Kenagh Community Employment Project clg have the following vacancies:

  • Title: Animal Care Assistant
  • Location: The National Animal Centre, Derryglogher, County Longford
  • Reference: #CES-2252414
  • Title: Environmental Worker
  • Location: Derryhaun
  • Reference: #CES -2246037
  • Title: Environmental Worker
  • Location: Newtowncashel Tidy Towns
  • Reference: #CES-2251081

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 during their placement and this will not affect their CE payment.

Duties of Animal Care Assistant post are:

To provide excellent care for all animals at the ISPCA National Animal Centre Derryglogher, Keenagh, Co Longford including health, welfare, exercise also other general duties at the centre as required.

Duties of Environmental Workers post 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

To apply for any of these positions

Please phone Ann on 089-4032559

You can read more about Community Employment here

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

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

 

environmental worker, hedge cutting, litter control, weeding, spraying, mowing, strimming
environmental worker, hedge cutting, litter control, weeding, spraying, mowing, strimming
environmental worker, hedge cutting, litter control, weeding, spraying, mowing, strimming