Obair/Local Employment Service Network

Obair Local Employment Service
See the Staff Contact Page for Contact Details

Obair/Local Employment Service Network (LESN) provides a

free information, guidance and support service to people who are unemployed in Galway City and in receipt of a payment from the Department of Social Protection (DSP). If you have been out of work for some time and don’t know how or where to start looking for work, training or educational opportunities, then why not let LESN help you along the way.

The service may provide:

  • Information on employment, education & training options
  • One to one support sessions
  • CV preparation
  • Assistance with application forms
  • Interview preparation
  • Referrals to other appropriate agencies in Galway City

Dept. of Social Protection Presentation (Audio)

Dept. Social Protection Presentation (No Audio)

Useful Links

National LES locations


Client Application Form Handout (PDF*)

Client CV Handout & Action Words (PDF*)

Client Interview Questions Handout (PDF*)

Client Interview Tips Handout (PDF*)

Covering Letter Handout & Template (PDF*)

CV Form (Word**)

LES Regular Template CV Blank (Word**)

Dept Social Protection

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** Download Open Office (it’s free – open source) to read the Word document here:Open Office