South Tipperary Development: Case-Workers, Waterford and South Tipperary Local Area Employment Service
SOUTH TIPPERARY DEVELOPMENT CLG IS RECRUITING FOR
FOR THE WATERFORD AND SOUTH TIPPERARY LOCAL AREA EMPLOYMENT SERVICE (WSTLAES)
The WSTLAES is responsible for the provision of employment assistance and advice services to jobseekers in the Waterford and South Tipperary area, to help them to enter or return to employment. The jobseekers in the service are primarily those who are long-term unemployed and farthest from the labour market.
The case-worker will work as a member of the WSTLAES Team to provide services to the long-term unemployed and under-employed in the South Tipperary area. The case-worker will be required to provide one-to-one support and guidance to the long-term unemployed and those furthest from the labour market to help them in their progression from unemployment to employment and also liaising with employers, where relevant.
The successful applicant must be client focused, experienced in adult guidance or recruitment and target driven. Integrity and confidentiality are core to this role, as is an ability to communicate effectively. Applicants should be capable of motivating, guiding and leading clients in their self-development.
The standard contract will be of a fixed term, concluding on 30th June 2026. The position may be extended beyond that date depending on business requirements.
- Three years’ experience of working in employment, enterprise and career guidance counselling, vocational guidance or social work environment.
- Experience working to address the common barriers to employment.
- Job coaching experience.
- A good standard of general education.
- Good IT skills, with experience of content management systems being an advantage.
- A formal qualification or study experience in guidance or counselling or another relevant field (qualified to L7 or be willing to work towards L7 accreditation).
Candidates should send a completed Application Form only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be submitted by email only. Application forms should be marked Private and Confidential WSTLAES Case-worker and for the attention of Noirin O’Dwyer. Full job description and application form can be downloaded from www.stdc.ie, alternatively, phone 052 7442652 and a copy of the job description and application form can be emailed to you.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday October 7th at 3p.m.