Vacancy: Project-based Employment Coach and Mentor working with Young People (Short-fixed Term Contract)

Meath Partnership is a forward thinking, creative and proactive organisation and we are currently looking for a suitably qualified Employment Coach and Mentor to join our Social Inclusion team and work with young people that are at risk of non-progression and exclusion.

The successful candidate will work with the project team to:

  • Engage and support young people aged between 16 and 21 years at risk of non-progression from second level education and develop responses tailored to their needs
  • Develop and co-ordinate training programmes and supports

The successful candidate will have a third level qualification in Social/Youth/Community work or a related discipline and at least 3 years professional experience of practical working with individuals and young people, particularly those who are deemed at risk. Strong organisational and administrative skills are also required and necessary. Garda Vetting will apply to this post.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon Thursday, 30th May 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Immediate start desirable.

 To apply, please submit the following:

  • A brief cover letter
  • A personal statement demonstrating how you meet the above mentioned requirements for the position (no more than 500 words) which must include relevant experience
  • A curriculum vitae summarising your qualifications and relevant experience.

for the attention of Jennifer Nolan at Applications should be clearly marked “Employment Coach and Mentor working with Young People”. Meath Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer.