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Job Vacancy | Tús Programme Supervisor

Leitrim Development Company wishes to recruit for the position of Tús Programme Supervisor.

Reporting Structure: Successful candidate will be answerable to the Lead Supervisor and the Employment Programmes’ Co-ordinator

Specific Duties will Include:

  • The implementation of the Tús Programme, which will encompass:
  • Providing broad supervision and support to designated Tús participants as appropriate with responsibility for up to 27 participants
  • The supervision of participants, including monitoring time and attendance
  • Attending team/staff meetings as required
  • The identification of work placements in community organisations and settings
  • Promotion and administration of the designated project
  • Working with local agencies/bodies to ensure the smooth running of the Tús Programme
  • Collaborating with relevant community based staff and company staff to ensure the regular flow of information regarding the Tús Programme
  • Liaising with the management, Lead Supervisor and Co-ordinator of appropriate community group(s)
  • Liaising with other community based Supervisors/workers as appropriat
  • Reviewing designated Tús projects on an ongoing basis and bringing recommendations regarding its modification or expansion to management’s attention
  • Facilitating the evaluation and appraisal of the Tús Programme
  • Ensuring that the work of the Tús Programme is at all times in support of the overall aims of Leitrim Development Company and the empowerment of individuals and communities.

Administration Duties:

  • Maintaining appropriate records in both written and computerised formats
  • Supervision of compliance with health and safety requirements
  • Setting, managing and monitoring work schedules and attaining targets
  • Delivery on work-specific training
  • Managing the output of the participants to match the expectations of the communities
  • Other duties required for the orderly operation of Tús as may be assigned by the CEO

Skills & Experience Required: In order to fulfil this position effectively the following will be required:

  • Meet the eligibility requirements of Tús as set out above
  • The ability to be self-motivating and a self-starter
  • Empathy with and understanding of unemployed people
  • Demonstrate ability to relate to and support participants
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Clear display of a minimum of 2 years’ concurrent experience of managing a team of people
  • The communication skills to work with the community groups and with your colleagues in the organisation
  • Possess an understanding and appreciation of the needs and issues of the unemployed and other target groups of Leitrim Development Company along with the related Social Inclusion issues.
  • The ability to complete all the key elements as required within the specific position applied for
  • Possess the required vocational skills and educational qualifications to execute the job in the required manner
  • Demonstrate valid experience of responsibility for health & safety in a previous role
  • Full clean driver’s licence and own transport
  • Be computer literate
  • Knowledge and experience of construction and maintenance would be an advantage

Flow of information:

  • Work alongside fellow colleagues on the internal Client Management System
  • Manage and work within the parameters of the budget and maintain the relevant paperwork
  • Receive and review requests from Tús participants for funding/training linked to re-skilling/up-skilling
  • Help ensure that Tús participants understand and follow agreed company policy and procedures
  • Provide relevant information from staff as requested by Tús Lead Supervisor
  • Receive and review all Tús files on a monthly and quarterly basis and provide feedback to relevant staff.
  • Update the Tús Lead Supervisor and Employment Programmes’ Co-ordinator on work and supervision of staff in respect to work duties

Terms & Conditions of Employment:
Hours of work are 40 per week. Some evening work may be necessary. Leitrim Development Company Terms & Conditions of Employment apply. Leitrim Development Company is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.


Will be in accordance with Point One on the Tús/RSS supervisor pay scale

Application Process:

To apply please download and complete the Application Form and return to no later than 12 Noon on Friday the 11th August .

Applications should be submitted by email only to
A panel may be formed from this recruitment effort, for future vacancies.
Closing date for applications is strictly 11th August 2023 at 12pm.
Late applications will not be considered.

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