Ballymun Job Centre is currently recruiting for the position of Employer Engagement Officer (High Support Service)


Established in 1986 the Ballymun Job Centre Co-operative (BJC) is a local community focused, 

people centred, placement, career guidance and training organisation. Based on a culture of 

excellence and innovation, the BJC provides a range of services and programmes supported by 

local, national and European organisations. The BJC manages a number of projects on behalf of 

the Ballymun Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force aimed at assisting former drug users to access 

education, training or employment. 


As a key member of the BJC guidance and high support services team, the role of the Employer 

Engagement Officer involves identifying employers offering work experience placements, 

employment opportunities and apprenticeships, which match the skills, experience and 

aspirations of clients with a focus on high support clients. The Employer Engagement Officer will 

ensure that they identify and build relationships with employers to update their understanding of 

employer needs and to offer advice to guidance staff and others about employability for clients in 

the current and future labour markets. The person will also add additional value to the high 

support service by helping to develop ways to support service users’ personal development and 

transition to employment. 


The ideal person is self-motivated with the capacity to work within a team environment. He or she 

should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills and a good 

knowledge of ICT systems. The job demands a performance-oriented individual who defines 

targets and results from both the qualitative and quantitative angle and can influence others. 

The person should have a strong sales background and at least two years’ experience in an Employer 

Engagement or Recruitment role and be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively manage and 

maximize vacancy opportunities with new and existing employers. They should also have an 

understanding of both the employment market and the needs of employers along with an 

understanding of the needs of disadvantaged job seekers, particularly those recovering from drug 

and alcohol issues. 


The person should have a willingness to travel and work flexibly, and hold a full clean driving licence 

and have access to their own transport. A relevant third level qualification while not essential 

would be an advantage. 


Following shortlisting, successful candidates will be invited to attend for interview. Garda Vetting 

will be required on appointment. 


This position is funded by the Ballymun Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force and will initially be 

offered on a one year fixed term contract. Salary is on a scale between €34,493 and €44,527 

depending on experience. 

To apply

Please forward a letter of application with CV by 5pm on Friday 15th April 2022 to:

Sandra Roche, HR Manager, Ballymun Job Centre, Ground Floor Civic Centre, Main Street Ballymun, Dublin 9 or email

The Ballymun Job Centre is an equal opportunities employer.