Is seeking to recruitment a Specialist to support the implementation of

The Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP).

First Point of Contact Education, Training & Employment Specialist (Goals 2 & 3); 20 hours per week. To end 2017

The role’s focus is on the delivery of engagement, education & training supports & employment supports to people most distanced from education, training and employment and/or who are to socially excluded communities/groups identified as priorities under SICAP. This key role will act as the first point of contact to the KLP client group and manage the referral process deeper into the organisation.  Development Specialist(s) will be required to concentrate on the following target groups; Children and Families in disadvantaged areas, Lone parents, new communities (including refugees/ asylum seekers), People living in disadvantaged communities, People with disabilities, The Unemployed, Travellers and Young people unemployed living in disadvantaged areas. Particular attention will be paid to the Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET’s), group.

Development Specialists will be required to support the development of engagement strategies that will reach and support the participation of the targets groups above in employment and enterprise programmes. They will also be required to support the development and refinement of a referral process between KLP and other providers in the Education, Training, Employment & Enterprise arena that allow for flows between providers that are visible, understandable and accessible to people who are unemployed in Co. Kilkenny. Specialists will be required to develop and Individual Learning Plan which each client that will support engagement, the focus of the training experience and ensure progression on to mainstream services and/or the labour market. It is expected that in house training programmes will have to be developed, procured and delivered as well as the leveraging of training and development programmes from other providers in the sector.  It is also expected that increased capacity of local groups will deliver greater levels of representation on local, regional and national representative structure relevant to education and training provision to SICAP target groups and communities. Specialists will be required to support the delivery of the Key Performance Indicators attached the Objectives of Goals 2 & 3 of the Programme.  A key task will the management of key client date on to the IRIS (CRM) system.

Key Requirements;

  • 3rd Level Qualification in in a relevant field
  • 3 – 5 years experiment working as a Senior Development Officer in the field of Community Development and in particular Social Inclusion Work.
  • A proven track record in the delivery of programme related targets
  • An excellent working knowledge of the Local Development Sector Education, Training and Employment Services.

Please forward a full CV and letter of application to: Kilkenny LEADER Partnership.  Martin Rafter. Kilkenny LEADER Partnership.  Patricks Court. Patrick St. Kilkenny. Tel:  056 7752111.

Email: Closing date for applications: 5 pm Friday 17/12/2016





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