Job Details: Kilkenny Leader Partnership: LAES Case Officer

Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Kilkenny Leader Partnership: LAES Case Officer

Is seeking to recruit.


( * hours per week)

Carlow & Kilkenny (2 x F/T posts)

Kilkenny Leader Partnership (KLP) is a local development company that
has been delivering rural development and social inclusion services to
jobseekers and other clients in Kilkenny for over **Apply on the
website** years. 

KLP’s uniqueness, longevity and success is founded on its
community-led local development and partnership approach
characteristic of the European LEADER model of development. The ‘KLP
LAES Service Guarantee’ Mission Statement is that it will operate
the LAES in the complete two-county region of Counties Carlow and
Kilkenny as a coordinated and integrated scheme. 

The LAES is a new service funded by the Department of Social
Protection which will be focused primarily on long term unemployed
clients farthest from the labour market with barriers to labour market
participation. This service forms part of the additional Public
Employment Service capacity required to deliver on Pathways to Work
* – * strategy.


* Our clients are referred to the LAES by the Department of Social
Protection and we work with each client to support and assist them
into employment. Our clients remain with the service for a period of
* weeks
* We engage with Employers to identify potential staff vacancies and
offer supports in recruitment
* We work intensively with clients to identity a suitable job to
match their skills, identify training needs and provide pre-employment
* In-Employment Support: When a client secures a job with an
employer, LAES will provide * weeks
in-employment support (or longer if necessary)
* Provide information on existing employer incentives (e.g., Work
Placement Programme, Jobs Plus etc) and new Government initiatives and
recruitment incentives
* Provide 1 to 1 and group personal development, education &
training & employment supports


* The LAES services will be developed in parallel with existing
valuable and experienced services such as those developed as part of
Local Development Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme
(SICAP) employment supports. From a value added and person-centred
perspective, it will be essential that these supports are offered and
delivered in a logical, collaborative, and connected manner for each
* The Coordination of people – tutors, participants, and linkage
with key KLP staff
* The administration of each programme to requirements of the LAES


* Experience of working with long term unemployed
* Relevant educational qualification
* Excellent communication & coordination skills
* Excellent administration skills
* Excellent people management skills
* A proven track record in the delivery of programme related targets
* A good working knowledge of the Training & Education, Employment
and Local Development sectors

Please forward a full CV and letter of application to: Alison
Iremonger. Kilkenny LEADER Partnership.  Patricks Court. Patrick St.
Kilkenny. Tel:  *.

Email: *   

Closing date for applications: 5 pm Friday *th
September *

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Type: Permanent
Category: Health

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