Family Support Worker – NISCP/SISCP School Completion Programmes

Inishowen Development Partnership

Salary: €29,638
Closing Date: 13/09/2021
Full Time

IDP wish to invite applications for the above temporary full-time (37 hours per week) position to cover sick leave.  It is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic motivated individual to become part of the vibrant team at Inishowen Development Partnership.

As the Family Support Worker, you will work with families across Inishowen (N.I. & SI S.C.P catchment area). Ideally, you should have knowledge of holistic service provision; have worked with Parents / Carers and children from a diverse range of backgrounds and will be familiar with support services in the local area. You should be able to demonstrate how you will engage with Parents / Carers to enable them to support or seek out services to nurture their children’s education and wellbeing.

The position will necessitate the following:-

  • Track record of working with family support services, education settings and/or community groups/individuals
  • Experience in monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Good organisational and computer literacy skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and a capacity to work on own initiative
  • Access to own transport and a clean driver’s license is essential.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience of working in a local development/community development/family support setting and hold the relevant third level qualifications and training.

Contract Salary €29,638 per annum pro-rata

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Download – Application Form

How to Apply: Please download and complete the official Application Form and send, accompanied by an up to date CV and a cover letter outlining why you would like to join our team to stating clearly which role it relates to. Closing date for applications: Monday, September 13th 2021 at 12 noon.

All applicants should note that the proposed interview date via Zoom is September 15th 2021 for those successfully shortlisted. 2021 (A panel may be formed of those deemed suitable at interview from which future Family Support worker funded positions may be filled.

Inishowen Development Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society. The appointments are subject to normal recruitment procedures including Garda/Police Vetting

Inishowen Development Partnership is a community led local development company that has successfully delivered rural development and social inclusion programmes and initiatives in Donegal since 1996 on behalf of the European Union and the Irish Government through the National Development Plan.