Careers & Opportunities

UBU Youth Worker - Full Time

UBU Youth Worker x 1

Youth Workers


Using the Critical Social Education Model of Youth Work, as adapted by the organization, the Youth Worker working alongside the youth work team, will primarily be involved in identifying and engaging with young people at risk in the community. The suitable candidate will engage in direct face to face interaction with young people through group activities, one to one’s, centre based and outreach work, along with other issue based areas of work as identified. The role will also entail the planning, development, implementing and evaluating of developmental/educational programmes to meet the needs and interests of the young people, in line with the organisation’s strategic plan.

Deadline : 17/10/2022
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Detached Youth Worker - Part Time

Detached Youth Worker x 1

Detatched Youth Workers


The detached worker (s) will be expected to work as part of a dedicated detached youth work team who will work to build relationships with young people in the Royal Canal/Pelletstown area. This work will involve identifying areas where young people congregate and working in partnership with them to assess their needs and develop and deliver specific programmes to meet these needs. This role will also involve supporting a researcher to engage the young people in research work being carried out in the area.

Deadline : 17/10/2022
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Recruitment Process

  • Completion of the Job Description.
  •  Formation of Personal and Job Specification.
  • Post advertised as appropriate.
  • Application through submission of letter application form and C.V.
  • Interview panel agreed.
  • Applications screened and shortlisted by interview panel.
  • Candidates for interview issued with Job Description.
  • Appointment will be made subject to written & oral references and successful Garda vetting.
  • Copies of educational qualifications are required for personal file.
  • A satisfactory medical report and/or examination is required.
  • Offer of employment is made.
  • Contract of Employment and Declaration Forms signed.
Interview Panel :
The interview panel will reflect a gender balance where possible. Depending on the source of the funding for the post a representative of the funding agency may also be part of the interview panel.
The Organisation will seek to ensure that the recruitment process is free from any direct or indirect discrimination on any of the nine grounds. Every applicant, external or internal, will be assessed against fair and consistent criteria relating to the role. Where an applicant indicates that they have special
needs, to facilitate their participation in the recruitment and selection process, reasonable accommodation will be provided, subject to this not imposing a disproportionate burden.