Training and Outreach Worker

Closing date: 
27 Sep 2017
To deliver training, workshops and information sessions to kinship carers, and develop a network of support, including support groups and family recreation for kinship carers and their children.

This position is fixed term for one year at 37.5 hours per week (then subject to funding).

Salary: £20,697 per annum

Based in 55 Rainey Street, Magherafelt but will involve travelling to other parts of Northern Ireland.

  • A relevant recognised qualification in health and social care, community development or related field (Minimum NVQ level II or equivalent).

  • Five GCSEs (minimum) at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language and Maths.

  • At least 2 years experience (out of the last 5) developing and delivering education/training programmes in the community.

  • At least 3 years experience (out of the last 5) working with vulnerable/disadvantaged children/young people and families.

  • Experience of supervising and supporting volunteers.

  • A current driving licence with access to a car. (Can be waived in the case of applicant whose disability prohibits driving, but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements).

  • IT skills

For an application form and job description contact: 

Kinship Care NI, 67 Carlisle Road, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 6JL 

Tel: Jacqueline on 028 71373731

Application Forms can also be requested via e-mail from:- 

kinshipcare.ni@gmail.com 

It should be noted that the criteria may be enhanced to facilitate short-listing.

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon, 27th September 2017.

Kinship Care NI operates a child protection and vulnerable adults policy.

AccessNI checks will be carried out before an appointment can be confirmed.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date:
27 Sep 2017 12 noon
Job Information
Fixed term
Full time
37.5 hours per week
£20,697
Contact Information
Jacqueline Williamson
Magherafelt
BT45 5AF
02871373731