Assistant Youth Worker – CE Scheme – Youth Work Ireland Midlands Ltd

Assistant Youth Worker – CE Scheme – Youth Work Ireland Midlands Ltd

Job title: Assistant Youth Worker – CE Scheme – Youth Work Ireland Midlands Ltd

Company: Youth Work Ireland Midlands Ltd.

Job description: Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department.

You can register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ button or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre.

Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.

Job Description

Duties The aim of this programme is to provide you with the skills to prepare you to return to work or education. It is particularly suited to those who would like to pursue a career in areas such as social or community work. You will achieve a QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) qualification which will enable you to obtain employment or progress to further education. All our Youth Work staff work in targeted disadvantaged areas of our region, namely Athlone, Mullingar and Tullamore. General duties include supervision of young people from 10 to 21 in various project groups, co- facilitating a range of activities and programmes in Sport, Health Promotion, Education, Hobbies / Interests, Music and Regional / National Events. There will be some administration, facilitation of programmes, coaching of young people and opportunities at every turn for development. You will be required to participate in training as part of the programme. You will get opportunities to engage in various areas of youth work e.g. Youth Justice, Mental Health, and Community Development. Training will be both on the job and training course led, with opportunities to study from QQI level 3 upwards. There are also a range of developmental opportunities in the areas of Work Experience, Social and Societal Matters and General Life Skills. Covid-19 Due to the current climate and in accordance with public health advice; much of our work is completed through an online platform, at present. As an Assistant Youth Worker, you will be required to carry out different activities and engage with young people online; implementing different activities and programmes that are relevant to the young people you work with. You will be provided with guidance, support and all the training and equipment necessary to complete these activities. How we deliver our programmes will vary depending on the level of restriction imposed and therefore will be reviewed in accordance with guidelines. This may involve smaller group settings and face to face clubs commencing depending on the group(s) in which you work with and the level of restriction applied by government. Please note that successful candidate for this position will not commence work until level 5 restrictions are lifted. If you have any experience (voluntary or paid) of engaging with young people in perhaps a GAA, Scouting, Youth Group, Church, or other setting we would like to hear from you. Also, applicants with any specific skill sets or hobbies that would add to or benefit our youth projects, such as Sport, Music, Art, Photography, Martial Arts, Business, Tutoring, Teaching, Childminding, IT expertise, etc it’s all relevant! Further information and application form can be sought from CE Supervisor. [email protected] Assistant CE Supervisor: [email protected] Website: www.youthworkmidlands.org Facebook: Youth Work Midlands

Expected salary:

Location: Ireland

Job date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:09:20 GMT

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