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JOBSEEKERS NEWSLETTER

RURAL EMPLOYMENT SERVICE (RES)


The RES is a free & confidential service providing 1 to 1 advice and support to help you enter or re-enter employment, explore education/training opportunities or become self-employed.
  • Developing a career plan
  • Help & support with CVs and preparing for interviews
  • Help to improve social skills and promote personal development
  • Support in looking and applying for education/training opportunities
  • Help & support in starting a business and applying for Back to Work Enterprise Allowance or Short-Term Enterprise Allowance

We are currently continuing to work remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions and can be contacted via emails and mobile phone.

Finn Fitzgerald              ffitzgerald@wlr.ie             087 759 1951
Eddie O'Shaughnessy  eoshaughnessy@wlr.ie    087 653 5156
Dee Collins                   dcollins@wlr.ie                 087 918 5557
Adrienne O'Connell      aoconnell@wlr.ie              087 277 3294

Follow us on Facebook for daily employment and training updates
https://www.facebook.com/RES-144618922850869/

SITUATIONS VACANT - Newspapers
Applications for the above position to be sent to The Weekly Observer, Maiden Street, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick with the box number stated on the envelope
Applications for the above position to be sent to The Weekly Observer, Maiden Street, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick with the box number stated on the envelope
SITUATIONS VACANT - Online
Warehouse Operative, Limerick
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=warehouse%20operative%20power%20providers%20ltd&l&advn=2591744020319332&vjk=9fc9f1995db8ca3c
Experienced Business Administrator, Limerick
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=experienced%20business%20administrator%20SEAKEL&l=Limerick&advn=3888050220624179&vjk=ce1b81baf07a352f
Warehouse Operator, All Star Logistics, Newcastle West
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=Warehouse%20operator&l=Newcastle%20West%2C%20County%20Limerick&advn=1886766681143948&vjk=77dc3bd714792803
Waiting Staff, The Old Stand, Shanagolden
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=waiting%20staff%20the%20old%20stand&l=Shanagolden%2C%20County%20Limerick&advn=7254809346735659&vjk=e97df6911e172403
Logistics Administrator, Limerick
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=Logisitcs%20Administrator&l=Limerick&vjk=10623f6bd365b740
Web/Office Administrator, Limerick
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=Web%20%2F%20Office%20Administrator%20Jack%20Fitzgerald&l=Limerick&vjk=e1159b9e9b9e37cd
Cleaning Operative, Newcastle West
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=Cleaning%20Operative%20grosvenor&l=Newcastle%20West%2C%20County%20Limerick&vjk=4b721fdb3fd76492
Forklift Quarry Operative, Limerick
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=Forklift%20Quarry&l=Limerick&vjk=b125813c495d165d
General Operative, Adare
https://ie.indeed.com/jobs?q=Cleaning%20Operative%20grosvenor&l=Adare%2C%20County%20Limerick&vjk=5193af6ae8f388f2
EMPLOYMENT SCHEMES - TUS
The Tús initiative is a community work placement scheme providing short-term working opportunities for unemployed people. The work opportunities are to benefit the community and are provided by community and voluntary organisations. 
To be eligible to participate in the Tús scheme you must:
  • Have been continuously unemployed for at least 12 months and "signing on" on a full-time basis; and
  • Have been receiving a jobseeker's payment (Jobseeker's Benefit or Jobseeker's Allowance) from the Department of Social Protection for at least 12 months; and
  • Be currently receiving Jobseeker's Allowance
Tus placements are organised thru the DSP, however you can also self-refer.
For further information contact the Tús office on 069 77752. 
If you would like support to apply for a Tús position call Dee at West Limerick Resources on 069 62222
Placement Location Area Description of Work
Abbey AFC Abbeyfeale Club and grounds maintenance
Sue Ryder Charity shop Abbeyfeale Retail
SVDP Charity Shop Abbeyfeale Retail
Clonshire Adare Horses/ Dogs
Adare Golf Club Adare Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Adare Manor Fields Adare General Maintenance / Caretaker
Kilcolman Community Creche Ardagh Administration
Kilcolman Community Creche Ardagh Maintenance/Grass Cutting etc
Newcastle West Golf Club (Ardagh) Ardagh Administration
Newcastle West Golf Club (Ardagh) Ardagh Maintenance 
West Limerick Resources Hub Askeaton Support Worker
Athea Tidy towns Athea Village upkeep and tidy towns work
Ballyhahill Village Ballyhahill Village upkeep and tidy towns work
Ballyhahill GAA Club Ballyhahill Club and grounds maintenance
Castlemahon Comm. Dev Castlemahon Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Ballyhahill Village Ballyhahill Village upkeep and tidy towns work
Ballyhahill GAA Club Ballyhahill Club and grounds maintenance
Ballysteen Sportsfield Ballysteen General Maintenance
Ballysteen Tidy Towns Ballysteen Village upkeep & tidy towns work
Clarina Resource Centre Clarina Upkeep of Community Centre
An t-Ionad Glas Organic College Dromcollogher Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Dromcollogher Day Centre Dromcollogher Cleaner 
Dromcollogher GAA Pitch Dromcollogher Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Brothers of Charity, Feohanagh Feohanagh Support Activities
Brothers of Charity, Feohanagh Feohanagh Driver/Maintenance
Foynes & District Community Council Foynes General Maintenance/ Caretaker
Brothers of Charity Foynes Support Worker
Brothers of Charity Foynes Care Assistant
Glin Development Association Glin Village upkeep and tidy towns work
Glin GAA Glin Club and grounds maintenance
Bleach Lough Kildimo Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Kildimo Comm. Dev. Kildimo Tidy village / Hall Caretaker / Grass cutting 
Kilfinny Comm. Dev. Kilfinny, Adare Tidy village / Hall Caretaker / Graveyard maint.
Kilmeedy After School Kilmeedy Child Care support for After Schools
Knockaderry Comm. Dev. Knockaderry General Graveyard Maintenance / Tidy Towns
Loughill Dev. Association Loughill General Maintenance / Caretaker
Mountcollins Community Hall Mountcollins Hall maintenance
Back2New Community Upcycling Newcastle West Upcycling furniture/fabric
Back2New Community Upcycling Newcastle West Office administration/photography
Cluid Housing Newcastle West Building Maintenance / Garden Maintenance
Desmond Complex Newcastle West Cleaner/Kitchen role
Desmond Complex Newcastle West Meet and Greet role
Desmond Complex Newcastle West Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Brothers of Charity, NCW Newcastle West Driver/Maintenance
Desmond Crèche Newcastle West Childcare support worker
Mobile Squad Newcastle West General Maintenance
Newcastlewest AFC Club Newcastle West Maintenance / Grass cutting etc.
Newcastlewest St David’s G/Yard Newcastle West General Graveyard Maintenance / Caretaker
NCW Mens Shed Newcastle West Caretaker
SVDP Charity Shop Newcastle West Retail
NCBI Charity Shop Newcastle West Retail
West Limerick 102fm Newcastle West Radio Programming / Research
Rathfredagh Cheshire Home Rathfredagh/Castlemahon Maintenance
Rathfredagh Cheshire Home Rathfredagh/Castlemahon Support Activities
Vincent’s Charity shop Rathkeale Sales Assistant
Tournafulla Community Centre Tournafulla Cleaner
EMPLOYMENT SCHEME - Community Employment
Community Employment (CE) Scheme positions are developmental opportunities and no prior experience is necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to you during your placement.Position details are advertised on www.jobsireland.ie
Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for a vacancy.
Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over for the Childcare, Health & Social Care sectors and 25 years or over for all other areas. Applicants must be in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more. Further information regarding the CE Scheme is also available on the Citizens Information website.
For additional vacancies and for further details on positions shown visit www.jobsireland.ie

