Closing Date – Thursday 8th June 2023 @ 12.00 noon

Duration: To 31st March 2025

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Job Purpose: To support and assist “Economically Inactive” women into employment, further education, and/or training.

Location: Dungannon

Hours: 30 hours per week

Rate of pay: £17.09 per hour. NJC SO1.24

This post is subject to funding

Main Aim of Post: To coordinate all aspects of the REAP Project, including:

  1. Recruiting 100 women who are Economically Inactive per annum;
  2. Developing strategies for overcoming barriers to employment;
  3. Identifying training needs and co-ordinate training for participants;
  4. Developing individual Development Plans for each participant;
  5. To be successful in guiding a minimum of 20 Economically Inactive women into employment per annum;
  6. Developing a Job Club, and;
  7. Mentoring participants to succeed in gaining employment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To be familiar with the aims and objectives of the REAP Project and to develop strategies for implementing the Project Coordinator role.
  • To provide support and guidance in relation to attending interviews and assist clients in applying for employment including completion of application forms for employment.
  • To meet with programme participants regularly to identify training needs and progression routes into employment.
  • To engage with women in the target group to identify and address the barriers to engagement and to provide mentoring and support.
  • To liaise with employers and recruitment agencies to identify employment opportunities.
  • To organise and arrange “work taster” sessions
  • To monitor and review outcomes and report as required, in conjunction with Quality Assurance.
  • To directly promote and raise the profile of the Programme with all appropriate internal and external stakeholders.
  • To collate qualitative and quantitative information for First Steps Women’s Centre and external agencies.
  • To maintain contact with clients during and up to 6 months after completion.
  • To develop partnership with other organisations in order to identify progression routes into employment.
  • To liaise with staff within FSWC in order to identify potential clients.
  • To complete “Better Off” calculations for women seeking employment.

General Duties

  1. To actively promote and raise the profile of FSWC and the services it provides at every opportunity.
  2. Ensure that all Health and Safety requirements are implemented in respect of yourself, Staff & Service Users, in accordance with FSWC policies and Procedures and in line with statutory requirements.
  3. To comply with and actively promote all FSWC policies and procedures.

To download an application pack, please click the the following links:

Job Application - PDF or MS Word
Monitoring Form - PDF or MS Word

Closing Date – Thursday 8th June 2023 @ 12.00 noon

Please note: This job description will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances and may include other duties and responsibilities as may be determined. It is not intended to be rigid or inflexible, but should be regarded as providing guidelines within which the individual works.

First Steps Women’s Centre operates a “No Smoking” Policy and all employees MUST comply with this.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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This Project is part-funded by the European Union and the Department of Employment and Learning