Job Details: COPE Galway: Children’s Service Activities Worker - Modh Eile House


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COPE Galway: Children’s Service Activities Worker - Modh Eile House
[COPE Galway]

WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:

CHILDREN’S SERVICE ACTIVITIES WORKER - MODH EILE HOUSE

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A PART OF SOLAS ÓG THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG
PEOPLE’S SUPPORT TEAM FOR MODH EILE HOUSE, THE NEW HOME OF COPE
GALWAY’S DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE?

COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service provides support to around **Apply
on the website** women and their children each year. Those who use our
service are women either at risk from an abusive partner or who have
suffered abuse at the hands of a partner in the past. Our role is to
provide a safe space for each woman and her children and then to
assist her in exploring options and making decisions which will lead
to a better life.

We are looking for a CHILDREN’S SERVICE ACTIVITIES WORKER - someone
who will plan the day to day running of the playroom and plan
activities that support the educational and developmental needs of the
children at Solas Óg to ensure that our service is welcoming,
supportive and a safe place for children who visit us and who stay in
our refuge.

A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION OUTLINES THE FULL
CRITERIA REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION AND INCLUDES:

* Qualification in childcare, early childhood care and education
* Experience of working in the early years sector in a lead role
* Experience of working with disadvantaged children
* Experience of working with children and young people who display
challenging behaviours
* Experience of supporting mothers who need guidance in relation to
how best support their children developmentally and emotionally
* Ability to communicate effectively, particularly with children,
young people, their parents on the issues affecting their lives in
terms of domestic abuse
* Full knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations which
inform work with children
* A full clean driving license

HOURS OF WORK: **Apply on the website** hours per week over 5 days
CONTRACT: 1 year contract initially
ANNUAL LEAVE: **Apply on the website** day per annum pro rata
Job Description and Person Specification and Application Form are
available to download from our website

We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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