieved by:
The Project Co-ordinator is responsible for the management of the Targeted Early Intervention Service which accommodates 33 children daily in 3 separate groups.
The children attend Monday to Thursday. The programme uses the Highscope and Tus Maith curriculums and is a Siolta level 4 accredited service.
Duties will include:
The postholder is based at Barnardos Centre in Thurles, Co- Tipperary.
Children and families in the catchment area of the Thurles Primary Care team.
|Location:||Thurles Child and Family service|
|Responsible to:||Project Leader, Thurles|
|Works with:||Thurles Team, other staff and external agencies|
To ensure the co-ordination, delivery and development of Barnardos services within a defined area of service responsibility which is the Thurles Targeted Early Intervention Service. 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. Experience of a lead or supervisory role highly desirable.
Relevant professional 3rd level qualification essential, for example: Early Childhood Care and Education, Social Work, Social Care, Child Care, Education, Youth and Community Work, Psychology or equivalent. Management training highly desirable.
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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