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The ADHD Changing Lives Initiative is a partnership operating across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Western Scotland, which has received funding until Jan 2021 through the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme (with matching funding from the Northern Ireland Executive, and the Irish government). The initiative proposes to tackle the challenges associated children aged 3-7 years who are at risk of an ADHD diagnosis, by raising awareness and providing training and support to parents and professionals. The projects aims to significantly reduce dependence on medicalised interventions among this group of children, develop stronger shared practice across different regions, and rigorously measure the impact of the programme. ADHD Changing Lives is being delivered across County Louth, Colin/West Belfast, and the Argyll & Bute region of Scotland. Partners in the initiative are Archways (lead partner), Dundalk Institute of Technology, Louth Leader Partnership, Colin Neighbourhood Partnership, and NHS Highland.

As part of this initiative Archways now wishes to recruit the following post:

A Part Time Accounts Administrative Assistant for 17.5 hours per week for the Changing lives initiative

The Administrative Assistant will report to the Finance and Administration Manager of Archways and will be responsible for the following:

  • Recording and verifying creditors invoices for goods and services
  • Verifying that transactions comply with EU financial policies and procedures
  • Maintaining, recording and reconciling bank accounts
  • Debtors Reconciliations
  • Maintaining Sage software on a weekly basis
  • Reviewing and recording staff timesheets
  • Assisting with payroll & HR information
  • Sage experience essential

This position will be based in Archways in Dublin. Candidates will be required to have a minimum of 2 years experiencing in processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable and banking transactions. Accounting technician qualification required.

This position is a 10 month fixed term contract covering a maternity leave.

The salary for this position is €17,095

For further information or to apply for this position advertised please contact info@archways.ie 

Applications with CV and cover letter to info@archways.ie


The closing date for receipt of applications is 1.00pm on Friday 24th January 2020

 

Previous job opportunities

Archways and Family Functional Therapy

Archways is a community based organisation researching and delivering evidence based programmes for children and families in Ireland. One of the programmes we make available is Functional Family Therapy. This programme is delivered to young people between the ages of 10 and 18 and their families. We are currently seeking to recruit two Functional Family Therapists to deliver this programme. The service is based in the Clondalkin area of Dublin, and delivers Functional Family Therapy in the Leinster area.

We are currently seeking to recruit two Functional Family Therapists, one full time and one part time, to deliver this programme. The positions will be based in Clondalkin but some travel will be required as part of this role. Training in functional family therapy will be provided.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a minimum qualification of a primary degree in Counselling/ Psychotherapy, Counselling Psychology or Family Therapy. Full accreditation with the relevant professional body is essential. Candidates must have at least 3 years relevant work experience, working with families and adolescents with challenging and complex needs.

In addition candidates should have:

  • Strong clinical skills
  • Ability and willingness to work with families in their own homes where appropriate
  • Flexibility to work when the families are available to meet Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team Excellent interpersonal/communication/report writing skills
  • Ability to work within the Functional Family Therapy philosophy and model
  • Ability to motivate families to participate in therapy
  • Commitment to empowering families to solve their own problems
  • Ability to liaise with a range of other agencies
  • Full driving LicenseRemuneration is based on training, experience and qualifications

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following:

Carry a caseload as assigned, to include cases outside of the Dublin area.

  • Provide home-based Functional Family Therapy to families as required
  • Actively participate as part of the therapy team
  • Liaise with referring agencies and other community and state agencies.
  • Assist families by actively referring them to appropriate services and supports
  • Perform the basic  accountability  tasks  related  to  the  job,  which  include  compiling  and maintaining all necessary records.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Please forward CVs to

Info@archways.ie

Closing date for applications 5pm on 19th December 2019

For further information contact Alice Ann Lee at 01- 4574306

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/children-youth/48489

Archways – The Changing Lives Initiative: Psychologist

(12-month contract: September 2019 – August 2020)

The Changing Lives Initiative is a community-based project creating a better understanding about ADHD and providing an intervention programme for families with children (3-7) experiencing behaviours consistent with ADHD.

The Initiative is a cross border project operating in County Louth in the Republic of Ireland, Belfast in Northern Ireland and the Argyll & Bute Region in Scotland. The project is supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

The Lead partner of The Changing Lives Initiative, Archways, is currently seeking to recruit a Psychologist to assist with delivery of the project.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: The main project office is located in Dundalk, Co. Louth. The psychologist will be required to spend some time in each of the three project locations (County Louth, Belfast and Argyll & Bute region in Scotland) as required. We are open to receiving applications from candidates in any of the three locations.

Salary: €44,695 per annum

For job description click the link below. 

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/children-youth/45907

Community Development Worker

The ABC Programme is an early intervention and prevention initiative focusing on children, parents and services in Clondalkin and parts of Lucan.  The programme aims to enhance child development and well-being, provide capacity-building supports to parents, and tackle educational disadvantage using evidence-informed approaches and interventions. The programme works in partnership with multiple services and agencies to ensure that children and families in the programme areas have access to integrated services.

