Orchard Community Development Centre

The Orchard Community Development Centre CLG operates a community employment scheme based on site at Cherry Orchard Equine Centre in Cherry Orchard, Dublin 10.

Community Employment (CE) schemes are designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary placements in jobs based within local communities.

The role of the Supervisor is to ensure the effective and efficient management and co-ordination of the human, financial and material resources of the CE Scheme and report to the Sponsoring Committee on its implementation.

The scheme

The sponsor body of the scheme is comprised of three community organisations and participants on the scheme are based across three locations.

  • The Orchard Community Centre
  • Cherry Orchard Equine Centre
  • Cherry Orchard Community Childcare Service

These three locations provide a wide range of training and work placement opportunities within their locality.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a driven and motivated individual who is passionate about helping others and supporting them back into the labour market.

The successful candidate will report to chairperson of the board of management. CE Supervisor salary scale is in operation for this role as follows:

  • Point 1: €671.91 per week
  • Point 2: €718.46 per week
  • Point 3: €764.98 per week
  • Point 4: €811.59 per week

The Supervisor will start at point 1 of the salary scale unless they are moving from another CE scheme. Flexible working hours, free staff meals, free parking, employee assistance programme and joining a large dynamic company are all perks of the job.

For more information about the particulars of the role, please see the attached job description.

How to apply for this role:

Please complete and send a detailed covering letter which demonstrates that you meet the requirements and outlines your suitability for the role and a fully updated CV.
Email to: cechairperson@cherryorchard.ie

Closing date: Monday 22nd July at 5pm

Important interview information
Interviews for this role will take place on Friday 26th July.
Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be informed no later than Wednesday 24th July.

Additional information:

This position is funded by: The Department of Social Protection
The continuance of this role is subject to ongoing Government funding.
The Orchard Community Development Centre CLG is an equal opportunity employer.
No late applications will be considered.
Canvassing will disqualify.


All enquiries for this role should be directed to:
Mark Mellotte
Telephone 01-6209160

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