JOB DESCRIPTION Job title:       Specialist Employment/Self-employment and Social Enterprise Location:       Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Reporting to:            Chief Executive Responsible for: Engaging with individuals who are unemployed, to move them closer to the labour market and improve work readiness, and support them in accessing employment and self-employment. Providing specific entrepreneurship supports and provision of pre-enterprise interventions. Developing of an employer/employee linkage strategy. Key Responsibilities:
  • Support key target groups in accessing self-employment opportunities and creating Social Enterprises
  • Accessing job seekers who are not on the live register who do not fall within mainstream employment service provision, to move them closer to the labour market and improve work readiness
  • Provide one-to-one business planning to individual’s pre and post-enterprise supports
  • Corroboration of practical systems and procedures proven to assist those in key target groups seeking self-employment opportunities and creating Social Enterprise
  • Fostering of good relations with the individuals, and various stakeholders with a remit in improving employment access
Entry Qualifications: Evidence of relevant Professional Qualifications Knowledge of supports available to assist those seeking self-employment opportunities and creating Social Enterprises Must have demonstrated success in providing supports for transition from unemployment to self-employment Knowledge of the region specifically the business environment and networking Experience of encouraging and supporting entrepreneurship practical pre and post-enterprise supports Strong communication skills, team player, client focused with a high professional attitude Highly motivated and excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines Willingness to work outside of normal office hours Applicants must have full clean driving licence and access to own transport Please forward a full CV and letter of application to: Marie O’Brien, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Ltd, The Showgrounds, Fermoy, Co. Cork no later than 1pm on Friday the 17th of April 2015. Further details can be obtained on website or by calling 025-33411.  Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Limited is an equal opportunities employer fundinglogos