Job title: TÚS Supervisor

Location: Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG.

Reporting to: C.E.O

Responsible for: Managing a team of up to 25 Tús scheme participants across a wide geographical area (Fermoy, Blarney, Mallow) in line with both organisational policy and the requirements of the Tús initiative.

General Key Responsibilities: To animate and support communities in devising appropriate work placement plans and ensure the successful placement and management of the Tús initiative participants;

  • To schedule, supervise, support and manage participants, in partnership with local community groups;
  • To schedule programmes of work and projects in partnership with local community groups;
  • To develop and maintain a good working relationship with each community liaison officer;
  • To maintain community project records;
  • To match participants to suitable work programmes and devise progression strategies for all participants;
  • To establish and maintain an effective system of communications with all scheme participants and Local organisations and employers;
  • To ensure that appropriate administrative systems are in place and communicated to all relevant staff;
  • To recruit participants and to manage all associated administration, in conjunction with the Tús Supervisors and C.E.O;
  • To produce regular progress reports for the C.E.O;
  • To make recommendations on materials and to monitor and record material use for their scheme;
  • To operate within the materials budget allocated;
  • To organise, with the Tús Supervisors and C.E.O, the matching of participants to work programmes, based on their skills, knowledge and geographical location;
  • To ensure that all Tús work done complies with both Organisational policy, Health and Safety regulations and Statutory employment legislation.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the post.

Person Specification:

  • An ability to relate to and support participants and be empathetic to the needs of unemployed people
  • An understanding of the needs of community organisations and knowledge of community activities and work
  • The ability to manage situations where conflict arises
  • Full clean driving license and access to own transport
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in written form
  • Excellent Organisation skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills

Please forward a full CV and letter of application to: Vincent O’Flynn, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG, The Mill Castletownroche, Co. Cork or vincent@avondhublackwater.com no later than 5pm on Friday the 1st September 2017

Further details can be obtained on www.avondhublackwater.com/ website or by calling 022-46580.

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG is an equal opportunities employer. Applications may be shortlisted. Garda clearance will apply. A panel may be formed through this competition.

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