Bray Area Partnership Local Employment Service (LES)

The Local Employment Service Network is a service of the Bray Area Partnership. The aim of the service is to provide confidential information, advice and support to unemployed people within the community who wish to return to work.

The service is available to the following:

Long-term unemployed
A dependent partner of an unemployed person
A lone parent
An early school leaver
In receipt of a Disability Payment
Working in the home and interested in seeking paid employment

The LESN provides a one-stop-shop where unemployed people can learn about all options available to them and which options suit them and their family. Information Officers provide information on:

Welfare to work schemes and initiatives
Social welfare entitlements on returning to work
Secondary benefits and medical card entitlements
Taxation
Education/training opportunities
Job vacancies

For those unsure of which direction to take, a Mediator is available to provide one-to-one support and advice. The aim is to match the job seeker with the job opportunity that suits their particular needs. More specifically, the mediator will:

Help the job seeker with career planning
Explore and discuss options that would best suit his/her family
Identify appropriate training/education courses that would help the job seeker to obtain work
Help with CV preparation and interview skills

To make an appointment or find out more about what the Local Employment Service can offer you, call or drop into:

86 Main Street, Bray - tel: 01-276 5592 

 

 

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