Donegal Parent and Family Support Service is seeking to recruit staff for two vacancies in Raphoe – Childcare Supervisor and a Family Support Worker (Maternity cover).
See below for details on each post.
The post will cover our Parent and Toddler Group and Afterschool’s service and work closely with our family support team in ensuring best outcomes for children and families.
Base: Springboard Family Support Project, Raphoe, Co. Donegal
The Successful Candidate will have:
• Relevant qualification in Childcare.
• Minimum of 5years experience in a preschool and afterschool and minimum 2 years’ experience supervising staff.
• Be hardworking and flexible. Must be willing to work as part of a team and also work on their own initiative.
• A sound working knowledge of the National Childcare Regulations and the Siolta and Aistear curriculum.
• Awareness of community and voluntary and statutory community services across Co. Donegal
• Awareness of the Meitheal model of coordinated service provision to children and families
• Child Protection Training
• First Aid Qualification is Desirable
Hours and contract: This is a 20hr post from Monday to Thursday. This is a 2 year specified purpose contract.
Application Process: Application by email to include CV along with a covering letter outlining how skills and experience match the job description and requirements of the post.
Enquiries, Job Description and Person Specification can be obtained via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications to be emailed to The Project Manager at: email@example.com
Closing Date for Application: Wednesday 6th October at 12:00pm.
Applications will not be accepted beyond this.
Interviews will take place on: Monday 11th October
Family Support Worker (Maternity Cover)
Donegal Parent and Family Support Service is seeking to recruit a family Support Worker (Maternity cover) who will be based in our Springboard service. Our Springboard service works with children and families in order to provide intensive family support to those most vulnerable ensuring best outcomes for those children and families.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Family Support Worker (Maternity Cover) who will be responsible for delivery of individual and group Family Support processes across the project area. The base for this role is in the Springboard Office, Raphoe, Co. Donegal.
The Family Support Worker will ensure that the ethos, aims, objectives and actions of the project are fulfilled in line with service policies. The role is 20 hours per week.
The successful candidate will have:
• At least two years’ experience in the delivery of home based family support
• A third level qualification relevant to the post
• A clear understanding of Family Support, Meitheal and existing referral pathways in Co. Donegal
• A working knowledge of the Meitheal Model of Family Support Delivery
• A sound understanding of the issues affecting children and families across Co. Donegal
• Proven ability to network and work on an interagency basis
• Excellent IT and Report Writing Skills
Further information and application forms can be obtained by emailing the project administrator at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NB: CV’s will not be accepted
• Short listing criteria will apply
• Salary will be commensurate with similar positions in the community/voluntary sector
• A panel will be formed in the event of future posts becoming available
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th October at 12:00pm. Applications will not be accepted beyond this point.
This is a Specified Purpose Contract. Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd October.
Completed applications to be emailed to the Project Manager at email@example.com .