Sligo Social Services: Community Employment Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

Sligo Social Services are a voluntary organisation providing services to a wide range of people aimed at improving their quality of life.

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We are inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of:

Community Employment Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

Contract: Maternity Cover. 39hrs per week for 23 weeks

Role Purpose/ Summary

The Community Employment (CE) programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary placements in jobs based within local communities. The role of the CE Supervisor is to manage and develop the CE Project, overseeing the administrative, technical and participant development aspects of the project. The CE Project is funded by the Department of Social Protection.

Candidates are required to have attained:

  • Major third level qualification (NFQ Level 6 or higher) in Business / Financial Administration, Training, Human Resources, Project Management or related disciplines
  • 3 years’ supervisory experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • A full current driver’s licence with access to own vehicle

This position is full-time 39-hours per week from Monday to Friday. The salary will be in accordance with the grant funding set for the position by DSP and the successful candidate will commence at Point 1 of the set CE supervisory wage grant funding scale unless currently working as a CE supervisor. Supervisor grant funding scale is available on

This CE scheme is funded by the DSP which is funded by the Irish Government. 

Please see Job Description and Person Specification attached below

Selection process will involve short listing of applicants for interview based on the criteria for the position as outlined in the job description and person specification.

Please send C.V. and Letter of Application to:

Closing date for receipt of applications 5pm on Friday 23rd February
Late applications will not be accepted.

Satisfactory references and police vetting are required.

For more information, contact Sligo Social Services, Charles Street, Sligo (phone 071 9145682).

Sligo Social Services is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes suitably qualified applicants from all sections of society.

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Region: Sligo