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 no later than 5pm on Friday the 1st September 2017

Further details can be obtained on 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.