The “Tús – Community Work Placement Scheme”, is a government initiative to provide short-term quality and suitable working opportunities for people who are unemployed while at the same time carrying out a broad range of services of benefit to the community and in a variety of community settings.
Purpose of the Job:
The role of the Team Leader will include the following:
The identification of work placements in community organisations and settings
Promotion and administration of the Tús scheme
The supervision of participants, including monitoring time and attendance
Maintaining appropriate records in both written and computerised formats
Supervision of compliance with health and safety requirements
Setting, agreeing, managing and monitoring work schedules and attaining targets
Ensure participants have the required health and safety and any other relevant training required for their placement
Assist in the management of the expectations of the participant and the placement provider
Work with host organisations on all aspects of Tús
Other duties required for the orderly operation of Tús.
Applicants must have:
Good Standard of Education
Experience in community development or related field
Ability to work as part of a team
Management and organisational skills
Proven ability to manage staff,
Good, interpersonal skills and ICT skills
Their own form of transport
Conditions of Work
Team Leaders will be required to work 39 hours a week
A probationary period of four months will apply.
Initial contract will be for a one year period (or if otherwise stated) and may be renewed subject to satisfactory performance and the continued funding of Tús.
The successful Team Leaders will be based either in Clondalkin or Tallaght and is subject to change.
Please submit one copy of your detailed application form, three copies of your full CV, and three copies of your detailed cover letter to: Human Resource Department, South Dublin County Partnership, Unit 1D, Nangor Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.
Closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Friday 29th September 2017. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.
South Dublin County Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.
All posts are subject to Garda Vetting.