NCP is currently seeking qualified tutors for our Migrant Access Programme.

29 Aug 2019

Introduction

New Communities Partnership (NCP) is a national network of more than 120 migrant led groups. The mission of NCP is to be an effective network, representing and empowering migrant and ethnic minority-led groups and individuals, at all levels, in order to influence positive change in policies that impact on their lives

The Migrant Access Programme (MAP) is a nationwide service provided by NCP that aims to empower unemployed migrants by assessing their needs and providing them with support and a “Toolkit” to outline their career future in the Irish Labour Market (ILM).

MAP offers:

  1. Employment Training: 4 weeks (2 days per week) intense group training and one to one sessions of personalised support. Participants learn and strengthen job skills including writing a successful CV and cover letter, basic presentation and effective communication skills, English for job seeking, mock interviews, and essential IT Skills for making successful job applications.

Employment training sessions are delivered nationwide.

  1. Public information sessions: one day information sessions delivered nationwide (including Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Tralee, Waterford, Galway) on employment rights and entitlements, qualification recognition and training and volunteer experience, employment supports and services available, CV templates and interview skills.

MAP objectives:

  1. To identify and assess the employment needs of migrants/participants
  2. To equip participants with necessary knowledge and skills to access ILM
  3. To empower participants to access mainstream service available to them
  4. To create awareness on the rights and entitlements in accessing ILM and supports available to migrants.

MAP’s main office will be in Dublin with the training/workshops delivered in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford and Tralee or other identified locations on specific venues and dates.

The MAP programme is funded through the ESF PEIL Programmes, with a duration of 4 years.

Request to tender

NCP is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified tutors to form a panel of tutors for the Migrant Access Programme (MAP) for a period of one year.

The rate is 23.95 euros per hour, per tutor.

The programme comprises:

  • Facilitation of 6 Employment Training sessions a year 30 hours total per training.
  • Conducting one -to -one training sessions with the employment training participants, 15 hours per four week training per Tutor.
  • Facilitation of 6 Public Information Sessions a year, 3 hours per session.

Some of the key duties of the role include:

  • Working in collaboration with NCP’s Project Coordinator to implement the programme nationwide.
  • Under the guidance of NCP Project Coordinator to facilitate agreed employment training and deliver information sessions for migrant participants.
  • Provide one –to- one and personalised support to participants.
  • Develop a content plan for MAP employment training sessions.
  • Create and update course materials according to MAP content plans.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive records of activities carried out in each MAP Employment Training sessions.
  • Refer potential participants to NCP’s Project Coordinator for their eligibility assessment.
  • Motivate and encourage migrant participants throughout the programme.
  • Travel outside Dublin to deliver employment training and Public Information Sessions at specific locations (Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Tralee and other locations as requested)

Ideal Candidates should have:

  • A relevant qualification in facilitation, coaching or mentoring.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a facilitation, coaching or mentoring role.
  • Preferably the candidate will speak a second language
  • Experience of working with migrants, and very good understanding and knowledge of migrant employment challenges in Ireland.
  • Knowledge of employment Rights and entitlements in Ireland and the labour market opportunities in the country.
  • Knowledge or experience in supports available to migrants seeking employment in Ireland.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and IT skills
  • Report writing skills.
  • Ability to manage challenging situations appropriately
  • Experience of working in partnership with statutory, community and voluntary agencies.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise workload and work under pressure
  • The flexibility of travelling/working outside Dublin on requested dates

New Communities Partnership is committed to equality of opportunity.

Candidates should send a copy of their CV accompanied by a cover letter outlining their relevant skills and experience and their motivation and interest in the job by email to map@newcommunities.ie indicating “NCP MAP Tutor - ESF application” in the email title.

Closing date for receipt of CVs and cover letter is Friday 6th of September 2019 @ 5pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held in the week of 23rd of September 2019.

This project is funded through ESF PEIL Programmes, co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.