Kenagh Community Employment Project clg have vacancies for Environmental Workers in the following areas:

  • Stonepark – Ref: #CES-2301838
  • Newtowncashel Tidy Towns – Ref: #CES-2291966
  • Kenagh Tidy Towns – Ref: #CES-2291964
Duties of these Environmental Workers posts include but are not limited to:
  • Mowing
  • Strimming
  • Hedgecutting
  • Weeding
  • Litter control
  • General maintenance
  • Any other duties that may arise in the upkeep of the village

The Community Employment Programme (also known as a “CE Scheme”) is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed get back to work by offering part-time and temporary placements in jobs based within local communities.

  • Participants on a CE Scheme can take up other part-time work outside their 19.5 hours and this will not affect their CE payment.
To apply:

Please phone Ann on 089-4032559

Benefits of participating on Community Employment
  • Since January 2022 the minimum weekly payment for new participants based on 19.5 hours worked is €230.50.
  • You can keep your Medical Card
  • You will keep your entitlement to the extra benefits you were getting immediately before going onto CE, provided you continue to satisfy the conditions for these benefits
  • Those on reduced Social Welfare payments receive wages based on the full DSP rate while on CE
  • PRSI paid at Class A8/A9, which counts as a full Class A contribution
  • You may be eligible for the National Childcare Scheme (NCS)
  • Financial support for education & training
  • Development of skills
  • Progress to sustainable full-time employment / self-employment

You can read more about Community Employment here

And a video by Intreo on Community Employment can be viewed here