 
Location Job Title Organisation/Venue Job Ref. Number
Abbeyfeale Groundsperson Fr Caseys Templeglantine GAA CES 2132668
Abbeyfeale Sports Grounds Worker Fr Caseys Templeglantine GAA CES 2132667
Abbeyfeale Administrator Fr Caseys Templeglantine GAA CES 2127857
Adare Residential Care Home  Worker Alzheimer Society of Ireland CES 2136335
Adare Administrator Alzheimer Society of Ireland CES 2136324
Ardagh General Maintenance Ardagh Development Co. Limited CES 2135130
Ballingarry Environmental Worker Glenquin Connello Development CES 2132958
Ballingarry Groundsperson Glenquin Connello Development CES 2132080
Ballingarry House Keeper Glenquin Connello Development CES 2133733
Ballybrown Groundsman/Caretaker Limerick GAA Jobs Creation Centre CES 2111099
Broadford Kitchen Assistant Broadford CES 2110021
Broadford Childcare Assistant Broadford CES 2122405
Coolcappagh Maintenance Person Ardagh Development Co. Limited CES 2120537
Creeves General Operative Ardagh Development Co. Limited CES 2127930
Dromcollogher Childcare Dromcollogher CES 2121237
Dromcollogher Driver Dromcollogher/Broadford CE Scheme
Dromcollogher Health Centre
CES 2132225
Dromcollogher Environmental Worker Dromcollogher/Broadford CE Scheme
Broadford
CES 2120907
Dromcollogher Environmental Worker Dromcollogher/Broadford CE Scheme
Dromcollogher
CES 2117567
Dromcollogher Environmental Worker Dromcollogher/Broadford CE Scheme
Raheen
CES 2118571
Dromcollogher Day Care Worker Dromcollogher/Broadford CE Scheme
Dromcollogher Enterprise Centre
CES 2120905
Garryowen Care Worker Alzheimer Society of Ireland CES 2136308
Garryowen Childcare Assistant St Johns Preschool CES 2110023
Glin Maintenance Worker Glin Homes for the Elderly Ltd CES 2134229
Mungret Driver/Escort Enable Ireland CES 2131037
Rathfredagh Driver Rathfredagh Cheshire Home CES 2134204
Rathkeale Soccer Grounds Maintenance Person Rathkeale Community Council Development Assoc Ltd CES 2135839
Rathkeale Caretaker for Handball Club Rathkeale Community Council Development Assoc Ltd CES 2135853
Rathkeale General Maintenance Person Rathkeale Community Council
Development Assoc Ltd
CES 2135849
TRAINING
LIMERICK & CLARE EDUCATION & TRAINING BOARD
Due to the current Covid-19 situation please check the following websites regarding education and training courses

