Project Worker

Job Posted: 12th December 2023


Employers Details: Company/Organisation Name: My Project… Minding You

Nuala McKenna

Project Manager

T: 086 460 4461


Contact Person: Nuala McKenna

Phone: 086 460 4461



“At My Project… Minding You, we recognise the challenges that many children experience and our aim is to provide effective support and guidance for them to learn how to overcome these challenges in a safe and caring environment. Developing personal strengths and skills will support a child in realising their potential and will work towards bringing about a brighter future”


Job Details:

Job Title: Project Worker

Job Location: Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

· Responsibilities include: To work directly with children, young people, parents / guardians and families to best meet their needs

· To provide one to one support to children, young people and their parents / guardians

· To facilitate group programmes at My Project and in collaboration with other services off site

· To participate in outreach work to engage families and young people at risk

· To provide information and support on issues having a negative impact on the family

· Support parents in their parenting role

· To participate in a mapping of services to support the project in identifying gaps and needs

· To advocate on behalf of the children, young people and families living in the community

· To develop positive working relationships and to actively network with stakeholders, partners and professionals working within the sector

· To carry an individual caseload, facilitate group processes and participate fully as a member of the MyP team

· To carry out other duties as may be requested from time to time




· Relevant 3rd level qualification

· 3 years relevant work experience

· Experience of engaging and supporting vulnerable children and young people and ensuring their voices are promoted and heard through one to one processes and group programmes

· Experience of working collaboratively within a team and with professionals from relevant agencies in child, family and community services

· An understanding of youth mental health, substance misuse, hidden harm, dual diagnosis, separated families, DVA, homelessness


· Desirable:


· Training in Addiction, Coaching, Creative Arts

· Training in NVR, Circles of Security or Odyssey Parenting Programmes

· aCRA / SMART Recovery


Salary: Point 4/5 HSE Consolidated Pay Scale Oct 2022

· Benefits: Competitive salary, pro rata, based on relevant experience

· Continued Professional Development

· Team building & staff days

· Positive working environment


Any Other Information:

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo Garda Vetting

*Closing Date:

Closing date for applications is Friday 12th January 2024 at 5pm. We plan to hold interviews in January 2024

*How to Apply/Contact Details: Please submit CV with brief cover letter by email to: quoting ‘Project Worker Application’ in subject line.


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