Job Details: Crinan Youth Project: Senior Project Worker, Outreach Worker & Therapist


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Crinan Youth Project: Senior Project Worker, Outreach Worker & Therapist
[Crinan Youth Project]

CRINAN YOUTH PROJECT, is a drug treatment programme for **Apply on the
website** year olds with drug and/or alcohol problems. Working from a
social change model and through the use of ACRA (adolescent community
reinforcement approach) to empower young people to address their
substance use and change their lifestyle. Crinan Youth Project is
seeking to employ skilled, dynamic workers for the following posts:

SENIOR PROJECT WORKER – FULL-TIME

OUTREACH WORKER POST – EVENING SERVICE – PART-TIME **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**.5 HOURS

THERAPIST – TO WORK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE – PART-TIME **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**.5 HOURS

The people we are seeking will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and
will have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a
community based project.

THE MAIN TASKS INCLUDE:

OUTREACH WORKERS

* Carrying out assessments with young people
* Careplanning/keyworking
* Referrals to other agencies/treatment programmes
* Devising and delivering training and recreational programmes for
groups of young people in treatment and in recovery from drug
dependency.
* Individual and group work – in-house and outreach
* Out of hours/evening work and street outreach work
* Creating a supportive environment
* Maintaining records – computerised and report writing
* Advocacy work

ESSENTIAL

* A Professionally endorsed qualification in Youth and Community work
or Addiction Studies
or
* An equivalent professional qualification or relevant degree and
experience of working with young people at risk/substance misuse.

DESIRABLE:

* **Apply on the website** years full time experience of working with
young people at risk. Knowledge of ACRA an advantage.

SALARY: 6 point scale: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the
website** - €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**

THERAPIST

* Carrying out therapy/counselling assessments with young people
* Providing addiction counselling and therapy to young people with
substance misuse
* Facilitate sessions with individuals, groups or families
* Referrals to residential detox/treatment programmes
* Out of hours/evening work
* Creating a supportive environment
* Maintaining records – computerised and report writing

ESSENTIAL:

* Minimum of BA in Counselling & Psychotherapy
* Fully accredited member of relevant Counselling/Psychotherapy
accrediting body
* Minimum of 3 years post-accreditation professional
counselling/psychotherapy work
* Experience of working with young people under **Apply on the
website** years.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

DESIRABLE:

* Knowledge of substance misuse, working with adolescents, group
facilitation skills

SALARY: **Apply on the website** point scale €**Apply on the
website**,**Apply on the website** - €**Apply on the
website**,**Apply on the website**

SENIOR PROJECT WORKER

* Assisting the Manager in day to day management of the service
* Administrative duties
* Supervision of the outreach/evening service
* Out of hours/evening work

ESSENTIAL

* The ideal candidate will have a professionally endorsed
qualification in Management/Leadership
* A professionally endorsed qualification in Youth and Community
work or Addiction Studies

DESIRABLE:

* **Apply on the website** years full time experience of working with
young people at risk, substance misuse, group facilitation,
supervision skills. Knowledge of ACRA an advantage.

SALARY: 7 point scale: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the
website** - €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**

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Curriculum Vitae and Letter of Application should be forwarded by
email: FAO: Gemma Collins to **Apply on the website** to arrive not
later than: TUESDAY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH AUGUST **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE** AT 1PM.

CANVASSING:

Any attempt by a candidate, himself or herself or by any person(s)
acting at the candidate’s instigation, directly or indirectly by
means of written communication or otherwise, to canvas or otherwise
influence in the candidate’s favour any member of the staff of
Crinan Youth Project, or person nominated to the Board of Management,
to interview or examine applicants will automatically disqualify the
candidate for the position being sought.

THESE POSTS ARE SUBJECT TO REFERENCE CHECK AND GARDA VETTING. SHORT
LISTING MAY APPLY.
A panel may be formed for future appointments.

_THE CRINAN YOUTH PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER._


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
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Category: Others

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