Job Details

Community Links Support Worker

  • Ref: #CES-2232413
  • Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
  • No of positions: 1
  • Community Employment Programme
  • 19.5 hours per week
  • Community Employment Programme Rates
  • Published On: 05 Aug 2022
  • Closing On: 16 Sep 2022

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department.

You can register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ button or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre.

Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.


This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

This is an active support role - working with the Community Support Worker performing various duties and tasks as necessary.
	To work as part of the staff team and attending team meetings, support and supervision meetings and training as required
	To comply with all Department of Health (Covid 19) restrictions.
	To comply with policies and procedures.
	To maintain strict confidentiality with regard to all aspects of work during and outside working hours.
	To work with and support the work of the Family Support Development Worker in preparing for activities, courses, and programmes.
	Work with the Family Support to outreach and link with the community.
	To carryout duties deemed necessary in the day to day operations of the Family Resource Centre Work.

Please note that CE Workers will be supported and encouraged to avail of training to increase their skills and knowledge

A video on CE can be seen in the ‘What’s Going On’ section of the JobsIreland website, at end of homepage’    


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