Our employment service aims to guide you towards the right supports depending on your needs and circumstances, be it unemployed or perhaps in need of short term job specific training and help to apply for jobs.
SECAD’s dedicated and experienced team of four employment officers, can provide targeted intensive support in the form of advice and guidance, education or training to better equip you as a jobseeker to avail of job opportunities including training and/or work placements and facilitate your return to employment or self- employment. Services are delivered at SECAD’s hubs with community partners in Midleton, Macroom, Ballincollig, Carrigaline, Youghal, Cobh and Blarney.
Who does SECAD Partnership aim to deliver employment support services to?
SECAD specifically targets support towards people returning to employment and furthest removed from labour market including Long-Term Unemployed (LTU) and people experiencing issues ranging from literacy, mental health challenges and other barriers.
Additionally, we have targeted supports for people;
- Finishing employment schemes such as Tús, Community Employment (CE) schemes and the Job Path programme to help bridge the transition to from work placement to employment.
- Unemployed people including, those over fifty as well as under twenty five.
- People out of the workforce for extended periods (eg. homemakers), not necessarily in receipt of a social welfare payment but in need of information or support to return to work and or training.
SECAD’s employment support team also actively works with local community services and stakeholders including local Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection offices, adult education networks, family resource centres etc. to make links to best support clients. This support includes helping you to write an effective CV and to prepare for interviews.
Our service is impartial, non- judgemental and confidential. We would be happy to have a chat to determine if our service is right for you. Click below to find out more.