National Child Protection Programme Manager, National Youth Council of Ireland, with overall accountability to the Director and Board of NYCI.
Office base will be at 3, Montague Street, Dublin 2 with travel for work required. NYCI is currently piloting a hybrid model of working.
Hours of Work
21 hours per week (some flexibility will be required, such as evening/weekend work).
Fixed term contract until December 2024 (subject to ongoing funding).
€32,740 pro-rata commensurate with qualifications and experience
27 days per annum pro rata.
NYCI has an equal opportunities policy, which all employees and contractors are expected to develop an understanding of, with a commitment to equality of opportunities.
Complete the on-line application below by 2pm, Friday 8th September 2023.
Shortlisted candidates invited for interviews will be informed by the week of September 4th 2023. Interviews are expected to be held the week beginning September 18th 2023.
NYCI is committed to safeguarding and protection of children and young people in line with Children First Act 2015 and Children First National Guidance. All staff, volunteers, contractors etc. are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the safeguarding and protection of children and young people that includes attending relevant safeguarding training, undergoing garda vetting (if required), following NYCI’s reporting and child protection procedures, NYCI’s Code of Behaviour, and ensuring that the safety and wellbeing of young people is paramount in your work.
Role and Purpose
The National Child Protection Programme Administrator will execute administrative tasks to support the operations of the National Child Protection Programme.
Own and coordinate the delivery of the National Child Protection Programme’s administrative functions.
Operational training administration:
• Organise the logistics of child protection trainings and events being provided to the youth work sector.
• Maintain the training database.
• Organise meetings and take minutes where appropriate.
• Attend and support agreed offsite events/trainings as required.
• Assist the National Child Protection Programme Manager with administrative duties related to the running of the programme.
Quality Assurance administration
• Responsible for maintaining high-quality standards for the CPAP Train the Trainer Programme through the implementation of quality assurance procedures.
• Liaise with participating youth work organisations to implement quality assurance procedures.
• Relationship building with youth work organisations.
• Review and analysis of evaluations of training for continuous improvement.
Contribute to the development of the National Child Protection Programme strategic goals in line with NCYI’s Strategic Plan.
Any other tasks as requested by the Line Manager.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a fast paced, stand-alone office role.
Excellent organisational skills and multi-tasking experience.
A self-starter and team player who will roll up their sleeves to complete any office task necessary.
The ability to bring innovative and new ways of working, embrace change, and solution focused.
Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, Team’s and Outlook.
Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Attention to detail and dynamic problem-solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
MS Office certification
Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding.
Committed to safeguarding children and young people from harm and an understanding of issues they face.
Professional pro-active approach with initiative and drive, energy and enthusiasm, and a positive can-do attitude.
Be dependable and have an adaptable attitude to work.
Have a strong empathy and commitment to NYCI’s mission and vision statement and an appreciation of a membership organisation.
Have a commitment to equality.
Ability to be discreet and discern when confidentiality is required