CHILDREN’S SERVICE SUPPORT WORKER
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A PART OF SOLAS ÓG THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG
PEOPLE’S SUPPORT TEAM FOR MODH EILE HOUSE, THE NEW HOME OF COPE
GALWAY’S DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE?
COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service provides support to around **Apply
on the website** women and their children each year. Those who use our
service are women either at risk from an abusive partner or who have
suffered abuse at the hands of a partner in the past. Our role is to
provide a safe space for each woman and her children and then to
assist her in exploring options and making decisions which will lead
to a better life.
We are looking for a Children’s Service Support Worker - someone who
will ensure that our service is welcoming, supportive and a safe place
for children who visit us and who stay in our refuge or who we support
in the community and county.
THIS ROLE WOULD SUIT SOMEONE WHO HAS:
* A demonstrable commitment to women and children and a proven
interest and experience in the area of Domestic Violence and Abuse,
and who has worked in a refuge or similar type environment
* A 3rd level qualification in Social Studies or equivalent
* Has worked with disadvantaged children and children experiencing
problems within their families due to violence or abuse
* Experience in supporting mothers who need guidance in relation to
how best to support their children developmentally and emotionally
* An ability to manage oneself in a stressful environment and to
work effectively in crisis situations
* Full knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations which
inform work with children
If you have experience of working with children in a Domestic Abuse
Service, a relevant qualification and a commitment to our mission,
then we would like to hear from you.
A detailed Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form
are available from the Human Resources Department via email **Apply on
HOURS OF WORK: **Apply on the website** hours per week
CONTRACT: 2 years fixed term
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL ONLY TO **APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE** BY THE **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH OF JUNE, **APPLY ON
This position is subject to Garda Vetting.
_COPE GALWAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER._
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