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Treo Outreach / Engagement Worker- West Waterford

Updated 5th March 2021

Treo Background

For over 21 years Treo has been providing support, encouragement and guidance to referred individuals aged primarily sixteen years and over in the South East, to enable them to make more positive choices, reduce illegal activity, and move forward with their lives. This is achieved through the provision of task-oriented blended learning, engaging workshops, and interactive educational, training, social enterprise and employment initiatives designed to develop each person’s individual, social, civic capacity and responsibility.  Please refer to for further information.

 Background To Service

Treo, in collaboration with Waterford & Wexford Education and Training Board and Tusla, is setting up a pilot Engagement and Outreach service in west county Waterford.  For background information on this service please consult the accompanying document.  Applicants are now invited to apply for the position Outreach/Engagement Worker with Treo Port Lairge CLG.

                                                                 Position Details

Location:                      Based from First Floor, 10 Westgate Business Park, Dungarvan,    Waterford, X35 YK73

Accountable to:          Treo CEO

Hours:                           A minimum of 39 hours per week.  This position requires flexible working hours and some weekend work.

Probation Period:      3 Months

Duration:                      One Year Fixed Term contract.  This may be renewed subject to evaluation and continued funding.    

Salary:                           €30,938

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all individuals who are referred to the service are engaged meaningfully and professional relationships developed.
  • To undertake outreach work in the community with each participant.
  • To engage families of those referred.
  • Develop and maintain strong professional links with the relevant Statutory, Social and Community organisations. Advocacy work with these agencies.
  • To work as part of a team with the existing Treo staff.
  • Facilitation of One to One and small group based Lifestyle and Behaviour work/programmes.
  • Develop strong working relationships with all local education, training and employment supports/providers.
  • Through activation of each individual’s Action/Progression plan, support each referral to access appropriate education, training and employment pathways in time.
  • To maintain and develop accurate records, administrative and financial duties in line with procedures defined by the Treo’s Board of management.
  • To furnish progress reports to the CEO at specified regular intervals.To assist in the drafting of annual reports, business plans and funding applications.
  • To assist in the ongoing development & evaluation of the service.
  • To attend meetings and events as directed by the CEO.
  • The above responsibilities are not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently the Outreach/Engagement worker may be asked to perform other duties as appropriate to the position, which may be assigned by the CEO.

Applicants must have a minimum of a level 8 degree in Social Care or equivalent with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience.  The successful candidate will also need access to a car to perform their duties.

Applicants for this position are invited to submit their CV and cover letter, and a 500 word document clearly demonstrating suitability for this post, via email to admin@treoportlairge. 

The closing date for applicants is Friday 26th March 2021.


Site Administrator - Suir Engineering, Waterford

Updated 2nd March 2021

Overall Role Objective
The Site Administrator is responsible for all administrative tasks associated with projects as assigned by the Project Manager. They must ensure all tasks are performed accurately and on-time, to enable the smooth running of the project.

Qualifications / Skills
Minimum 2 years administration experience.
Experience in a similar role within the construction industry would be an advantage but not essential.
Business diploma/degree would be an advantage but not essential.
Attention to detail essential. Ability to work on own initiative.
Ability to take instruction. Time management skills.
Ability to work to tight deadlines.
IT Skills required – Excel, Work, Email, Internet and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC..

For further details and to apply see:

General Operative - Keltech – Waterford

Updated 2nd March 2021

Purpose of the Role
The General Operative will operate within a fast paced environment and carry out their duties giving particular regard to operating procedures, quality, production targets and safety. They will form part of a wider production team who all ensure the required level of production, quality, environmental and performance are met for the company.

Person Specification:
· Previous training and development related to the role desirable.
· Previous experience in a similar engineering/manufacturing environment desirable.
· Conversational level English essential.
Application deadline: 9/3/2021

For further details and to apply see:

Garden Centre Assistant – Flynn’s Hardware, Dungarvan, Waterford

Updated 2nd March 2021

Flynn’s Hardware are looking to expand the retail horticultural end of their business.

They are currently seeking to recruit a Garden Centre Assistant. They are looking for someone with a keen interest or existing experience within the horticultural sector to work in all aspects of the retail environment including sales, display, maintaining and promotion of plants, flowers, shrubs, trees etc.

Responsibilities include;
Pricing, presenting, displaying & promoting plants.
Plant care & maintenance.
Maintain a high level of customer care.
Work well within a team.

The ideal candidate will have;
Good plant knowledge and experience in the horticultural sector
An ability to share their knowledge and experience with customers
A flair for retail and merchandising and an ability to drive plant sales
Formal training an advantage, but not a necessity.
Knowledge of plants and shrubs, especially outdoor plants
An ability to display plants in a creative manner

Previous experience of working in a garden centre would be of an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.

To Apply: Please send full C.V to
or Drop a copy into the Shop to be considered for this position.

Measurement operative – Schivo, Waterford

Updated 2nd March 2021

The measurement operative will work with machinists on completing in process checks to ensure on time production.

