National Office: Unit 2, Brosna Bridge House, Pearse Street,
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Landline **Apply on the website** **Apply on the website**/7 On
Call: **Apply on the website**
Website WWW.EMPOWERMENTPLUS.IE [http://www.empowermentplus.ie]E-MAIL
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EMPOWERMENT PLUS SOCIAL CARE AND YOUTH WORKERS.
EMPOWERMENT Plus are now recruiting for contract social care and youth
workers for the following areas:
Successful candidates will be placed on a panel and considered for
contracts to work with young people and families depending on their
specific needs and their geographical area.
ABOUT EMPOWERMENT PLUS
EMPOWERMENT Plus is a non-profit organisation with registered charity
status which works with children, young people and families who are at
risk within their home or community. At Empowerment Plus we are
committed to supporting young people and families who find themselves
in high risk situations, and we believe that given the right help, the
family is the natural environment for the care and upbringing of
The position requires a high degree of understanding and commitment to
working with individuals and families that are at risk. The social
care or youth worker must be able to use a rights-based approach in
their work and they must be committed to providing the highest level
of service, care, protection and support for individuals and families
at risk. The role will be multifaceted and not exclusively limited to
the following areas: family support, outreach work, supervised access,
foster placement support, supervised school transport.
Previous experience of working with young people and families at risk
Own transport is essential along with up to date licence. Applicants
who are successful will have to cover the costs of indemnification of
Empowerment Plus on their insurance policy.
Applicants must supply suitable references and be prepared to complete
a Garda vetting application form.
* Level 7 Degree in social care/youth work is essential or equivalent
in a related field.
* Minimum Experience: 1 Year.
* OWN TRANSPORT AND FULL CLEAN DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED.
* Flexibility with regards to working hours.
* Knowledge of child protection issues and relevant legislation.
* Certified in Children’s First.
* Understanding of complex needs of families at risk
* Experience of dealing with challenging behaviours and relevant
training is preferred.
PLEASE FORWARD YOUR CV AND COVERING LETTER BY EMAIL STATING THE AREA
YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR BY 5PM FRIDAY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH
NOVEMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** TO: **Apply on the website**
Salary €**Apply on the website**.**Apply on the website**ph
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_EMPOWERMENT PLUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER._
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