PALLS: Drugs Rehabilitation CE Scheme Supervisor


PALLS Ltd Unit 2 Docklands Business Park, Dock Road Limerick wish to recruit for the following position

Drugs Rehabilitation CE Scheme Supervisor

The successful candidate will be directly responsible for the effective and efficient management and co-ordination of the human, financial and material resources of the PALLS Drugs Rehabilitation CE Scheme and report to PALLS management on its implementation. A core aspect of the role is to support CE participants towards gaining the skills and competencies in preparation for employment and in supporting them on their rehabilitation journey

The essential professional qualifications and experience required for this position are as follows:

Knowledge of the Post

  • The Applicant should have a solid understanding of the role of the Community Employment Supervisor as it pertains to project management and programme delivery to participants in rehabilitation and who present as long-term unemployed or vulnerable adults;
  • Display responsibility, commitment and motivation to implement the objectives of the Community Employment CE Drug Rehabilitation Programme;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of addiction and rehabilitation support services;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the range of programmes and courses available to unemployed and vulnerable adults; - Be familiar with the DSP Referral procedures for CE participants;
  • Have an overview of the National Drug Rehabilitation Framework and the role of CE in supporting recovering substance mis-users.

Work Experience

  • Previous supervisory and people management experience relevant to the post (3 years minimum); and
  • Previous experience in Administration, Project Management and/or Training or other relevant positions; and
  • Experience of addiction issues and working with service users towards rehabilitation.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Effective communication skills;
  • Competent report writing skills;
  • Experience of working with vulnerable individuals and job-seekers;
  • Capable of directing, motivating, coaching and mentoring jobseekers;
  • Ability to work with other addiction support services;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to work under the direction of the Sponsoring Organisation for the effective implementation of the CE Programme in line with the CE Procedures Manual.

Education & Training

  • Major Award at 3rd Level (NFQ Level 6 or higher) in Business/Financial Administration, Training, Human Resources, Project Management or a related discipline;
  • A qualification in substance misuse and/or related issues including rehabilitation (FETAC level 6 minimum standard) and two years’ previous experience working with those with addiction issues;
  • Previous management experience in administration, and/or training delivery or other relevant positions;
  • Three years’ experience supervising staff
  • ICT skills essential (e.g. MS Office).

The position is full time position subject to annual funding. Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection CE Supervisor rates will apply

All interested candidates should forward by e-mail a CV and cover letter to

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 23rd August 2022 at 4 p.m.

Interviews will take place between on a date 5th and 9th of September 2022

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Date Entered/Updated
3rd Aug, 2022
Expiry Date
23rd Aug, 2022