Job | Part Time

12305 - Project Worker 2 - Community Engagement

Barnardo's NI

Carer Professions
£23,545.10 pro-rata per annum
Family Connections work with children and families to support children's learning and development. We work in schools and communities to help improve connections between children, parents, schools and communities to improve outcomes for children.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our collective effort to see children and young people in Rathcoole and Monkstown thrive.

Do you want to work with community leaders to make change happen? Do you believe in children, young people and parents using their power to influence change?


Family Connections is  working with pupils and families in Newtownabbey to help children achieve in school and we deliver parenting programmes and promote family well-being. 

Barnardo's also co-ordinate an area-wide collaboration THRiVE, working with local parents, schools, churches, statutory and voluntary organisations and community groupsin Newtownabbey to help children and young people thrive. The four key priorities for THRiVE are improving aspiration, attainment, well-being and collaboration. We promote aspirational messages through our WE CAN campaign and use community development approaches to engage children, young people, parents and community organisations.

Please look at our website

We are hosting an Information session on Zoom as part of this recruitment process. This will be an opportunity for you to catch the vision of Family Connections, learn more about the programmes and approaches we use and answer any questions. This session will be held on Tuesday 24th May 6.30pm - 7.15pm. Please register by email to [email protected] and a link will be sent to you.

Please make sure you read the Additional Information Sheet attached for the service. Please use this information on your application form to show how you meet the essential criteria.

A waiting list will also be established in the event that similar vacancies arise up until April 2023

Closing date:  29th May 2022, at midnight

Proposed Interview date: week commencing 7th June 2022

Contact Email: [email protected]

Closing Date

Sunday / 29 May 2022 11:59pm

Contact Details

Dunanney Centre
Rathmullan Drive
BT37 9DQ
United Kingdom


Additional Information - 12305 Project Worker - Community Engagement.pdf