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Barnardos Family Support C/O Samuel Beckett Campus, Ballyogan, Dublin 18
|LocationBarnardos Family Support C/O Samuel Beckett Campus, Ballyogan, Dublin 18|
|Employment typePart Time (29 hours per week) and fixed term contract to August 2020 to cover for a career break.|
|Salary€24,607 - €38,035 DOE (this is the pro rata salary for 29.5 hrs)|
|Contact PersonSylvia Loughlin on 01-9059443 please not Sylivis works Mon, Wed and Frid 9:30-2:00pm|
|Closing date12:00 PM, Monday 16 December, 2019.|
|Interview dateWednesday 8th Januray 2020.|
Name of the Project: Barnardos Family support service
Address/Location: Barnardos Family Support Service, Samuel Beckett Campus, Ballyogan Road, Carrickmines Dublin 18.
Contact Details: Mary Daly, Project Leader – 01 9059443
What will the Project Worker based in Ballyogan do?
This post is part of Barnardos wider Family support service being offered across the county. While the worker is located in Ballyogan, the work can take place across the Dunlaoghaire/Rathdown catchment area.
The work will involve working as part of the family support team to respond to children and families referred to the service across the county. It has a focus on working collaboratively with other service providers.
The role of this worker is to support the parent/child relationship and to improve outcomes for children across different aspects of their lives, including relationships and attachments, living situation, learning and development etc. We focus on improving parenting skills and child/parent relationships in order to ensure children are equipped with skills and supports to be safe, process life events, manage their living situation and reach their full potential.
This project provides targeted evidence based individual and group interventions with assigned key working which are actively case managed to respond to identified needs.
A range of interventions are offered across the lifespan of childhood and adolescence to respond to the presenting needs of families referred to this service.
The project is located in a busy community centre in Ballyogan and will outreach to the wider Dunlaoghaire/Rathdown area responding to referrals, working with children and families in their own homes, in schools, and community settings.
The relationship the Project Workers build with the families and other agencies is key to supporting a change process in a family and should be characterised by empathy, honesty and clear boundaries.
|Location:||Barnardos Family Support Service, Ballyogan covering wider local area.|
|Responsible to:||Project Leader|
|Works with:||Family Support Team, Ballyogan and wider family support staff in Dun Laoghaire, other Barnardos staff and local agencies and service providers/users|
To develop and implement programmes that respond to the needs of children and families referred to the service working in partnership with families and other organisational, community and voluntary bodies.
Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.
A recognised third level practice qualification (Course content should include relevant student placements and be minimum Level 7 on the QQI) in one of the following:
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.