Mediator – Waterford City Local Employment Service – Waterford Area Partnership

Waterford City Local Employment Service (WCLES) are looking for someone who is skilled in the delivery of career guidance and employment supports to individuals, in particular, those who are most distanced from the Labour Market.
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 contract is initially from January 2022 to the 30th June, 2022, on a 35 hour week basis.
The position may be extended beyond that date depending on business requirements.

The ideal candidate will have:
A qualification in Career Guidance, HR, Psychology, Social Science, Social Care or related fields or relevant proven work related experience
Expertise in the provision of guidance on an individual basis
Experience in placement of adults who are unemployed into employment
Ability to network and develop relationships with employers to support our client groups into employment
Knowledge of labour market trends and opportunities
Excellent knowledge of recruitment and selection practices
Knowledge of education and training pathways to employment
Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
Good understanding of the challenges facing marginalised groups in accessing employment opportunities
Be IT Proficient
Full driver’s licence and own transport
Salary scale is negotiable – depending on qualifications and experience.

To apply
for the above position, please forward a copy of current Curriculum Vitae and letter of application no later than 5.00 p.m. Thursday 2nd December, 2021 to:

Mr Ger Walsh, Manager
Waterford City Local Employment Service
Westgate Retail Park, Tramore Road, Waterford
Or via email to
Interviews will be held in the week ending Friday 17th December, 2021.

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