Retail CE scheme based in Ballycoolin, Dublin 15 with nationwide travel to our retail stores

General Information

Title: Assistant Supervisor – Community Employment

Reporting to: Supervisor – Community Employment Supervisor and Chairperson

Function: To assist in ensuring the effective and efficient direction and co-ordination of the human, financial and material resources of the project.

Location: Ballycoolin with significant travel.

Job Description

  • Assist in the preparation of financial returns: Wages claims, materials claims and participant development grant claims as deemed appropriate.
  • Assist in the installation and provision of all recording and tracking systems as may be required by the Supervisor, the Sponsor and or DSP, effective Induction, training and progression recording.
  • Ensure security of cash/equipment
Training and Development
  • To fully participate in the Assistant and Supervisor Development Programme
  • To assist in sourcing and costing effective training/development opportunities to meet the needs identified of each participant on the project.
Human Resources
  • To provide effective supervisory cover in the absence of the Community Employment Supervisor
  • To assist in planning and co-ordinating the agreed/approved work schedules for participants
  • To assist in induction and training plans for participants
  • Community Employment
  • Assist the Sponsor in providing a safe and healthy environment for participants both in terms of facilities and work practices
  • Assist in the Supervision, scheduling and control of participants to ensure best returns to Sponsor
  • Carry out any other function relevant to the position of Assistant Supervisor as indicated by Sponsor from time to time.


The Sponsor is fully responsible for terms and conditions of employment of Assistant Supervisors within the general objectives of Community Employment. These guidelines are recommended by DSP for inclusion in personal specifications drawn up for Assistant Supervisors by Sponsors


Person Specification


Education and Training 

Level 5 (incl Leaving Certificate/ Leaving Certificate Applied/ Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme)

Knowledge of Post

Have a reasonable knowledge of the role of the Community Employment Assistant Supervisor to include payroll and financial audit preparation. Knowledge of the ILP system, training and progression. Display responsibility, commitment and motivations to implement the spirit of Community Employment.

Personal attributes

  • Must be articulate and assertive
  • High standard of writing skills required
  • Mature, stable personality and be capable of assisting in the direction, motivating and controlling of participants.


  • Previous experience in administration
  • Skills relevant to supervision through previous work experience (1 year minimum)
  • Human Resources experience



Application Procedure

To apply please send cover letter and Cv to