Team Leaders

Job Posted: 2nd February 2023


Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland are recruiting for a panel of Team Leaders to fill both Permanent & Temporary positions into the future in Dublin and Nationwide


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Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland provide unique intensive support programmes, using a strengths based, wrapround approach employing community based advocates leading to positive outcomes for young people and families. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applicants from a diverse background with relevant qualifications and work experience.


These posts offer:

· A competitive salary of €46,429.31 per annum

· An opportunity to make a difference in your community and society as a whole

· A huge amount of flexibility and work / life balance

· The opportunity to join a growing, dynamic and forward-thinking organisation

· YAP Ireland operates a remote / hybrid working policy

· Employer contribution to PRSA

· Additional annual leave: (an additional day per year of service to a max of 5 days)

· 98.2% of employees say YAP Ireland is an enjoyable place to work (staff opinion survey 2023)



If this is what you are looking for we would like to see you at interview.


Please see the link below for the Job Description and Person Spec: Please use the reference below for the post you are interested in:



Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland provides intensive, needs led support services that work to improve the lives of young people and their families in their community:


The Team Leader will manage the provision of direct services to clients and their families who are referred to the programme. You will manage a team of direct service staff (Advocates) and ensure that all clients receive an appropriate and high-quality service.


Essential Criteria:


Successful Candidates will have:

-Degree in Social Care or similar field

-Have at least 3 years of direct work with children and at least 2 years’ experience of managing and supervising staff/ volunteers in the social care sector.

-Full Clean Driver’s Licence and access to own transport.


To apply for this position please fill out the online application form by clicking on the following link – and selecting the code. Please use the job description and job specification to outline your suitability to the role when completing the application form.



Apply Here




Closing date for receipt of application forms is 25th February 2024.


Interviews will take place on 1st March 2024

If you are selected for interview you will need to be available on this date to attend interview in YAP Ireland Dublin Office.

Only completed applications will be accepted, CV’s will NOT be accepted. If you encounter any difficulty, please email

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