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Archways: Project Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Family Therapists

 

Archways is a not for profit organisation researching and delivering evidence based programmes for children and families in Ireland. One of the programmes we deliver is Functional Family Therapy.

Archways have been commissioned to establish a new project in the north side of Dublin to address the challenges faced by young people involved or are at risk of involvement in crime networks. The project will have a strong focus on family support and will work with partner agencies to provide targeted interventions to young people and their families. The project will run for a 3-year period and as part of the University of Limerick ‘Greentown Project’ aims to reduce the influence of criminal networks on young people and provide them with alternative pro-social pathways. Full training will be provided in the Functional Family Therapy model.

As part of this initiative Archways now wishes to recruit the following posts.
Project Manager
 The project Manager will report to the CEO of Archways and will be responsible for the following:
  • Establishing and working with a local oversight committee consisting of local community and statutory organisations
  • Developing an implementation plan for the project
  • The day to day coordination of the project
  • Developing annual work plans in conjunction with the oversight committee for the project
  • Working with the research team to ensure all relevant data is collected
  • Ensuring KPIs for the project are met
  • Build relationships and service pathways with local community and statutory service providers
  • Providing staff support and supervision
  • Liaising with relevant local and national structures
  • Organising project events

Candidates will have a degree in a relevant discipline and minimum of 3 years’ experience in a project management position. They will have experience of working in the Community and voluntary sector, working within or alongside statutory agencies and experience of managing a staff team. A knowledge of evidence based programmes for young people and families and prevention and early intervention/criminality is desirable.

Clinical Supervisor

The clinical supervisor will provide leadership and support to the team of functional family therapists who will work on this project. The successful candidate will have a commitment to work from a strength based, trauma-informed, youth and family development perspective and preferably have a proven track record of delivering highly effective work with young people and families with complex needs.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a Primary Degree in Psychotherapy/Family Therapy/Counselling Psychology with preferably an additional Diploma in Supervision.
  • Full accreditation with the relevant professional body is essential. – e.g.  IACP, IAHIP
  • Two or more year’s supervisory experience in a child/youth family services or other clinical settings preferred
  • 5 years direct clinical experience with adolescents or family systems
  • Must have strong organisational, administrative, interpersonal, and clinical skills
  • Valid driver’s license
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring high-quality performance of the Functional Family Therapy team in all areas including counselling, case management, and timely completion of accurate case documentation
  • Providing clinical supervision weekly to include both individual and group supervision
  • Assisting therapists by supervising complex cases and encouraging them to find ways of       persisting with challenge and disengagement of clients
  • Ensuring compliance with procedures and policies including incident reporting procedures
  • Ensuring compliance and timelines, accuracy, and quality of clinical documentation
  • Ensuring quality casework practice, which includes safety and risk assessment of children and families and case progress
  • Supporting therapists to comply with training and accreditation requirements
  • Carrying a caseload of 3-4 families
  • Overseeing and managing   the referral and intake process
  • Overseeing the data collection process necessary for the development of outcome results
  • Building and developing relationships with key community and statutory stakeholders
  • Attending staff meetings, inter-agency meetings, and other tasks as assigned
Functional Family Therapists -Three full time and one part time position available
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:
  • Ability to work within the Functional Family Therapy philosophy and model
  • Excellent relationship building skills and ability to motivate families to participate in therapy
  • Commitment to empowering families to solve their own problems
  • High degree of stamina, positive mindset and ability to stick with and commitment to plans developed by families
  • 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
  • Ability to work collaboratively with statutory agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication/report writing skills
  • Full driving license
Duties and responsibilities will include
  • Carrying a caseload as assigned
  • Providing a home-based service to families as necessary
  • Actively participating as part of the project team
  • Working collaboratively with referring agencies and other community and state agencies.
  • Working with families to develop a family plan and case manage referrals to other 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.

https://www.activelink.ie/vacancies/children-youth/77279-archways-project-manager-clinical-supervisor-family-therapists

 

These position will be based in Archways/the project location
For further information or to apply for any of the positions advertised please contact info@archways.ie
Applications with CV and cover letter to info@archways.ie
The closing date for receipt of applications is the 29th September 2020 by 5.00 pm

 

Further job opportunities in Midlands

Archways now wishes to recruit one full-time and one part-time therapist for this new service.

Archways is a not for profit organisation researching and delivering evidence based programmes for children and families in Ireland. One of the programmes we deliver is Functional Family Therapy.

Archways are establishing a new functional family therapy service in the Midlands area with Tulsa to address the challenges faced by young people and their families with complex needs. The positions will be based in the Midlands area. The exact location to be agreed with the successful candidates. The positions will be for an initial one-year period. Full training will be provided in the Functional Family Therapy model.

 

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:

  • Ability to work within the Functional Family Therapy philosophy and model
  • Excellent relationship building skills and ability to motivate families to participate in therapy
  • Commitment to empowering families to solve their own problems
  • 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
  • Ability to work collaboratively with statutory agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication/report writing skills
  • Full driving license

 

Duties and responsibilities will include

  • Carrying a caseload as assigned
  • Providing a home-based service to families as necessary
  • Actively participating as part of the project team
  • Working collaboratively with referring agencies and other community and state agencies.
  • Working with families to develop a family plan and case manage referrals to other 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 request

https://www.activelink.ie/vacancies/community/77314-archways-therapist-one-full-time-and-one-part-time

 

For further information or to apply for any of the positions advertised please contact info@archways.ie

Applications with CV and cover letter to info@archways.ie stating which position you are applying for.

The closing date for receipt of applications 29th September  2020 by 5.00 pm

Previous opportunities

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 toinfo@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 toinfo@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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