www.fetchcourses.ie
www.learningandskills.ie
www.lcetb.ie
 
Limerick & Clare Education & Training Board
If you’ve got more time on your hands during the COVID19 emergency, perhaps you’re thinking of undertaking an online Further Education and Training course?
The LCETB Information, Recruitment and Guidance Support Service is here to help and ready to take your call. The team can provide you with info on courses currently available, including those online. They can also support you to make informed choices around your education, training, career and employment opportunities.
Call the team today on FREEPHONE 1800 70 70 77.
Leave a short message and they will get right back to you.  They are also online. Fill up the enquiry form on the website learningandskills.ie or send an e-mail to coursechoices@lcetb.ie
DEASP PAYMENTS DURING COVID-19

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection have a range of measures to provide income support to people affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). For the latest information log onto www.gov.ie/deaspcovid19  or click on the link below
 https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/4cf0e2-covid-19-coronavirus-information-for-employers-and-employees-test/?referrer=/en/publication/0b6a34-advice-for-employers-and-employees/


Additional up to date information available is available on the Citizens Advice website
https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/
ADDITIONAL WEST LIMERICK RESOURCES SUPPORTS
JOB CLUB
The Job Club works with "job ready" people who seek training and advice on job seeking skills.
 This service will help you to plan, actively seek and secure realistic work opportunities by providing individual or group support and guidance sessions in all areas relating to looking for a job, particularly the preparation of CV's, cover letters and interview techniques.  
The club is open to unemployed people of all ages and works with a wide range of people from all backgrounds. Job Club membership is free and confidential.
This is a Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection service, fully funded by the Department, and delivered under contract for and on behalf of the Department. 

For further information contact
Helen Larkin                                           
069 77664                                             
087 147 2330                          
hlarkin@wlr.ie     

Nicole Seaward
069 77664
087 095 7653                             
 nseaward@wlr.ie
Job Club are funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Tá Clubanna Poist maoinithe ag Rialtas na hÉireann tríd an Roinn Gnóthaí Fostaíochta aguCoimirce Sóisialaí


 
 
ENTERPRISE SUPPORT
Are you interested in Starting Your Own Business?

If you are getting certain social welfare payments and you would like to become self-employed, the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) lets you keep a portion or all of your payment for up to 2 years while you establish your business.  To determine if you are eligible for the scheme, contact your Jobs Facilitator at your local Department of Social Protection office.
Once eligibility is confirmed, West Limerick Resources will assist you with your BTWEA application.  You will also be advised on creating a business plan, tax registration, obtaining insurance etc.
A Start Your Own Business Course and additional training is also provided free of charge including:
  • Steps to Starting a Business
  • Market Research and Preparing a Marketing Plan 
  • Bookkeeping Basics for Small Business Start-ups
  • Health and Safety Statements, Legislation & Guidelines
  • Social Media Solutions for Small Business

For further information contact
Brenda Heath
Enterprise Officer
069 66297     
087 766 9952
bheath@wlr.ie
VOLUNTEER LIMERICK
Volunteering gives you the opportunity to gain experience and develop new skills while helping your community.  Your jobseekers allowance will not be affected if you volunteer, as long as you remain available to take up paid employment. 
 A full list of volunteering opportunities are available on http://www.volunteerlimerick.ie/

For further information contact
Paul Moriarty                                                           
pmoriarty@wlr.ie                                                     
or paul@volunteerlimerick.ie                                     
087 118 5984                                                                          
 
Geraldine Clancy
gclancy@wlr.ie
087 738 7481
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