Applications are invited for the post of:

Family Support / Community Development Worker

This position is 10 hours per week.

The Family Support / Community Development Worker will work closely with the Project Manager to help the Centre implement its Work Plan.


The ideal candidate should have:

  • A 3rd level qualification in Family Support Practice, Community Development or a related discipline – Level 6+
  • 2 years’ experience, post qualification, of providing family support in a community-based setting, including:
      • Experience of organising community events
      • Liaising/networking skills and ability to work with a range of community, voluntary and statutory agencies
      • Experience of planning, developing and delivering programmes, activities and/or services to groups (families/parents/young people)
      • Experience of delivering parent support programmes
      • Experience of providing information and support to individuals and groups
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • IT & social media skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Access to own transport for work


Experience of planning, developing and delivering services to young people is desirable.


Closing date and time for receipt of applications is 9am, 13 January 2020.

Interviews will take place between the 27th and 31st of January 2020.


Applications will only be accepted on the official application form, which can be downloaded here. CVs will not be accepted.

A Job Description can be downloaded here.

A summary of our Work Plan can be downloaded here.


This project is an equal opportunities employer.

This position is funded by TUSLA Child and Family Agency.