Job Details: Daughters of Charity Community Services: Henrietta Adult and Community Education Manager & Relief Early Years’ Practitioners


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Dublin 1
Daughters of Charity Community Services: Henrietta Adult and Community Education Manager & Relief Early Years’ Practitioners
[Daughters of Charity Community Services]

DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY COMMUNITY SERVICES:

HENRIETTA ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION MANAGER

AND

RELIEF EARLY YEARS’ PRACTITIONERS

The Daughters of Charity Community Services (DoCCS), located at 9
Henrietta Street, Dublin 1, is a community-based organisation
providing a range of educational, training and social care services
for children, young people and adults living in Dublin’s North Inner
City. Our services are targeted to individuals and families
experiencing socio-economic and educational disadvantage.

HENRIETTA ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION MANAGER

Henrietta Adult and Community Education service (HACE) is a dedicated
community education provider, offering a variety of education
programmes and activities for adults in Dublin’s North Inner City.
HACE provides, on average, twenty-five part-time courses, the majority
of which are held in the evening time. We also run a week long summer
school each July, to allow people to sample a taster of some of the
courses on offer throughout the year.

THE HENRIETTA ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION MANAGER ROLE:

CONTRACT: Full time permanent contract based on a **Apply on the
website** hour working week
REPORTING TO: Director of Services
SALARY SCALE: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**
- €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**. Salary will
be set commensurate with skills and experience
WORKING HOURS: The working hours vary based on term or non-term time
working. During term time the Manager will work 3/4 evenings a week
depending on the needs of the service.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To lead, prepare, manage and monitor the Adult and Community
Education Plan for HACE.
* To lead and manage the staff in line with DoCCS policies and in
line with best practice.
* To set and manage budgets to ensure the effective operation of the
service.
* To ensure full compliance with financial management, business
planning and performance management arrangements. To identify, review
and bring forward strategic options for the management and delivery of
the service.
* To complete all funding applications and seek out new funding
opportunities for HACE and the wider organisation.To lead the
strategic development of the Service
* To monitor and report on risks pertaining to the effective
delivery of the service and identify ways to minimise risk to
learners.
* To organise and coordinate the Adult and Community Education
courses with appropriate planning and analysis of local needs.
* To provide opportunities for potential learners, learners and
other stakeholders, to feedback their views, be involved in
consultation and input to the strategic planning process for HACE.
* To be part of the leadership and management team within the
organisation.
* To be involved and develop the appropriate support
networks/partnerships in the Adult and Community Education space.

_THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION IS ATTACHED BELOW_

THE PERSON:

* Experience of developing and implementing successful service plans.
* Experience in conducting service needs analysis
* Wide knowledge of Adult and Community Education policy and funding
and current issues in adult learning sector.
* Understanding of Adult and Community education bodies, including
how they relate to strategic priorities and funding programmes.
* Ability to develop and implement service improvement frameworks,
risk and performance management systems.
* Pro-active approach to coordinating programme and action planning
within a multi-disciplinary environment.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills together with an
ability to influence others.
* Experience of working within Adult and Community Education
framework including knowledge of QQI and accreditation processes
* Ability to articulate the objectives of the Service to internal
and external stakeholders to champion the purpose, values and goals.
* Ability to develop and manage new and established partnerships and
networks to promote and secure the agreed objectives of learners, the
service and other stakeholders.
* Experience of preparing presentations, written and verbal
briefings, reports and other information to a range of audiences.
* At least 3 years’ experience of managing Adult and Community
Education programmes in either a teaching or project role.

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RELIEF EARLY YEARS’ PRACTITIONERS

St. Mary’s Early Years’ service is one of the services within
Daughters of Charity Community Services. Located at 9 Henrietta
Street, Dublin 1, we provide a range of educational, training and
social care services for children, young people, adults, and older
people. Our services are targeted to individuals and families in the
North Inner City who are experiencing socio-economic and educational
disadvantage, and social exclusion.

RELIEF EARLY YEARS’ PRACTITIONERS – VARIOUS HOURS

Early Years Childcare Practitioner - Relief Staff (On needs basis)
Working hours: Hours will vary based on the needs present in the
service. Relief staff can refuse work if unavailable which will not
affect their position on the relief panel.

_FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE ON REQUEST_

EARLY YEARS CHILDCARE PRACTITIONER

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

_ESSENTIAL_

* A relevant third level qualification in the field of Early
Childhood Care & Education (a MINIMUM QQI Level 5 or relevant
equivalent is required)
* A passion for working with young children and their families
* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Strong organisational skills, with an ability to manage multiple
work tasks and a busy environment

_DESIRABLE_

* Experience working in an Early Years setting: experience of working
in a community-based Early Years’ Service would be a distinct
advantage
* A working knowledge of dealing with child protection concerns
* Experience and training in Síolta & Aistear

Salary: Scale range €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the
website** – €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** –
pro rata

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TO APPLY:

Please complete the attached application form and submit with a cover
letter by email to Louise Mullins at **Apply on the website** or by
post to Louise Mullins, HR Manager, Daughters of Charity Community
Services, 9 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1.

PLEASE NOTE: CVS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE RECEIPT OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS: **APPLY
ON THE WEBSITE**RD AUGUST **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**

Interviews for the Managers position are expected to be scheduled the
following week and may be completed via video call if required.

Interviews for relief Early Years Practitioners will be held in
September.

_THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY COMMUNITY SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
EMPLOYER AND WE WELCOME, AND STRIVE TO HAVE, A DIVERSE WORKFORCE._


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