Job Summary:

Part time support worker required to join a growing team of staff and volunteers, this role applies counselling knowledge and expertise to a range of clients (children, young people and their families and carers). Primarily our work provides support to children and young people in the context of family, who have suffered a loss through bereavement or separation.

Core Responsibilities:

·         To provide an effective loss and grief service to children young people and families in the mid-west region

·         To support children and young people on a one to one basis


Essential Criteria:

1.       Relevant professional qualification

2.       Evidence of having worked with children and young people who have been affected by loss and and grief

3.       Hold a current drivers license

4.       Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems

5.       Ability to communicate effectively at both written and oral level

6.       Competent working knowledge of computers/IT technology


Application Process: Please submit a cv with cover letter to

Hours: Over 2 days: 9.30 am to 5.00 pm (Thursday and Friday preferred with some flexibility possible).

Closing date is 12 midday on Friday, 12th July, 2019


Enquiries please call 087 985 1733

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Support Worker Part Time Job-Description June 2019