Position title
Workability Programme Coach

Youth Work Ireland Tipperary is a registered charity and voluntary youth work organisation. YWIT is a leading provider of youth work programmes and services to young people in Tipperary.

Applications are now invited from suitably qualified persons to work as part of the Ability Work Winner team for the following posts

  • Work in association with YWI Tipperary and the WorkAbility team to deliver the Project
  • Implement agreed action areas from the activity programme, and support the development of partnerships and interagency responses with relevant agencies, community groups and projects in the region.
  • Actively engage with participants in both the centre and in the community
  • Communicate regularly with educational specialist with plan feedback in order to ensure quality and effective planning
  • Use positive communication strategies to motivate participants to work on and reach their goals • Use variety of strategies to assist participants in understanding and effectively dealing with their own social skills
  • Assist participants to implement difficult changes or adjustment in order to meet their goals
  • Monitor, evaluate, and collect data on client’s progress and targeted skills
  • Record data consistently and accurately in consonance with specific guideline
  • Provide encouragement and constructive feedback to all participants
  • Engage participants in on-going discussions about their individual goals
  • Develop and facilitate life skills sessions and individual programs for participants
  • Plan and implement vocational programs and opportunities for youth
  • Use Vocational Assessment tools to motivate
  • Instruct participants on how to manage everyday tasks to help them gain independence and move forward in life
  • Work one-on-one or in small groups to help participants with unique challenges to develop basic life skills
  • Deliver executive functioning skills training

HOW TO APPLY: Applications for this vacancy should be made by way of a CV and comprehensive cover letter submitted to


The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm Jan 5th 2024

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted. YWIT is committed to a policy of Equality of Opportunity in its employment practices.

Employment Type
Job Location
Tipperary Region
Working Hours
35 hrs P/w
Date posted
December 20, 2023
Valid through
January 5, 2024
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