The successful candidate will report to the Blue Skies Initiative Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Archways.

 Overall Purpose of the Job:

The Community Development Worker will be responsible for:

  • Establishing contact with individuals and groups in local communities especially disadvantaged communities within the Blue Skies Initiative catchment area, namely Adamstown, Lucan.
  • Supporting the local community in Adamstown in collective action to address local issues by promoting the programme available through the Blue Skies Initiative
  • Linking individuals and groups in disadvantaged communities to resources and supports available through Blue Skies Initiatives and other service providers
  • Promoting social inclusion in local communities through effective use of community development principles and practice

Main Duties

  • Establishing initial contact with individuals and groups in a number of local community settings
  • Promoting the Blue Skies Initiative programmes in the local communities and schools
  • Referral of individuals interested in Blue Skies Initiative services
  • Supporting local community groups to develop projects to address needs in disadvantaged areas

Relevant Training or Qualifications  

  • It is essential that the applicant hold a relevant third level qualification in some or any of the following: Community Development, Youth Work, Social Sciences, Education or a related field.

Previous Experience Related to the Position

  • Experience of working with groups and individuals in a community setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of community development principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impact of social exclusion and marginalisation
  • Experience and understanding of inter-agency work
  • Experience and understanding of group facilitation
  • Understanding of group process.

Click the link for detailed job description.

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/children-youth/43244

To apply for the position forward your CV and a supporting statement addressing the essential criteria detailed in above link to info@archways.ie

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on the 25th of March 2019

Applications will be shortlisted and successful candidates will be called for interview in April.

 

Programme Facilitator

Archways is a registered charity working to deliver evidence based solutions for children and families. Archways delivers evidence based programmes including the Incredible Years suite of programmes, the Mentoring for Achievement Programme, Functional Family Therapy and the My Baby and Me ante natal programme. In addition Archways delivers training across the country to other communities in the Incredible Years and MAP programmes.

SUMMARY

Working as part of a team, the Programme Facilitator will work with local organisations to support the introduction and delivery of the evidence based programmes outlined above, both in Dublin and in a number of locations around the country.

The Programme Faciliatator will work with the programme coordinators to develop and deliver programmes, to support operations and progress the strategic aims of the organisation.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will be expected to have

  • A minimum of 3 years group facilitation experience
  • A relevant 3rd level qualification
  • Experience of working with community and statutory agencies.

Click the link for detailed job description.

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/community/42538

To apply for the position forward your CV and a supporting statement addressing the essential criteria detailed in above link to info@archways.ie

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on the 22nd of February 2019

Applications will be shortlisted and successful candidates will be called for interview in March.

Functional Family Therapist Positions

Archways is a community based organisation researching and delivering evidence based programmes for children and families in Ireland. One of the programmes we deliver is Functional Family Therapy.

We are currently seeking to recruit two full time Functional Family Therapists to deliver this programme, one based in the Wexford / Waterford area, and one in the Dublin area. Training in functional family therapy will be provided.

Candidates must have a minimum qualification of a primary degree in Counselling/Psychotherapy, Counselling Psychology or Family Therapy.

Full accreditation with the relevant professional body is essential. Candidates must have at least two years relevant work experience working with families/adolescents with challenging and complex needs. A full driving license is required. Some travel will be required as part of this role.

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/children-youth/41358

Please forward CVs to Info@archways.ie

Closing date for applications 5pm 21st of December 2018. Interviews will take place the week of 21st January 2019.

 

Project Development Worker Blue Skies Initiative 

Blue Skies Initiative is an ABC programme for the Clondalkin area.

We now wish to recruit two Project Development Workers for the Blue Skies Programme to work on a number of initiatives that are being developed and delivered by the Blue Skies programme.

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/children-youth/41357

Applications by CV to info@archways.ie by 5pm on the 21st of December 2018

 

Part-time Psychologist (initial 12-month contract)

The Changing Lives Initiative is a community-based project creating a better understanding of ADHD and providing an intervention programme for families with children (3-7) experiencing behaviours consistent with ADHD.

The Initiative is a cross-border project operating in County Louth in the Republic of Ireland, West Belfast in Northern Ireland and the Argyll & Bute Region in Scotland. The project is supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

The Lead partner of The Changing Lives Initiative, Archways, is currently seeking to recruit a Part-time Psychologist to assist with the delivery of the project.

Hours: 15 hours per week.  Some flexibility as to how working hours arranged.

Location: The main project office is located in Dundalk, Co. Louth.  The psychologist will be required to spend some time in each of the three project locations (County Louth, West Belfast and Argyll & Bute region in Scotland) as required.  We are open to receiving applications from candidates in any of the three locations.

To Apply:  Please send a CV with cover letter to Christina Riordan, Project Manager, The Changing Lives Initiative, Unit 39 Regional Development Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth or criordan@archways.ie.  Informal inquiries welcome on +353 (0) 87 367 3716.

 Closing date for Applications: Friday 28th September

Changing Lives Initiative Psychologist

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