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Limerick Youth Service has opportunities available:

Limerick Youth Service’s (LYS) Community Training Center funded through the Limerick & Clare Education and Training Board are now looking to recruit for the following role:

Catering Instructor – Community Training Centre – Limerick

35 hours per week

LYS’s Community Training Centre (CTC) provides education & training for early school leavers aged 16-21 in an out of school setting.

The Instructor/Tutor will be responsible for delivering a range of modules within the QQI Level 4 Catering Award.  Modules are designed towards achieving QQI Level 3-4 awards on the NFQ which meet the needs of early school leavers.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A recognised diploma / trade qualification in Catering or similar discipline.
  • Experience of working with young people in non-formal settings;
  • Ability to deliver flexible training options and to provide guidance to new and emerging learners;
  • Capability to work across a diverse range of projects.
  • Good IT, communication, and teamwork skills.
  • At least 2 years proven experience of delivering one or more of the following subjects: Food & Nutrition, Food Hygiene, Kitchen Skills & Short Order Cooking.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising a Deli project which serves the Restaurant
  • Training, assessing and monitoring of learner course work to QQI level standards
  • Reporting to the Centre Manager on a day-to-day basis;
  • Direct supervision of learners;
  • Assisting with the planning, development and implementation of CTC services within the Training Standards System;

Interested candidates must complete an application form together with a brief cover letter stating how you meet the criteria for the post.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A full job description & application form please click on links below:

Catering Instructor: Job Description  Application Form

Completed applications forms must be returned in the strictest confidence via post or email to:

Sinead Noonan, HR Department, Limerick Youth Service, 5 Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick or

E-mail: sineadn@limerickyouthservice.org

  Closing date for all applications is:

Friday 22nd September 2017 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 positons may be filled.

This will expire after 1 year. Applicants will be subject to Garda Vetting

 

GYDP EU

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GYDP EU Fund 2014-2020

 

 

 

Limerick Youth Service invites applicants to:

Tender for Baseline study and needs analysis of young people aged 10-18

in Limerick County

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a baseline study and needs analysis of young people aged 10-18 in Limerick County.   The purpose of the study is to inform the planning of actions and the delivery of services and supports to young people in County Limerick

For full details please click:  Rural Youth Research

Interested applicants are required to submit a proposal by email to:

fionaog@limerickyouthservice.org no later than

5pm Wednesday. 20th September 2017

For further information please contact Fiona O’Grady CEO, Limerick Youth Service;

(061) 412444

Tenders received after the closing date will not be considered.

 Limerick Youth Service is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

Garda Vetting will apply

Candidates may be shortlisted on the basis of information supplied

Please note this project is subject to receipt of funding.

Limerick Youth Service has the following vacancies under the:

Community Employment Scheme.

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

You are aged 25 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.

3 x Cleaner/Project Assistant in City Centre Youth Resource & Training Centre

Working as part of a small team to ensure that all areas of the Limerick Youth Service Youth Resource & Training Space.

Duties include:

  • hoovering, operating scrubber/dryer, buffer and fax machine, deck scrubbing/mopping floors, cleaning toilets, offices and classrooms
  • occasionally assist in one of our food projects:  kitchen, coffee bar, deli/bakery, deli/bakery counter, trainee canteen
  • assist with other youth projects supporting youth workers/instructors with the supervision of activities with young people.

Hours of work: 1:30 – 5:30 (Monday – Thursday)   12-3:30 Friday

2 x Youth Work Assistant City Centre based youth café

Working directly with young people, staff and volunteers, the suitable candidate(s) will support the delivery of youth work in Lava Javas Youth Café.

The successful candidate(s) will:

  • work with other staff in running /supervising various youth work programmes and events
  • organise activity schedules in conjunction with youth workers
  • work with youth work staff, volunteers to plan  creative programmes for young people, designed to promote their personal development and training.
  • Undertake basic weekly project administration and produce a monthly work report
  • Take part in team meetings, planning and evaluation with staff and volunteers
  • Maintain project resources / equipment
  •  Take part in fundraising events and training or residential  trips

Hours of work: Thursday and Friday evenings, Saturday afternoon and 3-4 hrs doing planning/admin or other duties as assigned.

1 x Administration Assistant 

Working as part of an admiration team the successful candidate will:

  • maintain and update trainee databases
  • process orders for projects
  • maintain and update volunteer filing systems
  • deal with queries regarding Limerick Youth Service
  • collate trainee attendance sheets for weekly allowances
  • General Correspondence

The role will also involve reception duties including:

  • operating switchboard, logging and relaying messages
  • dealing with internal and external enquiries
  • operate office equipment e.g. photocopier, printers, laminator, binding machine, guillotine and fax machine
  • have knowledge and experience of all MS applications

Hours of work:  1-5 Monday to Thursday 1-4:30 Friday

2 x Caretaker 

Working as part of a maintenance team the successful candidate will:

  • keep the perimeter of Limerick Youth Service buildings clean
  • be available for ‘odd jobs’ as and when they arise
  • collect recycled and food waste from projects adhering to waste management policy
  • mindful of Health and Safety and HACCP guidelines at all times
  • manual Handling
  • provide after-hours security when and if required
  • be able to identify requirements for proper upkeep of buildings
  • Ensure the exterior of LYS buildings are kept in good order
  • painting and decorating
  • have an ability to maintain high standards

Hours of work: 1:30 – 5:30 (Monday – Thursday)   12-3:30 Friday (occasional evening)

For further information on the Community Employment Scheme please contact Eilish O’Riordan at eilishor@limerickyouthservice.org or call 061-412444

Contact Information

Limerick Youth Service
5 Lower Glentworth Street
Limerick, Rep. of Ireland

Office Hours:
9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: +353 (0)61 412 444
Fax: +353 (0)61 412 795
email: lys@limerickyouthservice.com


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