This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading organisation in the field of social care and inclusion, this opportunity will allow you to develop your professional practice to an exceptional standard and offers you a structured career and professional development path.
About Peter McVerry Trust: Established in 1983 by Fr Peter McVerry the charity works with individuals at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, primarily in the Dublin region. Peter McVerry Trust provides a wide range of services in the areas of prevention, housing, homelessness, under 18s residential and drug treatment.
Our Vision: “An Ireland that supports all those on the margins and upholds their rights to full inclusion in society.”
Peter McVerry Trust is committed to reducing homelessness and the harm caused by drug misuse and social disadvantage. Peter McVerry Trust provides low-threshold entry services, primarily to younger persons with complex needs, and offers pathways out of homelessness based on the principlesof the Housing First model and within a framework that is based on equal opportunities, dignity and respect.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
To provide direct support to residents through:
To assist with residents’ case work through:
To maintain a safe and healthy living environment through:
To respond to requests for service through:
To undertake administrative duties through:
Change in work programme:
It may be necessary, from time to time, for workload to be re-prioritised in order to accommodate workloads in other areas of the organization.Due notice and consultation will be given.
To have a positive and enthusiastic attitude in work:
Any other duties as designated by the Manager/Team Leader/Social Care Leader.
Qualifications and Experience:·
Working Towards Degree level qualification in Social Care, Youth Work, Community Work, Addiction Studies Psychology,, Social Science, Degree level qualified in social care/ or related discipline
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