Through Employment Services, employers can find staff or list vacancies on Jobs Ireland (freephone 1800 611 116 / telephone: 046 973 8000), or meet with EURES Advisers to discuss Recruitment from Europe with access to a database of European jobseekers. Recruitment from Outside Europe is also available with information on Work Permits in the Working Abroad section.
The JobBridge - National Internship Scheme is a Government initiative designed to offer jobseekers who are on the Live Register and have been in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance/Benefit or signing on for credits for at least 3 months, the opportunity to enhance their current skills and develop new ones. The duration of individual internship positions will be from six months to a maximum of nine months.
Employers seeking information on employment and training for people with disabilities or special needs, and other social inclusion programmes, can find it at Equality and Inclusion.
FÁS is a registered organisation with the Garda Central Vetting Unit (GCVU) which "makes criminal history vetting disclosures to registered organisations in respect of, inter alia, prospective employees, volunteers, students on placement, and trainees who would have substantive, unsupervised access to children and vulnerable adults." This policy concerns FÁS' role as a provider of training and employment programmes, in particular in relation to the eligibility and recruitment of potential participants or trainees working or training to work with children and/or vulnerable adults*.
- Learner Information Document for Garda Vetting
Employment Services provides assistance to employers in the form of Funding
in support of training and employment programmes at national, sectoral, regional or company level.
The Work Placement Programme is designed to offer unemployed people, including graduates, the opportunity to obtain 9 months experience in a work situation.To learn more about services provided by Employment Services for Employers, contact your localEmployment Services Officeror the National Contact Centre on 1800 611116.
*'Vulnerable adults' refers to elderly people or people with disabilities in the context of Garda Vetting in FÁS