Using the appropriate measurement equipment perform all required in process checks.
Complete all required paperwork in compliance with GDP.
Check any required measurement equipment is in calibration before use.
Stay up to date on all relevant SOPs.
Follow all health and safety rules.
Other duties may be assigned as required.

Contract length: 4 months
Experience: production: 1 year (Preferred)

For further details and to apply see:

Health Care Assistant - St Joseph's Care Home - Waterford

Updated 2nd March 2021

Full or Part-time Health Care Assistants required for Care Home in Waterford. Ideal candidate will hold Fetac Level 5 in healthcare discipline with 1/2 years’ experience in care of the elderly or nursing home experience.

Fluent English is required.
Please forward up to date detailed CV outlining experience and qualifications.

For further details and to apply see:

General Operative - Total Solutions – Waterford

Updated 2nd March 2021

Total Solutions are looking for General Operative in the City Centre of Waterford area require the following:
Covid-19 induction (Required)
Manual Handling (Required)
Safepass (Required)
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: €14.52 per hour
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Experience: general operative: 1 year (Required)

For further details and to apply see:

Early Years Practitioner - Acorns Early Year’s Centre, Lisduggan, Waterford

Updated 1st March 2021

Terms: 20 hours per week Monday to Friday – Fixed Term 12 month Contract

Job Purpose: To act as a positive role model and be responsible for the delivery and implementation of a high-quality play-based curriculum under the guidance of the national quality frameworks Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors. To, guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment as part of the childcare team.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:
A minimum of FETAC Level 5 in Early Years Education
One-year post-paid qualification experience of working in an early year
Strong understanding and experience in Early Childhood Education
Commitment to high-quality early education
The ability to work in collaboration with a dedicated team
Highly motivated to work on own initiative
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
A professional and enthusiastic disposition
Flexible and adaptable
Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development
Garda Vetting will be required as part of the recruitment process

How to Apply: To apply please send a CV and a separate covering letter to before the closing of business Friday 12th March 2021.

Catering Assistant, Kitchen Porter – Noel Group

Updated 23rd February 2021

The Noel Group are recruiting for Kitchen Porters, Catering Assistants and Chefs in Waterford
Various hours and shifts available, both full time and part time.

Working with various client companies in the Waterford area, candidates will preferably have experience.
Ideally this experience will be in a fast-paced kitchen environment in basic food preparation in a professional kitchen.
HACCP training and a Manual Handling Certificate is required.

For further details and to apply see:

Rigid Driver – Musgraves, Waterford

Updated 23rd February 2021

Musgrave Wholesale Partners are currently recruiting Multi Drop Delivery Drivers to join their existing dynamic and successful distribution team in Waterford.

They will provide full training including Eco Driving, Manual Handling Certification and Basic Food Safety Certification. You will also have opportunities to progress and develop within your own career. You will hold a full Clean C Category Driving Licence and be required to work 5 days over 6 each week.

Your profile
Holder of a full Clean C Category Driving Licence
Minimum of 1 year previous Multi Drop Delivery Experience
Must have a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) Card
Display excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Be a highly motivated individual who can work to set deadlines.
Be a team player with ability to work on own initiative
Possess good problem solving skills
Good Road knowledge of Waterford and surrounding areas
Good written, oral and communication skills

For further details and to apply see:

Senior Childcare Worker - Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Waterford

Updated 22nd February 2021

Location: St. Josephs’ Waterford (South East Region)
Duration: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Published: 22 February 2021
Closing Date: 4PM Monday 08 March 2021

The primary purpose of this role is to provide quality early childhood care and education to children and to guide and supervise children in a safe and caring environment.

The ideal candidates will possess the following:
Minimum FETAC Level 6.
A degree in Early Childcare and Education or equivalent would be an advantage
Knowledge of the Society and of its mission and values
Knowledge of the needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged
Knowledge of Aisteoir, Siolta, Better start programmes and aim
Good knowledge of underlying principles in early years education
Knowledge of Covid-19 health and safety measures and procedures.
Knowledge of up to date legislation, regulation and guidance governing childcare and afterschool (including Covid-19)
Preferably 2 years ‘experience in relevant childcare role
Be a strong team player
Ability to lead, support and motivate a team
Ability to work on own initiative – ETC

For further details and to apply see:

General Assistant – Aramark, Waterford

Updated 21st February 2021

Aramark Northern Europe is currently recruiting for a General Assistant to join their team University Hospital Waterford. The successful candidate will be required to ensure that the highest standard of food quality, presentation and service are achieved and maintained at all times.

**This is a full-time role, working 30 hours per week, 5/7 days a week, shift work hours will vary so some flexibility is required.

Have high personal standards and attention to detail
Experience in a similar role is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided
Strong interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of food hygiene and HACCP
Keen interest in developing food preparation skills and culinary knowledge
Flexibility and ability to work on own initiative.
Strong understanding of English.

