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Social Inclusion and Community Programs
Galway City partnership
“The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) is co-funded by the Irish Government, through the Department of Rural and Community Development, and the European Social Fund Plus under the Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training (EIST) Programme 2021 -2027.”
“Tá an Clár um Chuimsiú Sóisialta agus Gníomhachtú Pobail (SICAP) cómhaoinithe ag Rialtas na hÉireann, tríd an Roinn Forbartha Tuaithe agus Pobail, agus Ciste Sóisialta na hEorpa Plus faoin gClár Fostaíochta, Cuimsiú, Scileanna agus Oiliúna (EIST) 2021 -2027.”

VACANCY: Employer Liaison Officer

Galway City Partnership

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.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Link directly with employers in Galway City and County, advocating on behalf of clients, and developing strong links with local employers
  • Providing Employers with information on incentives to recruit candidates from the live register.
  • Provide clients with a confidential, individual career path planning, and in-employment support 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  human resources / adult guidance or working in a supportive role with both clients and employers
  • 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 1 year but may be renewed


For a detailed Job Description please go to  and scroll down to GCP News.

Salary is based on a 19 point incremental Project Officer Scale, starting at point 1: €34,531 up to €64,038.  New staff begin at point one of the scale.


Apply with a CV and Cover Letter outlining your relevant experience to  

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 26th May 2023

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


Galway City partnership
Community Development
The Dormant Funds Account
Pobal - Government Supporting Communities

Galway City Partnership clg (GCP) is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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.

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