Description of the goods or services required
Empower is committed to working in an inclusive manner with individuals and communities living and working in Fingal. Our work is underpinned by community development principles.
Our core area of business include:
•Engagement with the most hard-to-reach in the most disadvantaged areas
•Employment and enterprise supports for people across Fingal
•Focus on youth interventions to address youth unemployment
•Preparing and supporting disadvantaged people to take up mainstream services through further education programmes
Empower is seeking skilled trainers for their trainer panel to be available to deliver Pre-Employment Skills workshops and education programmes
•Employment Skills programmes
•Communications – business / work communications
•Book-keeping– manual book-keeping
•Customer support and service
•Personal development – managing stress, time management
•Mental health and well being
•CV preparation and interview skills
•Career planning and preparation
•Introduction to computers: MS office, internet
•Qualified accounts supports to community groups
•Preparation courses for roles such as apprenticeships and public service jobs
•Job searching techniques online & via social media
•Private Security Services
•Training workshops will generally take place across Fingal between 9.00am and 1.00pm, 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Some evening training sessions may also be required.
•Participant recruitment, training room and facilities are provided by Empower.
•Trainers will also be expected to provide training material and handouts for each training session
•Trainers will be asked to have sign-in sheets completed at each session and complete evaluations
•Trainers will be asked to complete QQI assessments and corrections of programmes
Trainers who are proficient and have experience in providing training in one or more of these subjects are now asked to forward:
•Topics from list in which you provide training.
•Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, including relevant qualifications.
•Details of organisations where you have provided training and the topics covered, with sample outline of the courses provided.
•Proposed cost per hour of the training.
•All trainers must be registered as self-employed and will be responsible for their own tax.
•An up-to-date tax clearance certificate / TCAN must be provided.
Selection Criteria will be based on:
•Two years’ training experience and knowledge of subject area; a recognised teaching / training
•An understanding of needs and training requirements of client groups and an ability to show empathy in this training environment.
•Previous experience in the provision of training to SICAP client groups. Qualification would be desirable.