Ballymun Job Centre are currently recruiting for an Employment Guidance Officers for the Dublin North
Local Area Employment Service (LAES) based in our office in Swords.
Established in 1987 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
The role of the Employment Guidance Officer is to provide career guidance to clients of the BJC LAES
service, develop a Personal Progression Plan, identify any gaps or barriers to progression and support
clients to access education/training and employment opportunities.
This position requires a person with a unique mix of skills that has the capacity to motivate and support
individuals along with the relevant skills and experience in community work. An understanding of issues
around unemployment along with knowledge of the labour market, training and other support structures
for job seekers are key qualities needed.
The ideal person is self-motivated with the capacity to work within a team. They should have a minimum of
one year experience in a similar role and a relevant third level qualification such as in Adult Guidance,
Community Studies, Social Science or equivalent. They should have excellent inter-personal, planning,
organisational, networking and communication skills. The job demands a performance-oriented individual
who defines targets and results from both the qualitative and quantitative angle.
This is a full-time position and is offered on an initial one-year fixed term contract.
Following shortlisting, successful candidates will be invited to attend for interview.
Salary for this position is on a scale between €34,782 and €44,019 depending on experience.
Please forward a letter of application with CV by 5:00pm on Friday 25th August 2023 to:
Sandra Roche, HR Manager, Ballymun Job Centre, Ground Floor Civic Centre, Main Street Ballymun, Dublin 9
or email: email@example.com
The Ballymun Job Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating an environment where all employees feel valued and respected.