Job Details: COPE Galway: Children’s Service Support Worker (Maternity Cover) - Modh Eile House


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COPE Galway: Children’s Service Support Worker (Maternity Cover) - Modh Eile House
[COPE Galway]

WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:

CHILDREN’S SERVICE SUPPORT WORKER - MATERNITY LEAVE - 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 Support Worker for a
maternity leave cover post - someone who will ensure that our service
is welcoming, supportive and a safe place for children who visit us
and who stay in our refuge or who we support in the community and
county.

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

* A 3rd level qualification in Social Studies or equivalent
* A demonstrable commitment to women and children and a proven
interest and experience in the area of Domestic Violence and Abuse,
and who has worked in a refuge or similar type environment
* Has worked with disadvantaged children and children experiencing
problems within their families due to violence or abuse for at least
two years.
* Experience in supporting mothers who need guidance in relation to
how best to support their children developmentally and emotionally
* An ability to manage oneself in a stressful environment and to
work effectively in crisis situations
* Full knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations which
inform work with children
* Experience of strong interagency working and joint service
provision
* Hold full drivers’ licence and have the use of a vehicle

HOURS OF WORK: **Apply on the website** hours per week over 4 days
Tuesday - Friday
CONTRACT: Maternity leave contract
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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