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We are currently recruiting a Community Employment Supervisor for Ardeen Cheshire Services in Wicklow.

The Ardeen Cheshire Home Community Employment Scheme is based in Shillelagh, Co. Wicklow. Ardeen Cheshire Home provides residential and respite services to people with both physical and neurological conditions. Our vision is to support people to live their best possible life and our values are underpinned by a person centered, rights-based approach.

The post and project are funded by the Department of Social Protection. This is a full-time post of 39 hours per week. New entrants will be placed on the first point of the appropriate salary scale.


To ensure the effective and efficient management and co-ordination of the human, financial and material resources of the CE Scheme and report to the sponsoring committee on its implementation. A core aspect of the role is to support and coach CE participants towards gaining the skills, competencies, and qualifications in preparation for employment.

Key Areas of the role includes Administration, Training & Development, Human Resources, Scheme Management, Financial Monitoring and Programme and Training Monitoring, Progression of CE Participants.


Successful candidates should have a knowledge and understanding of the role of the CE Supervisor as it pertains to project management and programme delivery. Candidates should display responsibility, commitment, and motivation to implement the objectives of the CE Programme. Candidates should have previous supervisory and people management experience relevant to the post (3 years minimum) and previous experience in Administration, Project Management and/or Training or other relevant positions. Interpersonal skills including effective communication skills, competent report writing skills, experience of working with vulnerable individuals and job-seekers, Capable of directing, motivating, coaching and mentoring jobseekers. Ability to work under the direction of the Sponsoring Organisation for the effective implementation of the CE Programme in line with the CE Operational Procedures.

  • CE Supervisor candidates (including temporary replacements) must evidence competency in one or more of the following areas: Business/Financial Administration, Communication & Interpersonal Skills, Training, Human Resources, People Management, ICT skills (e.g. Microsoft Office) and Payroll. Candidates should have 3 years supervisory experience and a major 3rd level qualification (NFQ level 6 or higher) is desirable for the role.”





Closing Date: 14th of JUNE 2023

Ref Code: CESS/Ard/PER/Mar22


Cheshire Ireland provides individualised supports to adults with physical, sensory and neurological disabilities with a medium and high level of need throughout Ireland. Cheshire Ireland is an equal opportunity employer.

All successful candidates will be subject to vetting by the Garda Vetting Unit.

For further information go to www.cheshire.ie

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Have you Major Award at 3rd Level of NFQ Level 6 or higher, preferably in Business/Financial Administration, Training, Human Resources, Project Management.
Have you 3 years experience in a Supervisory role?
Have you ICT skills (e.g. MS Office)?
Do you hold a full drivers licence?

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