Duhallow Community Food Services CLG Manager

Full Time

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Duhallow Community Foods CLG is seeking applications for the position of Manager. DCFS provides a Rural Meals on Wheels, School, Crèche and afterschool’s catering with onsite restaurant, Bakery supplying the restaurant & local retail outlets and outside catering and function catering throughout the IRD Duhallow region.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, planning and coordinating of all aspects of the business.

The ideal candidate for this position:

-Will have the relevant third level qualifications

-A hands on practitioner, it is expected that the manager will contribute significantly to the strategic development of the business.

-Must be standards driven and detail-orientated, focused on providing a consistently high standard.

-Fully HACCP trained, certified to deliver food hygiene training an advantage.

-The appointee will possess the requisite skills of flexibility, vision and excellent management and communication skills.

-Will have the ability to motivate, enthuse and manage a diverse team.

-Be Creative and Skilled in the kitchen and bakery, to lead innovation in the offering to customers.

-Must have the ability to multi-task in fast paced environment, be able to adapt and be flexible to respond to the business requirements and different work situations.

-Must be flexible with regards to working hours based on a 39 hour week over 6 days.

-Have a full driving license

-Must have 3 years experience in a similar management/supervisory role.

A Panel may be established from which future vacancies may be filled

Forward CV to Maura Walsh
029 60633

Applications must be received by Friday 6th August 2021

IRD Duhallow Social Farming Programme Facilitator

Full Time

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Duhallow Social Farming Initiative aims to provide social farming opportunities for people across the spectrum of disability and mental ill health where host farmer families will be supported to provide a programme of farming related activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate Duhallow Social Farming Initiative with the following duties:

  • Plan and implement the new IRD Duhallow Social Farming Initiative;
  • Recruit project participants and host farmers through promotion and public awareness
  • Support the communication links between host farmers, participants and their guardians, service providers and IRD Duhallow.
  • Establish realistic, measurable targets that are properly tracked and evaluated
  • Assist farmers in accessing additional supports and funding where necessary.
  • Work in a professional manner to ensure the welfare and safety of the participants and hosts
  • Implement the initiative in line with  Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse – National Policy and Procedures.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with farmers, health /social service providers.
  • Work in an integrated manner with other team members within IRD Duhallow
  • Carry out risk assessments and manage risks and report to Team Leader
  • Maintain accurate records of work and report to Management, Working Group and Board

The candidate should possess:

  • Third Level Qualification QQI Level 8 or higher or Professional Qualification.
  • A background or qualification in Agriculture and Farm Related Activities
  • Experience in Rural Development/ Health and Social Care and the issues pertaining to both the service users – project participants and farming families.
  • The interpersonal and communication skills necessary to establish trusting relationships with all stakeholder groups and encourage engagement with the service.
  • Good organizational skills both for own work and network/events within the region.
  • Influencing and negotiating skills, Facilitation or Training Skills
  • Excellent presentation skills & proficiency in IT.
  • Flexible and professional approach to work
  • Information management and report writing
  • Be able to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Full clean driving Licence with own.

Application to include Cover Letter and Current CV

A Panel may be established from which future vacancies may be filled

Forward CV to Triona Dennehy
029 60633 IRD Duhallow, James O Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork.

Applications must be received by 20th August 2021

Baker/Catering Assistant

Full Time

Exciting opportunity for a full time position baker/catering assistant.
Must be able to work efficiently in a fast paced kitchen environment and produce and finish baked goods to a very high standard.
Previous experience essential.
This is a community services programme funded positions and candidates must be in receipt of Job Seekers benefit, Job seekers assistance or one parent family payment, farm assist or disability benefit.
Applicants interested in this position should submit a cv as well as evidence of qualifying payment

Forward CV to The Manager
029 76375, Duhallow Community Food Services, James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork

Applications must be received by 6th August 2021

Early Years Educator

Full Time

Banteer Community Childcare are looking for dynamic, motivated staff with a fun loving attitude and a love for children. They are committed to providing an excellent standard of care and education to the children and families who use their services every day.

Candidates must be available to work rotas between 7am and 7pm

A minimum qualification of QQI level 5 in Childcare is required.

Immediate Start

Job Description available on request

Forward CV to The Chairperson
Banteer Community Childcare, Clonmeen Road, Banteer, Co. Cork

Applications must be received by Friday 30th July 2021

Social Enterprise Development Officer

Full Time

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Job title: Social Enterprise Development Officer

Location: 1 Social Enterprise Engagement Officer based in IRD Duhallow

Responsible for:

The Social Enterprise Development Officer will coordinate the delivery of the JUMP START Social and Sustainable Social Enterprise Training programme and animating project applications to support the Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme.

General Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering Jumpstart Sustainable Social Enterprise Training Programme within agreed budget;
  • Ensure relevant policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Support Social Enterprises to develop good governance and management practices.
  • Support Enterprises in business planning, marketing and promotion including Social Media.
  • Develop the IRD Duhallow Mentor Panel to further support Enterprises and Social Enterprises
  • Coordinate blended learning onsite, webinars, virtual and in-person networking events
  • Review projects, do presentations, progress reports to management, working groups and Board
  • Work in collaboration with our Development Officer teams to maximise opportunities and support across all programmes and initiatives

Person Specification:

  • Knowledge and Experience of the Rural, Community and Social Enterprise Sector;
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft office and online communication platforms.
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills

Essential Requirements:

  • A relevant 3rd Level qualification, at Level 8 e.g. Social Enterprise, Community Development, Business, Economics and or Project Management;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in Rural, Community or Enterprise Development
  • Full Drivers License and own car.

