Local Employment Service 

Southside Partnership Local Employment Service helps unemployed people in DLR to find work and with career progression. 
Our service is free, confidential and available to anyone who is job seeking.

 Breaking Out of the Welfare Trap Booklet 2017   

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.

Over a 5 year period (2012 - 2016) we assisted 1278 individuals into 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.

CV Guidelines (click here)

Interview Preparation Tips (click here)

Working with an Employment Guidance Officer on Career Options and Job Seeking

employment support

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.


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 "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.


Skills for Employment 

Job Club

Find out more about our Job Club

Jobs Expo 2017

The Southside Partnership Local Employment Service ran a very successful Jobs Expo in the Town Hall Dun Laoghaire on 26th July.

The event was extremely well attended with very positive feedback from both employers and attendees, many noting in particular the warm, welcoming and dynamic atmosphere.

Employers and recruitment agencies attending included:  Tesco Ireland, SSE Airtricity, SAP Landscaping, Servisource, ASL Safety, Home Instead, CPL Recruitment, Sodexo, CareLink and Employability Dublin. 

This event will be followed by a Careers Week from 9th to 13th October - more details to follow.