Southside Partnership Local Employment Service helps unemployed people in DLR to find work and with career progression.
Our service is free and available to anyone who is job seeking.
We will assist with information on local job vacancies, developing a winning CV, applying for employment and getting training in job seeking skills. We are a professional, client centered service supporting people in their decision making that will prepare them for the workforce and gain sustainable employment.
In 2015, Southside Partnership Local Employment Service assisted 331 clients into mainstream employment. We also provide training courses and access to training courses that lead to suitable employment. We assist with “Welfare to Work” information and provide an extensive information service on incentives and entitlements in the transition to work from Job Seekers Payments.
We have staff who will work one to one with clients to assist to develop a career plan relevant to their skills, experience and career goal.
Southside Partnership Local Employment Service is a “Quality Approved” Service and has achieved the Q Mark since 2006.
Our service in not a ‘one size fits all” approach, it is client focused to meet the needs of each person that registers with the service.
Fiona Burke, Manager, Southside Partnership Local Employment Service.
Working with an Employment Guidance Officer on Career Options and Job Seeking
We work with clients identifying their strengths, their skills and experience and a progression plan that will assist clients to return to the work force. The plan may include; the development of a Professional CV, training in how to apply for work, specific skills training that will give the client certification to work in a specific sector e.g. PSA Licence for Security HACCP for the Food/Hospitality Sector, Safepass/Manual Handling for the Construction Sector. Call into our office and enjoy the experience of the Local Employment Service.
"Southside Partnership Local Employment Service is
the best kept secret in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown & the best delivered service in the county”
states Bernard Fennessy, Jobs Club Facilitator, Southside Partnership Local Employment Service
- Welfare to work information
- Assistance in the transition to employment
- Information on incentives and employment supports
- Return to Education Information and Supports
- Looking at your current situation and assisting clients in the transition
from Welfare Payment into career progression opportunities.