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Coordinator Position


The Company

EmployAbility Roscommon, trading as Co. Roscommon Supported Employment Service CLG, is a Not- For- Profit Company. It is funded by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to provide a supported employment service, which supports job seekers with disabilities to find employment and assists employers to implement workplace inclusion practices and policies. The company works collaboratively with disability services, voluntary services, state agencies, and private and public sector employers.

The Coordinator has responsibility for overall management of the project. This includes Human Resources, and Financial management, and supervision of a team of 8 staff. The Coordinator reports to a Board of Directors and to local Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection officers.
The role requires someone with experience of working within the field of social inclusion and who has general management skills including HR, Finance, Health & Safety, Promotion and Marketing, Compliance, and GDPR. The role requires someone with excellent IT skills in Microsoft 365 and social Media.

The Coordinator role is a Fixed Term contract based on a 39-hour working week and is subject to annual funding. Salary is in line with DEASP scale.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

        Plan, organise, deliver, and review services to clients of Employability Roscommon.

        Liaise with relevant agencies (Statutory and Voluntary) and employers, to ensure successful outcomes for clients.

        Manage client referrals for the service.

        Publicise the work of EmployAbility Roscommon to encourage participation of clients and employers.

        Develop links between relevant agencies and employer bodies.

        Maintain all records including staff records, in a manner, which is consistent with best practice.

        Identify areas for further expansion of the service.

        Strategically plan the development of the service to its full potential

        Be aware of developments in the employment sector with particular emphasis on employment for people with disabilities at Government, national and regional level.

        Prepare monthly financial and operational reports for funders.

        Compile and submit annual Business Plan to funders

        Prepare annual accounts for Company Registration Office audit with company Auditors.

        Work with Company Secretary to update Companies Registration Office of any Company changes.

        Ensure Company tax affairs are in order.

        Ensure compliance with Health & Safety policy and procedures.

        Provide direction, support, performance monitoring, professional supervision, and leadership to staff.

        Identify staff training and development needs.

        Assist with monitoring and evaluation of the project.

        Keep Company Chairperson updated regularly regarding developments.

        Present reports to Company Board Meetings

        Administration of all software for set up of new users and maintenance of accounts.

        Carry out any other function relevant to the position of co-ordinator as indicated from time to time.

        A high level of professionalism is required for this post, and confidentiality is of utmost importance.

Essential Requirements:

        Fully licensed with access to reliable transport

        Flexibility in relation to hours and travel locations within County Roscommon and nationally.

        Level 7 Degree in Business, Public Policy, or equivalent in a related discipline.

        Good knowledge of policy and legislation in relation to Disability and Employment.

        Some experience in a similar role.

        Excellent conflict resolution skills

        Good understanding of financial budgets and reporting mechanisms.

        A professional attitude and self-motivated approach.

        Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

        Confident, self-motivated, innovative, and able to work under pressure.

        Good team leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate all members of the team.

        Report writing and analytical writing skills.


        Marketing and PR employment experience

        Knowledge and understanding of issues of unemployment, inequality, social exclusion, and their impact on individuals.

        Experience of supporting people into employment

        Law, Data Protection Legislation, Charities Act and Charities Regulatory Authority standards

        Excellent facilitation, collaboration, communication, and negotiation skills

        High level of professional knowledge of Corporate Governance, Company Law, Employment Law.

Application should be made by submitting current Curriculum Vitae addressed to the Chairperson to:

or by post to:

The Chairperson

EmployAbility Roscommon

Roscommon West Business Park

Tower Block A

1st Floor

Golf Links Road



 Closing date for receipt of applications is extended to 5.00 pm on Friday 4th June 2021.

 EmployAbility Roscommon is an Equal Opportunities employer

Shortlisting may apply.

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EmployAbility Services are funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
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