Job Opportunity: TÚS SUPERVISOR


Description:  Tús Supervisor

Location:       To be confirmed

Reporting:    CEO

Managing a large team of 20 Tús scheme participants across a wide geographical area of north Cork, in line with both organisational policy and the requirements of the Tús Scheme, as regulated by the Department of Social Protection

General Key Responsibilities:

To schedule, supervise, support and manage participants, in partnership with local community groups;

To schedule programmes of work and projects in partnership with local community groups;

To develop and maintain a good working relationship with each community liaison officer; To maintain community project records; To match participants to suitable work programmes To establish and maintain an effective system of communications with all scheme participants;

To ensure that appropriate administrative systems are in place and communicated to all relevant staff;

To recruit participants and to manage all associated administration,

To produce regular progress reports for the CEO;

To make recommendations on materials and to monitor and record material use for their scheme;

To operate within the materials budget allocated;

To organise, with the Tús Administrator and CEO, the matching of participants to work programmes, based on their skills, knowledge and geographical location;

To ensure that all Tús work done complies with both organisational and statutory health and safety regulations and legislation. Any other duties commensurate with the post.

Eligibility Criteria:


To be eligible to apply for one of these positions, you must meet the following criteria: Continuously unemployed for at least 12 months and ‘signing’ full-time In receipt of a jobseekers payment from the Department of Social Protection for at least 12 months (including Jobseekers Benefit) In receipt of jobseekers allowance at time of application Be fully unemployed

Please check with your local social welfare office in advance of applying if you are unsure. Person Specification

Full clean driving licence

Excellent Organisation Skills

Excellent computer skills

Report  writing skills

At least 3 years previous experience in managing:

People, Projects,  Budgets

In addition, the following is required: A relevant 3rd level qualification A minimum of 5 years experience in administration management and experience of working in a marketing role


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