Job Details: Foróige - SAFE Project Laois: Youth Officer (maternity leave cover)


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Foróige - SAFE Project Laois: Youth Officer (maternity leave cover)
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SAFE PROJECT LAOIS

Foróige is an independent, non-profit national voluntary youth
organisation engaged in out-of-school youth development and education.
The organisation aims to enable young people to involve themselves
consciously and actively in their own development and the development
of society. Foróige employs over **Apply on the website** staff and
involves thousands of volunteers in the creation and delivery of high
quality services to young people through the operation of over **Apply
on the website** Foróige Clubs, the Big Brother Big Sister Programme
and over **Apply on the website**General Youth Services and Special
Projects. Foróige in partnership with Tusla, Child and Family Agency,
now invite applications for the following positions:

YOUTH OFFICER (MAT LEAVE)

The successful candidate will be employed by Foróige as a Youth
Officer. The SAFE Project is provided by Foróige, in partnership with
Tusla in the Midlands. The service has been in operation in Longford
and Athlone and will now expand to encompass Westmeath, Laois and
Offaly. The SAFE Project offers structured support to identified
at-risk young people and families within the Tusla Midlands area. The
SAFE Project will work with vulnerable young people and families and
to provide specialist intervention and support services in partnership
with others.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE E= ESSENTIAL, D= DESIRABLE

* Education to National Degree standard. (E)
* Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Foróige’s
philosophy and approach to youth work and engaging young people and
families. (E)
* A minimum of 1 years’ experience of working with young people
experiencing adversity in their lives and planning interventions in
order to achieve the best possible outcomes with the young person and
their family. (E)
* Experience working with families and parents, particularly in
delivering parenting and whole family programmes (D)
* A good knowledge and understanding of Tusla’s National Policy
Framework for Children and Young People, Tusla's National Service
Delivery Framework including Tusla’s National Practice Model for
Children and Young people. (D)
* Ability to work in an efficient manner and to lead and motivate
others.(E)
* Car owner with full driving licence (E)

PLEASE VIEW THE JOB SPEC BELOW FOR FULL DETAILS ON ALL REQUIREMENTS.

HOW TO APPLY:

The job spec and Foróige Job application form can be downloaded from
this page and can also be downloaded from the ‘careers’ section of
our website www.foroige.ie [http://www.foroige.ie] Applications for
this vacancy should be made by way of Foróige Job Application form
only. Completed application forms can be emailed to **Apply on the
website**

Closing date for receipt of applications is **Apply on the
website**.**Apply on the website**pm June 9th **Apply on the website**

_Foróige is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its
employment practices._


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Type: Permanent
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