Part time & Fixed Term contract: 30 months: Sept 2017 – March 2020
Salary: € 39,819 – €42,667 pro rata
Based in: Kerry, Galway, Wexford and Dublin.
Employer: The Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC) Limited is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for the post of Manuela Programme: Project worker. The project worker will be delivering training on the Manuela Programme based in one of four centres nationally. GRCC Limited is strategic partner to three Rape Crisis Centres located in Wexford, Kerry & Dublin in the delivery of the programme. This is a half time post subject to Garda Clearance.
GRCC is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Galway City. The Centre opened its doors in 1984, and since then has provided counselling and support services to survivors of sexual violence and abuse in the West of Ireland.
We are recruiting Project Workers to deliver the Manuela Programme (hereafter MP). The MP is a Sexual Violence Awareness Programme developed collaboratively by the Manuela Riedo Foundation and Irish Rape Crisis Centres for use with young people. This Programme is the beneficiary of EU funding and is rolled out in partnership with Tusla: Child and Family Agency. It will run for approximately 30 months with the evaluation of the programme a central goal. We require trainers with a relevant qualification to deliver the programme and support the evaluation process of same. Experience in programme delivery to young people, training, building cross disciplinary relationships and working in the sexual violence field is desirable.
Please note: Post qualifying experience is paid employment after the candidate has completed their qualification
If you are interested in being considered for this post please return a CV & a cover letter stating which area you are applying for and return via email to Tusla: Child and Family Agency email@example.com; 01 7718855. For queries about this role, please contact Ann Ryan (067) 46629 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12 midday on Monday 21st August 2017. Interviews planned for the East (Wexford & Dublin) on the 4th September and the West (Kerry & Galway) on the 19th September. Interviews will take place in Dublin and Limerick respectively.
Candidate Campaign Information Pack
Project Worker (Part –time with responsibility for the Manuela Programme)
Thank you for your interest in the post of Project Worker with responsibility for rolling out the Manuela Programme Project.
This Candidate Pack includes the following information:
- Full and detailed Job Specification and important dates to note
Please ensure that you read this Information Pack in detail. For any informal enquiries regarding the position and job specification please contact:
Annma.email@example.com telephone (067) 46629
Manuela Programme Project Team
Job Description – Project Worker
|Job Title||Manuela Programme Project Worker (with co-responsibility for operating the Manuela Programme)
Part-time (18.5 hours pro rate)
|Applications considered Via||Please send in a CV with cover letter indicating your interest in and suitability for the post|
|Opening date for Applications||03.08.2017|
|Closing date for Applications||Midday 21.08.2017|
|Proposed Interview Date (s)||East (Wexford & Dublin) on the 4th September
West (Kerry & Galway) on the 19th September. Interviews will take place in Dublin and Limerick respectively.
|Contact for Informal Enquiries||Ann Ryan: DSGBV Team 067 46629|
Location of Post
|One of four Rape Crisis Centres as follows:
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Wexford Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Service,
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre
Galway Rape Crisis Centre
Please indicate which of these positions you are applying for.
|Project Worker (for the Manuela Programme) reports to the relevant Centre manager on a day to day basis and to the Manuela Programme Project Coordinator; Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Services Programme, Tusla: Child and Family Agency on all matter relating to EU Project compliance.
This EU funded post is administered via Galway Rape Crisis Centre, and as such they are the Project Worker employers.
Scope and Purpose of the Post
To market, roll out and train and support appropriate staff to deliver the Manuela Programme (a sexual consent and sexual violence prevention programme) within a range of educational settings largely targeting 15-17 year old young people.
To network with a range of stakeholders to ensure the development and up take of the programme and its concurrent staff training piece across educational and other settings.
To support and administer the evaluation of the Manuela Programme
|Duties and Responsibilities||Project Worker (with responsibility for the Manuela Programme) will work with the Grade VII, Project Coordinator Domestic Sexual and Gender Based Violence Services Programme, the relevant Rape Crisis Centre Service Managers and other stakeholders to:
Education & Training
Health & Safety
The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.
Qualifications and / or Experience
|Candidates must by the closing date possess the following as relevant to the role: –
A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
Each candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character.
Age restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where s/he is not classified as a new entrant within the meaning of the Public Services Superannuation Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age.
|Other requirements specific to the post||Access to transport as the post will involve travel.
|Skills, competencies and knowledge
|Professional Knowledge and Experience
Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrate:
Team Skills: Demonstrate:
Problem Solving, Analysis and Decision Making: Demonstrate:
Planning and Organising Skills: Demonstrate:
Commitment to providing a quality service: Demonstrate:
|Shortlisting / Interview||Short listing may be carried out on the basis of information supplied in your cover letter and CV. The criteria for short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and skills, competencies and/or knowledge section of this job specification. Therefore it is very important that you think about your experience in light of those requirements.
Failure to include information regarding these requirements may result in you not being called forward to the next stage of the selection process. Those successful at the shortlisting stage of this process (where applied) will be called forward to interview.
Terms and Conditions of Employment
Manuela Programme Project Worker
This post is for a fixed term of up to 30 months. As the substantive funding for this post arises from funding under the EU Justice programme, a Specified Purpose Contract will apply.
Appointment as an employee of the Child & Family Agency is governed by the Child and Family Agency Act, 2013 and the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004.
The Salary scale for the post is: TUSLA: Child and Family Agency PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKER 1/04/17 LRA 10 39,819 – 42,667
The standard working week applying to the post is: 18.5 hours
(.5 of full time post)
The annual leave associated with the post is 30 days (prorata)
|Probation||1. Every appointment shall be subject to a probationary period of 6 months|