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  • Administrator

    Limerick Youth Service invites applications for the following positions:

    Administrator (39 hours) at The Factory Southside Youth Space

    The Factory Southside Youth Space is an activity space based in the Galvone area of Limerick where young people, youth & community groups can spend their free time & take part in a variety of activities ranging from creative arts and sports to education & employment opportunities.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of administrative support to the centre manager in the Southside Youth Space to facilitate an efficient and effective service for the organisation. They will act as first and main point of contact for all service users, visitors and clients.

    Requirements for this role include:

    • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role.
    • Excellent organisational, communication and leadership skills.
    • Fully proficient in the use of MS office and competent in all aspects of office administration.
    • Ability to work flexible hours including some early evenings and occasional weekend.

    Recruitment for this position is subject to eligibility criteria as specified by POBAL

    How to apply:

    To be considered eligible for the above vacancy interested candidates must complete an application form that can be accessed below:

    Administrator Job Description  Administrator Application Form

    Completed application forms can be emailed to: sineadn@limerickyouthservice.org

    Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 31st January 2022 by 5pm

    Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

    (A panel may be formed from this recruitment process from which future vacancies in the organisation may be filled and will expire after 1 year) 

    This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.

     

  • Buildings & Facilities Person

    Limerick Youth Service invites applications for the following positions:

    Building and Facilities Person (39 hours)

    Responsible for assisting the Manager in the operating, maintaining and client utilisation of Northside Youth Space in a safe, clean and efficient manner. The role will carry responsibility for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of premises.

    The Northside Youth Space is a Youth Initiative catering for young people primarily between the ages of 10 – 21 years and is based in the Ballynanty area of Limerick City. It is a dedicated recreation and activity space for all young people with emphasis both on programmes/projects focused on young people at risk and on universal provision

    Requirements:

    • At least 2 years previous experience in a similar role and the ability to work alongside young people.
    • Strong Communication skills both written and oral.
    • Knowledge of health & safety practices.
    • Ability to work flexible hours including some early evenings and occasional weekend.

    Recruitment for this position is subject to eligibility criteria as specified by POBAL

    How to apply:

    To be considered eligible for the above vacancy interested candidates must complete an application form that can be accessed below:

    Buildings & Facilities Person Job Description Buildings & Facilities Person Application

    Completed application forms can be emailed to: sineadn@limerickyouthservice.org

    Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 31st January 2022 by 5pm

    Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

    (A panel may be formed from this recruitment process from which future vacancies in the organisation may be filled and will expire after 1 year) 

    This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.

  • Youth Justice Worker

    Limerick Youth Service invites applications for the following positions:

    Youth Justice Worker Part-Time (14 hours)

    The successful candidate will be responsible for engaging directly with targeted young people who have offended or at risk of offending and support them to make positive choices to prevent further involvement in crime, thus improving their chances of gaining sustainable employment and or educational opportunities.

    The Youth Justice Worker will have a pivotal role in developing innovative and effective responses to the needs of young people in and around Limerick through outreach, creative programmes, structured group work and detached youth work.

    Applicants must have:

    • Relevant third level qualification in Youth Work/Social Care or related discipline.). (Candidates with sufficient relevant work experience, at least 3-5 years , may also be considered in lieu of qualification)
    • At least 2 years’ work experience engaging with challenging young people (10-18yr olds) in a range of non-formal settings
    • Proven track record in the design, implementation and evaluation of innovative interventions to enhance the resilience of young people and reduce their isolation
    • Experience of needs assessment and using mechanisms to evaluate the outcome of work
    • Previous engagement with a range of statutory and voluntary bodies in enhancing the opportunities for young people
    • Excellent groupwork, facilitation, report writing, communication, and networking skills
    • Access to a car with Full Clean Driving Licence

    A Job description and application form can ne accessed via: Job Description Youth Justice Worker Youth-Justice-Application-Form

    Completed applications can be returned by email to:  sineadn@limerickyouthservice.org

    Closing date for applications is Friday, January 21st (5pm)

    Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

    (A panel may be formed from this recruitment process from which future vacancies in the organisation may be filled and will expire after 1 year) 

    Garda vetting will apply

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Community Employment Scheme

  • Am I eligible for a CE Scheme?

    You may qualify for participation in the CE Part-time Integration Option if:

    You are aged 21 years or older and:

    OR

    You are aged 18 years and over and:

    • A member of the Traveller community, unemployed and getting Jobseeker’s Benefit or Jobseeker’s Allowance for any period or One-Parent Family Payment for at least 1 year
    • Getting Disability AllowanceBlind Person’s Pension or Invalidity Pension
    • Getting Illness Benefit for at least 6 months
    • A refugee authenticated by the Department of Justice and Equality (Garda Registration Certificate with Stamp 4) and getting a social welfare payment
    • An ex-offender who has been referred by the Probation Service or other designated service, or an ex-offender not referred by a designated service who has been getting JA or JB for 12 months
    • Referred following an appropriate assessment according to the National Drugs Rehabilitation Framework protocols
    • Living on one of the offshore islands and currently in receipt of a CE-qualifying payment for 6 months or more

    Part-Time Job Option

    The CE Part-Time Job Option provides participants with part-time work placements for 1 year initially, with annually renewable contracts for another 2 years, subject to DSP approval and the availability of places and budget. This option is designed to give extended access to employment to older people who may have been unable to secure regular employment for some time.

