Job Details: In Sync Youth & Family Services: Therapeutic Project Worker & Therapeutic Project Worker / Creative Child Therapist


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In Sync Youth & Family Services: Therapeutic Project Worker & Therapeutic Project Worker / Creative Child Therapist
[In Sync Youth & Family Services ]

NAAS CHILD AND FAMILY PROJECT

MATERNITY LEAVE COVER (X 2 POSTS)

POST 1: THERAPEUTIC PROJECT WORKER (APRIL TO OCTOBER **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**)

POST 2: THERAPEUTIC PROJECT WORKER/CREATIVE CHILD THERAPIST (JULY TO
DECEMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**)

IN SYNC YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES IS A DYNAMIC VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION
DEDICATED TO WORKING WITH CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES IN
THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES. WE ARE COMMITTED TO THEIR PERSONAL AND SOCIAL
DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND THE PROVISION OF QUALITY
YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES THROUGH AN INTEGRATED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY
APPROACH IN KILDARE AND WEST WICKLOW.

The Naas Child and Family Project is part of In Sync Youth & Family
Services and is managed in partnership with the Child and Family
Agency (TUSLA). The project (NCFP) recognises that vulnerable, at-risk
children and families should be supported within their own community.
The project provides intensive therapeutic supports to local families,
has a multi-disciplinary focus, and works collaboratively with other
agencies to achieve better outcomes for parents, children and
families. These posts are both temporary full-time posts for 6 months.

POST 1: THERAPEUTIC PROJECT WORKER (APRIL TO OCTOBER **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**)

This post is focused on assessing and supporting families on our
waiting list to ensure they get the appropriate support they require
in a timely manner. Your application must demonstrate that you have:

* a recognised third level qualification in one of the following:
Social Care; Social Work; Psychology; or other related discipline
* a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with parents,
children & families in a paid capacity.
* experience of evidence-based family assessments and a knowledge of
family systems
* experience of planning and implementing interventions/supports in
partnership with parents and children, in particular brief
interventions.

POST 2: THERAPEUTIC PROJECT WORKER / CREATIVE CHILD THERAPIST (JULY TO
DECEMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**)

For **Apply on the website**% of the week this post is focused on
providing therapeutic supports to families and children who are at
risk, based in Naas Co. Kildare. For the other **Apply on the
website**% this post holder will deliver creative therapies to
children of primary school age who reside in the north of Co. Kildare,
based primarily in Prosperous and Leixlip.

In addition to the requirements outlined above for Post 1, your
application should clearly demonstrate that you have:

* a background and training in Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Music
Therapy or other creative child therapies.
* a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with primary school
aged children in a therapeutic setting.
* Suitably qualified applicants must be eligible for registration
with IACP, PSI, IPTA, PTIRL or equivalent accreditation bodies.

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The successful candidates will be employed by In Sync Youth & Family
Services for a 6 month fixed-term contract, including a 3 month
probationary period. The salary for these posts is €**Apply on the
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pro rata
CLOSING DATE for applications is 1PM ON FRIDAY **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**TH MARCH **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**. INTERVIEWS are scheduled
to be held in person in NAAS ON THURSDAY, MARCH **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**ST **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**. Interview venue to be confirmed.

For job description, person specification and application form
contact: Jayne at **Apply on the website** or phone **Apply on the
website**. Applications must contain details of three referees
(including your current or most recent employer). Applications, by IN
SYNC ELECTRONIC APPLICATION FORM ONLY to: **Apply on the website** Do
not attach CVs or cover letters with your application. Please indicate
which post you are applying for, or both if that is the case?

IN SYNC Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
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