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Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme

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.

Obair/Local Employment Service Network

Unfortunately during the present Covid 19 restrictions we are unable to meet face to face but are still providing our service by phone or e-mail

Do you want to return to work education or take up that training course?

The Local Employment Service can give you the support and guidance you need. We are here to help you get back into employment through one to one career guidance, information and training, education options and employment opportunities that suit you. 

 

 Employment Guidance supports

  • Exploring employment options
  • One to one guidance support
  • Career planning
  • Job / training/ education supports
  • Funding assistance for specific job related training (based on meeting funding criteria)

Job Search Resources

  • CV and cover letter preparation
  • Interview skills & mock Interview coaching
  • Access to IT facilities to pursue employment opportunities
  • Job applications tips and techniques
  • Job searching support

Information Service

  • Local education & training opportunities
  • Information and referral to Community Employment and Tús schemes
  • Advice on Return to work, self employment, further education /training options and social welfare entitlements and incentives

Employer supports

We provide a service to employers, helping with recruitment up-skilling , access to employer incentives and highly suitable applicants.

Our services are tailored to the needs of the individual and employer and are available free of charge.

If you are ready to take the next step on the road to work, education or training, why not call us today to register. The Service is free, confidential and community based.

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

If you are out of work and don’t know how or where to start looking for employment, training or educational opportunities, then why not let Obair, the Local Employment Service, help you along the way.

Our service is free, respectful and client focussed and all meetings are held in private.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL OFFICE

Please Note: If you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance / Benefit, the Dept. of Employment Affairs & Social Protection will send you to us if deemed appropriate.

Local Employment Service Offices:

  • 108 Bohermore, Galway Phone: 091-566617 email: leigh@gcples.ie
  • Ballybane Resource Centre, Ballybane Rd. Galway email: vikky@gcples.ie
  • Westside Community Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Rd., Galway.
    Ph. 091-581955 email: mcarr@gcples.ie

The service may provide:

  • Information & Referrals to Employment, Training & Education
  • 1 to 1 Employment Guidance Service & Support Sessions
  • Assistance with Job Applications
  • CV Preparation
  • Interview Preparation
  • ‘Jobs-Net’ Internet Job Searching

The service may provide:

  • Information & Referrals to Employment, Training & Education
  • 1 to 1 Employment Guidance Service & Support Sessions
  • Assistance with Job Applications
  • CV Preparation
  • Interview Preparation
  • ‘Jobs-Net’ Internet Job Searching
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