    You may qualify for participation in the CE Part-Time Job Option if:

    You are aged 35 years or older and you:

    • Have been getting any combination of the following payments: Jobseeker’s Benefit, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Jobseeker’s Transitional payment (JST), One-Parent Family Payment (OFP), Widow’s, Deserted Wife’s Benefit, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s Contributory Pension, Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s Non-Contributory Pension or Farm Assist for at least 3 years – see ‘Eligibility period’ below.
    • Getting Disability Allowance, Blind Person’s Pension or Invalidity Pension
    • Getting Illness Benefit for at least 6 months
    • An ex-offender who has been referred by the Probation Service or other designated service, or an ex-offender not referred by a designated service who has been getting JA or JB for 3 years

    OR

    You are 18 years of age or over and:

    • A member of the Traveller community getting Jobseeker’s Benefit, Jobseeker’s Allowance or One-Parent Family Payment for at least 1 year
    • A refugee authenticated by the Department of Justice and Equality (Garda Registration Certificate with Stamp 4) and getting a social welfare payment
    • Referred following an appropriate assessment according to the National Drugs Rehabilitation Framework protocols’
    • Living on one of the offshore islands and currently in receipt of a CE-qualifying payment for 6 months or more

    Eligibility period

    In general, the eligibility period is 1 year for the Part-time Integration Option and 3 years for the Part-time Job Option.

    • If you were getting Basic Supplementary Welfare Allowance (SWA) prior to receiving Jobseeker’s Benefit, Jobseeker’s Allowance, One-Parent Family Payment, Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Partner’s Contributory Pension, Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Partner’s Non-Contributory Pension, Deserted Wife’s Benefit or Farm Assist, this time on SWA can also count towards the CE-qualifying period provided there are no breaks between different payments.
    • If you were getting Carer’s Allowance this can also count towards the eligibility period but your caring responsibilities must have ceased and you must currently be getting either JA, JB. JST or OFP.
    • Those getting JB or JA are allowed a maximum of 30 worked days in each of the qualifying years before starting a CE scheme when assessing eligibility.
    • Time spent on one of the above disability payments can count towards the eligibility period, provided there is no break, for example, 3 months on Illness Benefit followed immediately by 9 months on Jobseeker’s Allowance or 12 months on Illness Benefit followed immediately by 24 months on Jobseeker’s Allowance.
    • Time spent on CE no longer counts towards continued time on CE for new participants who start on or after 8 October 2012
    • Generally, time spent on Tús, Gateway, Rural Social Scheme, JobBridge, Back to Education Allowance or Springboard will not count towards the eligibility period. There are some exceptions and you can read more about these and the other eligibility requirements for the Part-time Integration Option and thePart-time Job Option on welfare.ie.
  • Canteen Assistant

    Limerick Youth Service is now looking to recruit an individual for the following developmental position:

    Canteen Assistant

    The successful candidate will gain valuable experience working with in a fast based restaurant with duties including:

    • Food preparation & service
    • Hygiene
    • Customer Service
    • Stock control

    Location: Limerick Youth Service HQ, 5 Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick.

    Hours: 19.5pw

    For more information please contact Eilish at eilishor@limerickyouthservice.org or call 061-412444 or contact your local Intreo or Local Employment Service.

    The Community Employment (CE) Programme is a DSP Employment programme which has been designed to assist the long-term unemployed and other disadvantaged people to get back to work by offering part-time jobs in the community

    Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

     

  • Cleaner/Project Assistant

    Limerick Youth Service is now looking to recruit an individual for the following developmental position:

    Cleaner/Project Assistant 

    The successful candidate will gain invaluable experience working with LYS team of staff.

    Among the duties will be:

    • Hygiene management
    • Control of stock

    Location: Limerick Youth Service, Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick.

    Hours: 19.5pw

    For more information please contact Eilish at eilishor@limerickyouthservice.org or call 061-412444 or contact your local Intreo or Local Employment Service.

    The Community Employment (CE) Programme is a DSP Employment programme which has been designed to assist the long-term unemployed and other disadvantaged people to get back to work by offering part-time jobs in the community

    Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

  • More Information

    For further information on the Community Employment Scheme please contact Eilish O’Riordan at eilishor@limerickyouthservice.org or call 061 412 444