For further details and to apply see:

Production Operator (weekend, FTC) – West Pharma, Waterford

Updated 16th February 2021

Job Summary:
Reporting to the department lead this role is responsible for the production of product that meet or exceed pre-determined specifications. Responsible for manufacture, inspection, packaging, labelling and completion of documentation necessary to provide quality, production and traceability records in accordance with Quality Systems and Environmental Management Systems.

Basic Qualifications:
Apprenticeship, Certificate or Diploma preferred; ideally in a mechanical, manufacturing related discipline.
Minimum Education: Leaving Certificate

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ideal candidates would typically have 3+years prior work experience in the Bio Pharmaceutical /Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Industries, or in another GMP setting.
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practises (cGMP) requirements would be an advantage
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job related computer applications
Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and process specification, and ensure that all associated paperwork is completed accurately.
Must be willing to work in a controlled cleanroom environment, which involves the wearing of a gown, cap and relevant personal protective equipment.
Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description

For further details and to apply see:

Security Officer - MCR Security, Waterford

Updated 16th February 2021

Candidates must have relevant documents to work in Ireland
Hold a current PSA Licence
Own transport would be an advantage
Fluent English essential
Some security experience an advantage
Excellent written and attention to detail skills are essential
Must have excellent customer service skills and telephone manner
Must be willing to travel within reasonable distance.

Job Type: Full-time – Salary: €11.65-€12.00 per hour

For further details and to apply see:

General Operative - Dawn Meats, Waterford

Updated 16th February 2021

Dawn Meats are looking to recruit General Operatives to join the team at their Carroll’s Cross facility in Co. Waterford.

The successful candidate will be based at the production plant and will:
Work as part of a team in the factory, packing meat cuts and trims to customer specification on a paced production line to fulfil production targets on a daily and weekly basis
Assist in the production area & provide support to the production team
Work in all areas of the factory
Keep good housekeeping standers in all areas
Keep up to date knowledge of all products
Keep up to date with all training to ensure you are trained to complete your day to day role
Follow work instructions in all areas
Ensure you comply with Health & Safety regulations
Ensure all data to be recorded is accurate and up to date
Ensure quality guidelines are followed for all areas
Undertake flexible working hours to meet deadline

For further details and to apply see:

Bin Lorry Driver - Oxigen Environmental, Waterford

Updated 8th February 2021

DRIVERS required for immediate start.

Oxigen are seeking rigid/artic drivers for a varied role based in Waterford
The ideal candidate will be willing and able to drive rigid and/or artic vehicles as required.
Valid CPC / C Licence and Digicard are essential.
Minimum of 2+ years driving experience and references essential.
Guaranteed min 40 hours per week

For further details and to apply see:

Warehouse Weekend shift ops - West Pharmaceutical Services, Waterford

Updated 4th February 2021

Job Summary:
Assist in all areas of Receiving and Warehouse functions as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain correct inventory of raw material and finished goods.
Complete all paperwork necessary in receiving shipments, receiving forms, checking purchase orders, etc.
Check all outgoing and incoming shipments as to accuracy of count, labelling, weights, etc., to determine that data agrees with paperwork.
Load and unload trailers of product to and from customers, semi-finished product to/from outside storage areas.
Maintain good housekeeping in the warehouse, stack materials properly and safely, keep aisles clear, rows straight, sweep, etc.
Schedule transportation of returns/goods to other West Facilities and Recycling facilities.
Schedule transportation of raw materials coming in from other West facilities reviewing most cost effective method.
Provides verification of transportation bills for incoming and outgoing freight for invoice matching.
Review of chemical waste area to insure compliance and schedule removal when necessary.
Generate requisitions for warehouse supplies as required. Complete monthly warehouse cycle counts as assigned.
Assisting in all areas of warehouse functions as needed. ETC

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum Education: Leaving Certificate
Valid drivers’ license; able to drive company van and forklifts.

For further details and to apply see:

Health Care Assistant - UNiSync Recruitment – Waterford

Updated 2nd February 2021

UNiSync Recruitment are currently looking for Healthcare Assistants to work on a full time permanent basis in a well-run nursing home based in Waterford.

The ideal candidate:
Should be caring and compassionate
Have some experience in working with the elderly or to hold a qualification as a Healthcare Assistant or a diploma in any medical related field
Be available to work on a roster basis Monday to Sunday
Have the right to work in Ireland on a full time basis
Have a good conversational level of English language
Be available to start in February 2021

Job Type / Category
These roles are full-time permanent roles of 40 hours per week. It will be required that you will work both days and nights.

For further details and to apply see:

Work from Home and Onsite Patient Service Representatives – Relate Care, Waterford

Updated 1st February 2021

RelateCare, a global healthcare contact centre solutions company based in Waterford City are currently recruiting for a number of exciting positions, including work from home and onsite Patient Service Representatives! Previous customer service or scheduling experience is desirable.

Hours of work are Monday – Saturday with core hours between 7:00am -2.00am.

For further details and to apply see: