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Job Vacancy | Community Employment (CE) Supervisor

Leitrim Development Company wishes to recruit for the position of Community Employment (CE) Supervisor. The CE Supervisor will ensure the effective and efficient direction of the human, financial and material resources of the Community Employment Programme. Thereby ensuring that the programme is being run in accordance with all DEASP guidelines and is of maximum benefit to both participants and the organisation.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• To develop a mutual understanding with staff in relation to their needs and backgrounds e.g. re-entry into to full time or part time work opportunities, re-entry into further education and to develop a progression path for each participant
• The provision of an efficient and effective computerised financial and accounting system in line with sound accounting procedures and conventions
• To ensure that all participants are fully engaged with the programme and thereby achieving a high rate of re-entry to the workforce or progression to further education
• The preparation of financial returns i.e. wages claims and material claims
• Administration of computerised systems controlling cheque payments, debtors, creditors, payroll, bank account and PRSI returns
• Ensure payment of allowances and submission of claims to the DEASP office
• Liaise with the local DEASP office
• The maintenance of an effective computerised time keeping record system
• Co-ordinate and manage the recruitment of all CE participants in a timely and efficient manner
• To fully participate in the Supervisor Development Programme
• To develop and submit a Staff Development Training Plan to DEASP in a timely manner
• To implement the training and development opportunities which have been approved by DEASP
• To maintain the Welfare Partners computerised system
• To organise training, record and maintain same for each person on the project
• To monitor and evaluate training inputs
• To plan and co-ordinate the agreed work schedule
• To communicate effectively with all individuals on the project using Team Meetings and individual formal and informal one-to-one meetings
• Ensure that the work areas meet appropriate housekeeping standards and provide a safe and healthy environment for staff in terms of facilities and work practices
• To deal with all disciplinary matters in relation to staff in conjunction with the relevant line managers
• Supervision, scheduling and management of staff
• Person specification: Qualifications, Skills and Experience essential

Applicants must have:
• Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience
• Proven track record of managing and motivating a team of employees
• Good knowledge of employment legislation
• Previous experience in Microsoft Office
• Strong self-discipline and a structured approach to work
• Confident and conscientious with excellent communication skills
• Display responsibility, commitment and motivation to implement and uphold the ethos of Leitrim Development Company
• Good organisational ability, a self-reliant, self-starter who has the ability to work as part of a team
• Extensive experience in the management of a training function and a thorough understanding of the concepts of professional learning and development
• Career planning experience
• Full driving licence and own car necessary for this role
• Experience of management of end-to-end recruitment process
• Experience of management of Health and Safety functions
• QQI Level 6 Major Award or equivalent

How to Apply:
Candidates should submit a letter of application and CV by email to or by post to Karen Guihen, Employment Co-ordinator, Leitrim Development Company, Church Street, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, N41 RF24, no later than 12pm on Friday 15th March, 2019.
All job offers will be subject to satisfactory references and Garda vetting. Leitrim Development Company is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.

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