Aftercare Project Worker - Carlow/Kilkenny/Tipp

Tipperary
CPL Healthcare €36995.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€36995.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
20 Feb 2024
Closes
17 Aug 2024

Job Description

Title: Project Worker, Aftercare

Location: Carlow/Kilkenny/South Tipperary

Contract: 2 Years Fixed-Term, Full-time

Brief: The purpose of this role is to work as part of the Aftercare Team to provide care and support for the young people exiting the care system and who are identified at most at risk of homelessness.

Cpl Healthcare in partnership with our client a non profit organisation based in Dublin, Ireland that provides services for people who are homeless and people at risk of homelessness in Ireland are currently recruiting Aftercare Project Workers in Carlow, Kilkenny and South Tipperary

What you will do:

  • Work within the framework of the overall aims and objectives of the organisation.
  • Draw up suitable care plans to prepare and support each resident to be able to move towards independent living whilst using the Housing First for Youth Model.
  • Support young people holistically, focusing on their practical self-care needs, health, budgeting, education and training and domestic skills. To play a part in promoting and building the confidence and self-esteem of young people leaving care
  • Advocate on behalf of residents for housing, social work, social welfare, education, training and legal rights.
  • Liaise with and make referrals to relevant outside agencies.
  • Vigilant to any Health, Safety and Welfare risks in the workplace and bring any concerns to the attention of your line manager or Health & Safety Representative
  • Attend Team, Divisional and Agency meetings as required.
  • Maintain accurate case records and statistics.
  • Report to external stakeholders where necessary
  • Liaise with and inform the team Leader/Project Leader, on a regular basis, of issues arising from work with individual cases
  • Engage in supervision sessions on a regular basis with the Team Leader
  • Participate in relevant training and development courses and in project evaluation
  • Implement the existing policies and procedures of the project and of the Organisation and adhere to the Standards of Customer service.
  • Assist in the implementation of the settlement policies and strategies of the Organisation.
  • Work in close liaison with and co-operate with other projects within the Organisation, in particular a housing scheme. 
  • In consultation, to undertake other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Project Leader, Section Manager or Divisional Head.

What you will need:

• Extensive, relevant work experience working with young people in care or marginalised young people.

• Third Level Qualification at degree level in social care or related field.

• Experience of key-working clients or individual case-work.

• Experience of managing challenging behaviour.

• Full clean driver’s license.

• Good understanding of the issues affecting young people leaving care and in aftercare.

• Flexibility.

• Understanding of Child Protection.

Salary:

DOE

For Further information please contact Stephen on Applyor by email to Apply

Ref: JO-2402-529816

Job Details

Aftercare Project Worker - Carlow/Kilkenny/Tipp

Tipperaryd CPL Healthcare
Pay
€36995.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
20 Feb 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Aug 2024

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