CHILD & FAMILY SUPPORTS COORDINATOR
FAMILIBASE IS A CENTRE FOR CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES BASED
IN DUBLIN **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**. FAMILIBASE HAS THREE STRANDS OF
SERVICE DELIVERY I.E. EARLY YEARS CARE AND EDUCATION, CHILD AND FAMILY
SUPPORTS AND YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTS. FAMILIBASE OPERATES AN
INTEGRATED MODEL OF PRACTICE. PROGRAMME DELIVERY IN FAMILIBASE OCCURS
AT DIFFERENT LEVELS I.E. FROM UNIVERSAL LEVEL TO INTENSIVE WRAP AROUND
PRACTICE FOR THOSE WITH MULTIPLE OR MORE COMPLEX NEEDS. FAMILIBASE
COULD BE DESCRIBED AS A ‘ONE STOP SHOP’ OF SUPPORTS FOR CHILDREN,
YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES.
FamiliBase is now seeking an experienced, highly motivated and
talented individual to join the MANAGEMENT TEAM with responsibility
for the CHILD AND FAMILY SUPPORTS STRAND AND THE EARLY YEARS STRAND.
THESE TWO PROGRAMME STRANDS COMPRISE OF EARLY YEARS, INTENSIVE FAMILY
SUPPORT, DEVELOPMENTAL GROUPS, THERAPIES AND THE CHILDCARE FUND.
Reporting to the CEO, the Child & Family Coordinator will lead and
drive the development of quality standards across the Child and Family
Support Programmes; embed Hidden Harm philosophy, approaches and
practices; support cohesion within the Child and Family Supports
Programmes and on an inter-programme basis, in line with the
integrated model of service provision. This role will work very
closely with the Director of Programmes and Practice in order to embed
the integrated model of service delivery and ensure a consistent and
standardised approach where appropriate, to quality standards, data
collection and the sharing of information on an inter-programme basis.
This role will HAVE RESPONSIBILITY FOR FOUR FUNCTIONS UNDER THE EARLY
YEARS AND CHILD AND FAMILY STRANDS I.E. PROGRAMME AND PRACTICE, STAFF
MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT, FINANCE/FACILITY AND ADMINISTRATION AND
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE A:
* A relevant qualification e.g. minimum Level 8 in Social Care, Early
Childhood Care and Education, Addiction, Social Work
* A minimum of three years post qualification experience at a senior
level. Management qualification/management training is desirable.
* Extensive understanding and experience of planning, delivering and
co-ordinating family support in a community context of parental mental
health and substance misuse.
* Experience of work in a project operating under the Hidden Harm
policy context is highly desirable
* A high level of ICT literacy including a proven ability to apply
technology in the workplace. High levels of proficiency in Microsoft
* Knowledge of risk management and the implementation of internal
* High ethical standards with strong integrity
* Experience of working with and responding effectively to childhood
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE HIGH LEVELS OF CONFIDENCE AND
EXCELLENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT SKILLS with the ability to LEAD
INTERNALLY on the Child & Family Support strand as well as DEVELOP
STRONG RELATIONSHIPS with a variety of external stakeholders.
APPLICATION IS BY WAY OF CV AND A COVER LETTER. Please return your CV
and a cover letter to **Apply on the website** including the
application code in the subject line i.e. CFC**Apply on the website**
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 5PM ON FRIDAY 5TH JUNE **APPLY ON THE
Shortlisting will apply. FamiliBase is an equal opportunities
_PLEASE NOTE ONLY CANDIDATES SHORTLISTED FOR INTERVIEW WILL BE
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