Our Local Employment Service helps people to find work which is appropriate and suitable. It is a free and confidential service. We support people who are looking for work with applying for jobs, getting training and writing their CV
A key part of the Local Employment Service is the ongoing support from our Mediators/Guidance Counsellors and frontline staff all of who are dedicated to helping work ready people to improve their job seeking skills.
The Local Employment Service also works closely with local employers to understand their needs, to help them avail of employment incentives and to place suitable candidates in their company.
We want to understand where you see yourself in the world of work and to help you to get there.
We can help you to do this by offering you the following free and confidential services:
- One to one employment guidance
- Development of a tailored CV
- Career path planning
- Access to training courses
- Work placement opportunities
- Education guidance
- Enterprise guidance
- In receipt of a Jobseeker’s payment;
- A one parent family;
- An early school leaver;
- A person with a disability.
- A member of an Ethnic Minority
- A member of the travelling community;
- An ex-prisoner/offender;
- A person recovering from substance dependency,
- referred by a Rehabilitation Agency
- A Smallholder / Low-income Farmer;
- People who are looking for work but not currently on the Live Register
On initial contact with your local office we will endeavour to help with your query. You may be asked to complete a registration form and be given an appointment to meet with a Mediator/Guidance Officer. During this meeting the service and your obligations will be explained.
The Mediator/Guidance Officer will give you one to one support, plan your career path, help you to write your Curriculum Vitae (CV), access training and provide you with ongoing support.
If you choose to start your own business we can refer you to one of our Enterprise Officers. Or, if you choose to return to education we can refer you to our Education and Career Guidance Service.
For more information, please contact:
In order to improve your ability to access quality, sustainable employment it is often necessary to increase your skills and education levels.
Whether you require an add on course to make your skills more marketable or wish to embark on a whole new career, the County Kildare Local Employment Services can help you identify and secure the course most suitable to your needs.
In order to do this we work with a range of local and national agencies such as:
The Education and Training Board , County Kildare LEADER Partnership National Learning Network, Employability Skills and a range of other training providers
Kildare Local Employment Service Network provides a wide range of support services to local job seekers. These support services form the majority of our work and includes one to one career guidance, access to training and education and job placement.
The Service provides a confidential setting where you can discuss and develop a career path with one of our guidance officers. The guidance officer through a series of one to one meetings will discuss your options.
They will identify your strengths and weaknesses and help you decide what your goals are and will support you in fulfilling them.
28 Duke Street,
Tel: 059 8632685
Tel: 045 435666
Tel: 045 521950
Leixlip Shopping Centre,
Tel: 01 6245414
Tel: 045 895555