Job Details: Crosscare: Youth Worker (Part-Time) - LEAPP Project, Finglas


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Crosscare: Youth Worker (Part-Time) - LEAPP Project, Finglas
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POSITION TITLE: YOUTH WORKER FOR LEAPP PROJECT IN FINGLAS

LOCATION: Crosscare Finglas Youth Service, ‘The Den’, St.
Helena’s Road, Finglas South, Dublin **Apply on the website**.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Youth Service Manager

HOURS OF WORK: Part Time – **Apply on the website** hours per week
(evenings and Saturday work to be agreed)

SALARY: Circa **Apply on the website**K WTE (pro-rata)

ROLE PURPOSE:

The LEAPP Project aims to encourage and support the Educational,
Emotional, Social and Personal Development of young people by
providing programmes that include the development of new and relevant
skills.

Using a youth work approach to target and engage the follow groups;

* Young people aged **Apply on the website** who are not involved in
education and training (NEETS) and who are not availing of other
services to support their progression
* Young people who are affected by issues linked to substances
misuse
* Young people living in the area who are experiencing
intergenerational economic, cultural and educational disadvantage
* Young people who are experiencing issues relating to their general
mental health including anxiety, trauma and stress.

Programmes that encourage active participation and personal
responsibility for life choices of young people are encouraged
recognising the benefits of life-long learning which empowers young
people to reach their full potential.

THE ROLE:

* Design, develop and implement a variety of educational and
recreational programmes based on the needs of the identified target
groups
* To engage and build professional relationships with young people,
treating them with dignity and respect and working within the values
of Crosscare.
* To carry out street work/outreach as needed to engage target group
* To give young people an opportunity to discuss the challenges they
encounter in their lives every day.
* To recognize young people’s talents and build upon these through
an inclusive youth work process.
* To create an awareness and respect for diversity and culture.
* To engage young people in programmes that enables them cope with
stressful events or challenges in their everyday lives.
* To work effectively as part of the team.
* To perform administrative duties associated with the role
including relevant record keeping, and UBU reporting forms

THE HOLDER:
(QUALIFICATION/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

* Be in possession of a recognised 3rd Level Youth Work
qualification.

EXPERIENCE:

* Have a minimum of 2 years experience in working with vulnerable and
disadvantaged groups of young people.
* Experience of dealing with Child Protection 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.
* Ability to engage target group
* A positive, can do attitude is essential in this role.
* Flexibility, good time management and a professional manner.
* Ability to be proactive and creative in approaches to the work
* Good communication skills.
* Good computer skills & social media skills.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please send a comprehensive CV and cover letter to:
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**. STATING IN THE SUBJECT BAR: YOUTH WORKER
FINGLAS LEAPP.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS: FRIDAY, **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**RD
APRIL, **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** AT 5PM

_CROSSCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER._

THIS POST IS SUBJECT TO GARDA VETTING.


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Type: Permanent
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