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Thanks for your interest in working with Belong To. We’re currently hiring a Family Support Worker.
Family Support Worker
Belong To’s vision is for an Ireland where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) young people are equal, safe, and valued in the diversity of their identities and experiences. We work with LGBTQ+ young people as equals to achieve our vision through youth work, changing attitudes, and research.
Our core values are those of inclusion, integrity, and respect, in an environment of honesty and openness. Our purpose is to create a welcoming, supportive, safe and fun space for LGBTQ+ young people. We are committed to collaboration and youth participation. We believe in solidarity and intersectional equality, and our work focuses on human rights and social justice. We are dedicated to continuous improvement in everything we do.
We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Family Support Worker to join Belong To’s Youth Services Team. As a Family Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in providing guidance, advocacy, and assistance to LGBTQ+ young people and their families. Your primary focus will be to foster understanding, inclusivity, and acceptance within families while empowering LGBTQ+ young people to lead healthy and fulfilling lives, as well as supporting families and other stakeholders through education and training.
This position requires a strong commitment to social justice, excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ young people and their families.
Salary: €38,416 per annum
Hours: Full-time, 35hrs per week
Reporting To: Youth Services Managers
Term: 1-year fixed term contract, renewable subject to
funding and performance
Starting Date: November 2023
Application Deadline: 5pm Wednesday, 27th September 2023