Part-time Support Worker x 2 (21 hours) 

(Based in Limerick City) 


Founded in 2009, The Children’s Grief Centre provides one to one support for school aged children and young people (4-18yrs) affected by loss through death, separation, or divorce. We offer a safe and supportive place for children, young people and their families who are grieving. Children are given the opportunity to look at feelings associated with loss and learn that they are not alone. We aim to help children overcome obstacles that prevent them from leading full lives. 

We are now looking for an empathetic and dedicated Support Worker to join our team of professionals in making a positive impact in the lives of children facing grief. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to a compassionate and nurturing environment for children navigating through challenging times. 


Essential Criteria 

  1. Relevant professional qualification (Counselling/Psychotherapy/Play Therapy or related discipline.) 
  2. Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience of working with Children and Young People post qualification. 
  3. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems. 
  4. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build trust and rapport with children and their families.  
  5. Ability to work collaboratively in a team orientated environment. 
  6. Competent working knowledge of computers/IT technology. 


If you meet the essential criteria, please send your cv and cover letter outlining relevant experience and motivation for applying to  no later than 12pm on Friday 16th February 2024. The Children’s Grief Centre is an equal opportunities employer. Garda Vetting will apply. Late applications will not be accepted.  

Please refer to full job description before making an application. 

Part-time Support Worker Job Description – February 2024