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Services to Employers information event

employment services event

The Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection in partnership with Waterford Chamber of Commerce and Waterford Chamber Skillnet are presenting a breakfast briefing on Tuesday, 24th October 2017 at 7.45am in the Viking Hotel.

The Department of Social Protection has a vast array of supports in place to help employers.  This breakfast meeting will highlight the many advantages and opportunities that are available for employers to access through the Department of Social Protection. 

Such examples include:

Jobs Plus

A financial subsidy paid to an employer who recruits a candidate who is in receipt of a jobseeker payment.

First Steps Internship

An internship programme that employers can access where they offer an internship of three months to those under the age of 25.  While on the internship, the intern retains their jobseeker payment and get an internship allowance from DEASP.

Recruitment Service

A recruitment service that an employer can access at no cost to them.  DEASP will promote the job vacancy, collect CVs and filter applications for employers.

European Employment Services (EURES)

For those hard to fill vacancies an employer can access the Department’s EURES service at no cost to them.  This allows an employer to recruit from the other countries in the European Economic Area.  Through the EURES service an eligible applicant may be able to get assistance to allow them to relocate to Ireland to take up an employment opportunity

Tea/Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Booking is essential: 

To book please contact Kelly Cummins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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