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Social Inclusion and Community Programs
Galway City partnership

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2023 is co-funded by the Government of Ireland, through the Department of Rural and Community Development, and the European Union.

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018 – 2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014 – 2020.

Tá an Clár Gníomhachtúcháin Pobail agus Cuimsiú Sóisialta (SICAP) 2018 – 2022 maoinithe ag rialtas na hÉireann trí an Roinn Forbartha Tuaithe agus Pobail agus arna chómhaoiniú ag Ciste Sóisialta na hEorpa faoi an Clár um Infhostaitheacht, Cuimsiú agus Foghlaim (PEIL) 2014-2020.

VACANCY: Caseworker – Employment Guidance Officer

Galway Local Area Employment Service

The Local Area Employment Service provides a range of services to support unemployed people (back) into employment or further education and training.

We are recruiting a Case Workers / Employment Guidance Officers to fill immediate vacancies and to form a panel for Galway City and County.

 The ideal candidates will:

  • Provide clients with a confidential, individual career path planning, guidance and counselling service on a caseload basis
  • Maintain the caseload management system as provided by the Department of Social Protection
  • Work as an integrated member of the LAES team and the wider Galway City Partnership team
  • As an essential prerequisite you will demonstrate experience and/or a qualification in the area of  adult guidance or in supporting adult development  
  • Own transport/access to transport and full drivers licence are  essential

Positions  will be based in the Galway City / Galway County area

This is an initial fixed term contract of 2.5 years but may be renewed

Salary scale available upon request.

Recruitment is by Application form only.  For an Application Form and Job Description please go to  and scroll down to GCP News.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th February 2023

Completed application forms to be sent by email only to

All correspondence will be by e-mail.

Galway City Partnership / LAES is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community

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