Transitional Legacies Project Worker

Relatives for Justice

RFJ wish to appoint 2 Transitional Legacies Project Workers. This is a trans-generational programme aimed at addressing the lived effects of conflict related trauma. The programme is funded by Special Programme for Peace and Reconciliation "Peace III"

Relatives for Justice


Job Title: Transitional Legacies support worker


Post:                            Transitional Legacies Support Worker (full time)


Salary:                                    NJC Pt. 24                                                                                           


Responsible to:           Deputy Director




  1. To develop and design development based programmes for Relatives for Justice (RFJ) with specific areas of focus on people affected by the conflict and transgenerational trauma.
  2. To develop specific programmes re the impact of the conflict and related needs on women and young people
  3. To build an development and evidence based learning pack on the lived long term impact of the conflict, and transgenerational trauma.
  4. To implement the aims and objectives of the Transitional Legacies Programme as funded under the EUSSPPR.

Relatives for Justice


Job Title: Transitional Legacies Support Worker


Post:                            Transitional Legacies Support Worker (full time)  


Salary:                                    NJC Pt. 24                                           


Responsible to:           Deputy Director





The applicant should have:


  • A Third level Qualification or a Minimum diploma in youth work with 2 years experience of working with persons with traumatic experiences.
  • Minimum of two years experience of organisational and project management, including evidence of:-

-       Development of trauma support programmes

-       Working in one to one programmes

-       Fundraising

-       Budget control

  • Experience in conducting personal development and individual mentoring programmes
  • Experience in facilitating group discussion
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience of working in a community development environment
  • A working understanding of and sensitivity to issues facing people bereaved and injured, trauma and the impact on their families, particularly young people
  • An understanding of the gender specific needs of women affected by conflict
  • Experience of networking in a range of contexts
  • A commitment to the development of RFJ
  • A commitment to equal opportunities and civil liberties
  • A full driving licence and access to own transport





  • Knowledge of the use of art as a form of therapy.
  • Knowledge of IT including

-       word-processing

-       internet communication

  • Knowledge of media and PR
  • Experience of engaging in dialogue concerning the conflict in Ireland including the impact of violent bereavement, injury and transgenerational trauma on young people
  • Knowledge of both voluntary and statutory sectors


Posts will be based in Dungannon and Belfast

All applications for this post must be returned to our office by 4pm on Friday 24th February 2012.


Application forms  can be obtained from:

Relatives for Justice

Upper Floors

42 – 44 Irish Street


C. Tyrone

BT70 1DQ

Tel: 028 87751697

email: [email protected]

 Applications received after 4pm on 24th February will not be accepted.

Electronic applications will not be accepted.


All applicants will be contacted following short listing, and informed as to whether they have been requested to attend an interview.

Closing Date

Friday / 24 February 2012

Contact Details

Michael McCartan

United Kingdom