• Contract
  • Cavan
  • Salary:
    €27,870 - €28,870
  • Job Ref:
    JO5090

Website mymrecruit MYM Recruitment

Make Your Move

MYM Recruitment are delighted to be working with our sister company Network Personnel.  Due to demand they wish to appoint a suitably experienced Key Worker to support unemployed clients on the MORE programme.  As Key Worker, you will provide an advocacy/mentoring support service on our ESF (European Social Fund) funded MORE (Migrant Opportunities for Reskilling and Employment) programme.

MORE is a support programme for migrants across counties Cavan and Monaghan, which combines a typical employability programme with additional support, removing significant health/socio-economic barriers to participation and employment.

Key Duties/Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Market and promote the MORE programme across Cavan and Monaghan, developing and maintaining effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships
  • Contribute to a team target of recruiting min 12 participants to the programme, per quarter
  • Actively manage a caseload of participants on both a one-to-one and group basis (to include delivery of workshops) ensuring individual learning and employment needs are addressed and appropriate support is in place or signposting as required
  • Conduct detailed assessments of participant need/barriers, agreeing an individual support plan (proposing interventions/signposting options to address health and socio-economic issues as well as education, employment & training needs)
  • Work directly with participants focusing on engagement and mentoring, promotion and achievement of positive employment, training and education outcomes
  • Assist participants with career-mapping, job-search activities, CV planning, interview techniques- providing information, advice and guidance on learning, work and other relevant outcomes
  • Identify and coordinate a range of participant employment and selection strategies (for example work experience, employer introductions) ensuring a minimum of 20% participants progress towards employment
  • Accurately report performance and activity to the MORE Programme Co-ordinator
  • Prepare and present written and verbal reports, as and when requested
  • General administration duties to cover leave/support other staff in the offices
  • Adhere to and uphold Network Personnel’s Code of Conduct, policies, procedures and values at all times

Essential Criteria:

  • Leaving Cert (or equivalent) with a min C or above in 5 subjects to include English.
  • Demonstrable experience working with unemployed and/or individuals who are disadvantaged/furthest removed from the labour market
  • Demonstrable track record of consistently having met and exceeding targets
  • Experience of working with and building relationships with external stakeholders
  • Experience of assessing need & developing individual support action plans (ensuring SMART actions are implemented and reviewed on a regular basis)
  • Strong knowledge and ability to use various IT packages including Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to coach, mentor and motivate others
  • Ability to persuade, influence and negotiate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills with ability to manage workload and prioritise essential/key tasks independently
  • Full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes or ability to demonstrate alternative method of being able to fulfill any travel related duties of the role.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully engaging and working with migrants
  • Fluency in one or more other languages (in addition to English)

Fixed Term to 31st October 2025

This role will close Monday 19th February at 12pm.

Job Contact:
Helen

To express your interest in this job email your CV and cover letter/note in Word format only highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria to team@mymrecruitment.com. Please also include the Job Reference number and the Job Title.

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