Extern Family Worker - MST, Bail Supervision Scheme

Smithfield, Dublin 7
Part-time / Full-time: 
Full Time
Job Description: 

Extern is currently operating a Bail Supervision Scheme for young people aged 12-17 involved with Dublin District Children Court. The Bail Supervision Scheme delivers an evidence based model called Multisystemic Therapy [MST] to help these young people and their families increase compliance with Court ordered bail conditions and reduce the risk of them being remanded in detention. The Extern Family Worker would be fully trained as an MST Therapist in conjunction with MST Services in order to provide an intensive, flexible, goal-oriented and time limited intervention. MST therapists are responsible for forming professional relationships with parents and families/carers in order to assist young people to live more successfully within their local communities by helping them find solutions to their problems. You will be responsible for developing interventions with young people, their parents/ carers, families and friends, as well as working closely with other organisations including the Gardaí, YPP, TUSLA, Court Services and Oberstown Campus. The Bail Supervision Scheme is based in Smithfield, Dublin and is funded by IYJS/DCYA.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 21 May 2018 - 12:00pm
Application Form Notes: 
The Job Description, Person Specification and Application forms are attached. Please note, ALL sections of the application forms (A-C) must be completed and returned in order for Parts A&B of your applications to go forward for shortlisting (please do not amalgamate the separate sections of the form). Please return your completed forms to joanne.cooney@extern.org The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 21st May 2018 at 12 Noon. Interviews will take place on the 12th and 13th June 2018.
Extern in Northern Ireland
Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105869
Company Registration No: NI 16083
Registered Charity Number: XN 48714
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern in the Republic of Ireland
Company Registration No: 383201
Registered Charity Number: CHY15770
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
Charity Number: NI00263
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern Supporting Communities
Company No. NI 637561
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333