Applications are invited for the post of
ENTERPRISE & EMPLOYMENT OFFICER (TEMPORARY CONTRACT)
Laois Partnership Company delivers the Social Inclusion Community
Activation Programme (SICAP), the Rural Development Programme (LEADER
Programme), and a series of ancillary programmes in County Laois. We
are seeking to recruit an Enterprise & Employment Officer to work in
the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme to work on a
temporary contract until the end of **Apply on the website**.
The successful candidate’s role will include:
* Working directly on a one-to-one basis with long term unemployed
people who wish to start their own business.
* Advising and assisting clients in relation to accessing the Back
to Work Enterprise Allowance and other available supports.
* Assisting clients with business plans and referring them to other
agencies such as the Local Enterprise Office and the Department of
Social Protection as appropriate.
* Working with existing and new Social Enterprises to assess their
training needs, and to source training and mentoring for them.
* Delivering one to one Employment Mentoring Supports to unemployed
individuals and those in lower paid jobs.
* Regular reporting on the delivery of the programme targets within
required timeframes on paper and online via the IRIS CRM system.
* Ensure the delivery of excellent standards of work and customer
service to all clients and stakeholders availing of supports from
Laois Partnership Company.
CONDITIONS OF WORK
The successful candidate will be required to work **Apply on the
website** hours a week, blended option may be available to the right
person. The contract will be until **Apply on the website**st December
**Apply on the website**.
Candidates should have a proven track record of working with those
most distant from the labour market as well as an understanding of
social inclusion issues. Excellent interpersonal skills and the
ability to work effectively with community, statutory and social
partners. Excellent reporting skills and the ability to report to
deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work in a team. Effective time
management skills and the ability to multi-task.
A good working knowledge of computers and computer applications is
essential. A relevant qualification in Adult
Education/Enterprise/career guidance/mentoring or similar, or relevant
experience is essential. A demonstrated knowledge and experience of
working on updating and monitoring website and social media accounts
A current full clean driving licence and own transport is a
requirement for this position.
Job Description and Person Specification for this role can be obtained
from Laois Partnership, Tel: **Apply on the website** or e-mail:
**Apply on the website**
Please forward a FULL CV and a LETTER OF APPLICATION to:
MS CATHERINE COWAP, A/CEO, LAOIS PARTNERSHIP COMPANY, GROUND FLOOR,
BLOCK 2, COUNTY HALL, JFL AVENUE. PORTLAOISE, CO LAOIS OR BY EMAIL TO
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
Closing date for receipt of applications is WEDNESDAY THE **APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE**TH SEPTEMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** AT 5PM
CANVASSING WILL DISQUALIFY
_LAOIS PARTNERSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER_
[Laois Partnership Company]
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