Project Worker - Strength 2 Strength

Location: 
8-14 Bishop Street, Derry/Londonderry
Part-time / Full-time: 
Full Time - 40 standard working hours (including breaks) (flexibility required)
Salary: 
Grade 4 salary scale: £16,936 - £22,516 per annum
Job Description: 

1.0 PURPOSE:

Extern supports children, young people and their families and carers through a range of projects across Northern Ireland.
We deliver services to children and young people who are at risk of entering care, secure care or custody.
Our interventions are based on a ‘whole family’ approach which recognises and builds upon the families existing strengths and supports the development of new skills and coping strategies for coping at times of challenge and change in their lives.

Through our work we aim to:
• Support families to succeed and stay together;
• Keep children safe and reduce offending rates;
• Improve school attendance rates and access to education or employment opportunities;
• Develop and improve emotional wellbeing;
• Increase parental capacity; and
• Increase community involvement and social inclusion.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 12:00pm
Application Form Notes: 
The Job Description, Person Specification and Application forms are attached. Please note, ALL sections of the application forms (Parts A – F) must be completed and returned in order for Parts A and B of your application to go forward for shortlisting (please do not amalgamate the separate sections of the form). Please return your completed application form to jobs@extern.org The closing date for all completed applications is: Tuesday 25th September 2018 at 12 noon.
Extern in Northern Ireland
Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105869
Company Registration No: NI 16083
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: 20055318
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
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