A panel may be established from which future vacancies may be filled,

Forward CV to Maura Walsh
029 60633, IRD Duhallow, James O Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork.

Applications must be received by 20th August 2021

Management Accountant

Mark Climate Technology are currently sourcing a Management Accountant –  fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ICAI, ICPAI Other) to manage the financial function and provide support to the Managing Director within this commercial organisation. This would be for a 12 month contract – Maternity Leave Cover.

Overview of the Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of annual and monthly financial accounts (including full balance sheet reconciliations) for submission to Group Financial Controller based in Head Office, Holland
  • Credit Control (accounts receivable and payable) to include dealing with queries, reconciliations and debtors collection
  • Preparing monthly cash flow forecasts and responsibility of cash flow management
  • Preparing and monitoring of the annual operating budget and report performance against agreed KPI’s
  • Preparing projections and business plans
  • Completing Grant Claim Forms and necessary documentation attached to such claims
  • Involvement in annual insurance renewal process and liaising with Brokers on same
  • Processing fortnightly and monthly payroll
  • Review of monthly employee expense claims
  • Costing of products and costing methods
  • Maintain and filing of company HR Documentation
  • Filing and payment of all Statutory Returns to include CSO returns, VIES, Intrastats, RCT and VAT
  • Liaise with external company Auditors
  • Offering advice on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance
  • Ad hoc general accounting tasks as and when required considered necessary by the Managing Director

Will need to be able to work on own initiative and be involved with input into managerial decisions.

Forward CV to Mike O Donoghue
Mark Climate Technology, Coolea, Macroom Co. Cork P12 W660. +353 (0)2645334

General Operative

Full Time

Deane Roofing & Cladding Limited are for a General operative to join them to work on a project in Kanturk.

This is a seasonal job with an immediate start.

Full time & excellent rates provided

Forward CV to Stephanie Moynihan
029 60633


Part Time

Temporary part time Carer position for an adolescent in the Duhallow Area

Forward CV to Stephanie Moynihan
029 60633

Deli Assistant

Super Valu Kanturk is looking for an enthusiastic member of their fresh food counter with a creative flair for food

Forward CV to Stephanie Moynihan
029 60633

Front Office Administrator

O’Rahilly & Company Accountants in Newmarket is seeking a Front Office administrator with experience in Book keeping

Forward CV to O Rahilly & Co. Accountants
029 60403

Homecare Assistants

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Windmill Homecare are now Recruiting Homecare Assistants

Join their Home Support Team in North Cork.  There are full and part time positions available with flexible working hours.

(Churchtown/Liscarrol, Charleville, Buttevant & Kanturk)

Benefits of working with Windmill Homecare

  • Competitive pay
  • Travel Expenses
  • Free induction training and ongoing training
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle

Excellent opportunities available for:

QQI qualified Care Workers

Healthcare Students

Student Nurses & Pre-Nursing Students

People who would like a new career (Training Provided)

If you would like to find out more about joining the Home Support Team please email homecarecork@windmillgroup.ie or contact 022 59200

Forward CV to Home Support Team


Full Time

Role & Responsibilities

  • Summer Vacancy (June -September)
  • Energetic person wanted to join the FRS team over the summer months
  • Providing a full range of contract fencing over a wide geographic area.
  • Safe pass and manual handling certs essential.
  • Good tractor experience necessary.

Estimated 40hrs a week over 4 days.
Top rates paid

CV to info@frsfencing.ie or by post to FRS Fencing Dromalour Kanturk Co Cork P51DC89

Forward CV to FRS

Would you or someone you know be interested in joining IRD Duhallow’s RSS Scheme?

Part Time

For RSS, a person needs to be;

On Farm Assist OR In receipt of a means tested social welfare payment and be actively farming or have access to an active herd number (Partner/Spouse, father/mother, brother/sister, provided this number is not being used by another RSS participant).
A Class A stamp will be paid for the RSS Participant.
If you or someone you know is interested in joining this scheme, please ring Nuala or Marie on 029-60633.

Forward CV to Nuala or Marie
029 60633

Would you or someone you know be interested in joining IRD Duhallow’s Tús Scheme?

Part Time

The Tús Community work placement Initiative is a community work placement programme providing short-term working opportunities for unemployed people. Tús aims to break the cycle of unemployment and to prepare each person for a return to the labour market.

The self-referral eligibility criteria for Tús:

A person needs to be on Jobseekers Allowance payment for at least 12 months, You are now considered eligible if
you had a break of up to but not exceeding 30 days in the Jobseekers Allowance record in the last 12 months.
If you or someone you know is interested in joining this scheme, please ring Nuala or Marie on 029-60633.

Forward CV to Nuala or Marie
029 60633

Carer Work for Students

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Homeinstead are now hiring Students for Summer work and for Permanent Work, there will be training included.

See flyer attached

Forward CV to Catherine O'Herlihy
Home Instead Senior Care® Kiemar House, Shanakiel Road, Sunday’s Well, Cork T23 TDK7 T: (021) 430 7907