Job Details: Crosscare: Youth Identification Worker - Teen Counselling


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Crosscare: Youth Identification Worker - Teen Counselling
[Crosscare]

POSITION TITLE: YOUTH IDENTIFICATION WORKER

PROGRAMME: Crosscare Teen Counselling

LOCATION: Finglas, Dublin **Apply on the website**

CONTRACT: Full time **Apply on the website** hours per week

SALARY: Band D (€**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** -
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ROLE PURPOSE: To identify, engage and work directly with young people
(aged **Apply on the website**) who are either engaging in drug and
alcohol use and/or affected by substance use in their families

REPORTS TO: Project Manager, Teen Counselling.

THE ROLE:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To identify, engage and work directly with young people (aged
**Apply on the website**) deemed ‘at risk’ of harm as a result of
substance use/experimentation with substances
* To work in partnerships with other agencies, especially
educational, justice, mental health, social care and community
agencies
* To act as a link between young people and local substance misuse
agencies and attend case review meetings where appropriate
* To act as a referrer to the Crosscare Drugs counsellor
* To deliver Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA)
interventions to young people aged **Apply on the website** –
**Apply on the website**
* To facilitate a support programme for young people aged **Apply on
the website** who have been affected by parental/familial substance
misuse
* To provide drug education for parents and teachers
* To submit data, keep programme records and provide updates and
reports as requested
* To take part in ongoing approved training to enhance outcomes for
the client group

_General_

* To work and promote the ethos and mission of Crosscare and uphold
its values in all areas of work
* To observe the policies and procedures of the project and
Crosscare

THE HOLDER:
(QUALIFICATION/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS) EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

* Be in possession of a recognised 3rd Level qualification in
Addiction / Social Care / Youth Work or a related field

JOB SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

* Experience of working in a youth service or residential care
setting would be advantageous
* Strong track record in community based programmes and in
supporting strategic partnerships with other agencies
* Knowledge of Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA)
would be an advantage
* Experience of interagency work
* Experience of working with young people with substance use issues

PERSONAL SKILLS:

* A commitment to social justice and to treating people with dignity
and respect
* An understanding of the principles of teamwork and the ability to
work on your own initiative as well as part of a team
* Flexibility, good time management and a professional manner.
* A full Driving License, access to own transport.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please forward an up-to-date CV and Cover Letter to **Apply
on the website** STATING CLEARLY WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR:
YOUTH IDENTIFICATION WORKER

Closing date is 9AM, MONDAY 8TH MARCH **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**

_Crosscare is an equal opportunities employer.
Garda Vetting will apply to this role_


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Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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