Job Details: Clondalkin Travellers Development Group: Community Worker (Drugs and Alcohol Diversion)


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Clondalkin Travellers Development Group: Community Worker (Drugs and Alcohol Diversion)
[Clondalkin Travellers Development Group ]

CLONDALKIN TRAVELLERS DEVELOPMENT GROUP INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM
SUITABLY QUALIFIED PERSONS FOR THE POST OF:

COMMUNITY WORKER WITH A FOCUS ON DRUGS AND ALCOHOL DIVERSION

Clondalkin Travellers Development Group (CTDG) is a community
development project aiming to promote the social, economic, civic,
political and cultural rights of Travellers as a nomadic ethnic group
in Irish society. CTDG works with Travellers in the Clondalkin, Lucan,
Newcastle and Palmerstown geographical areas. It is currently seeking
to employ a full time Community Worker who will focus on drugs and
alcohol diversion.

The principles of community development underpin all the work of CTDG.

THE MAIN AREAS OF WORK WILL BE TO:

* To address the needs of Travellers who are at risk of drug and
substance misuse due to the impact of exclusion from health services,
employment, education or youth initiatives.
* To work closely with main-stream drug and alcohol services to
support access for Travellers and their families
* To support Travellers and their families in linking with services
including drug, support, education and training services
* To support young Travellers to participate in mainstream youth
services
* To develop targeted programmes for those identified as being ‘at
risk’
* To develop and deliver a range of programmes aimed at Travellers
with a focus on prevention
* To provide an outreach service to those who are hard to reach
* To work in conjunction with local drug services to develop
strategies to improve accessibility for members of the Traveller
Community

Further details are available on request from **Apply on the website**

Applications by email including a CV of not more than two pages with
cover letter to **Apply on the website** or by post to the Project
Manager, Clondalkin Travellers Development Group, Block 1, Clondalkin
Enterprise Centre, Neilstown Road, Clondalkin, Dublin D**Apply on the
website** TK**Apply on the website**: 4pm Thursday **Apply on the
website**th October **Apply on the website**

Shortlisting will take place.

Late applications will not be considered.

THIS POST IS FUNDED BY THE HSE THROUGH CLONDALKIN DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
TASK FORCE

Clondalkin Travellers Development Group Unit 1 Clondalkin Enterprise
Centre, Neilstown Road, Clondalkin. Dublin D**Apply on the website**
TH**Apply on the website**

_Clondalkin Travellers Development Group is an equal opportunities
employer
We would particularly welcome applications from members of the
Travelling community_


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Type: Permanent
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