The big news this week is that we have 10 paid work placement opportunities available in the AHEAD WAM Programme with Abbott Ireland and ESB. More info available here: http://www.ahead.ie/employment_wamprogramme_currentopportunities

 

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Employment Features

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Applications are currently being sought for new work placement opportunities for graduates with disabilities/specific learning difficulties with Covidien & Abbott Ireland.

 

Covidien

Applications are currently being sought for a new work placement opportunity for graduates with disabilities/specific learning difficulties in a Customer Service Representative Role with Covidien, based in Dublin.

Applicants must have a minimum of a Leaving Certificate or its equivalent on the National Framework of Qualifications. Fluency in another European language is preferred but not essential.

Candidates interested in making an application will need to complete a WAM Application form and return it along with an up-to-date CV to AHEAD.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 1st August 2011.

Abbott Ireland

Applications are currently being sought for a new work placement opportunity for graduates with disabilities/specific learning difficulties in the following roles with Abbott Ireland, Clonmel, Tipperary:

  1. 1.    Manufacturing Engineer
  2. 2.    Training Specialist

Applicants must have a minimum of a FETAC Level 6 or its equivalent on the National Framework of Qualifications. Fluency in another European language is preferred but not essential.

Candidates interested in making an application will need to complete a WAM Application form and return it along with an up-to-date CV to AHEAD.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 1st August 2011.

Job descriptions and application forms for all position are available here: http://www.ahead.ie/employment_wamprogramme_currentopportunities.php

For further information on the placements available you can contact the WAM programme directly by emailing wam@ahead.ie or Tel. 01-2789325.

To request this information in an alternative format please contact WAM directly.


Work Placement Opportunities – Now Available!

For

Graduates with Disabilities/Specific Learning Differences

If you are a graduate with a disability/specific learning differences seeking valuable work experience the AHEAD WAM (Willing Able Mentoring) Programme may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Applications are now being sought for 6 Work Placements available in ABBOTT IRELAND (based in Clonmel, Tipperary) in the following roles:

  • HR Assistant
  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Training Specialist
  • Manufacturing Engineer (x2)
  • Manufacturing Technician

 

Work placements are paid, mentored and for six months. Job descriptions are available on request

Candidates interested in making an application will need to complete a WAM Application form and return it along with an up-to-date CV to AHEAD.

Deadline date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Friday 3rd June, 2011.

Application forms, job descriptions and further information are available from our website at:

http://www.ahead.ie/employment_wamprogramme_currentopportunities.php

Alternatively you can contact WAM directly by email: wam@ahead.ie or Tel. 01-2789325.

Working to include, including for work

 

     WAM is a FÁS Funded Programme



Work Placement Opportunities – Now Available!

For

Graduates with Disabilities/Specific Learning Differences

If you are a graduate with a disability/specific learning differences seeking valuable work experience the AHEAD WAM (Willing Able Mentoring) Programme may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Applications are now being sought for 6 Work Placements available in ABBOTT IRELAND (based in Clonmel, Tipperary) in the following roles:

  • HR Assistant
  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Training Specialist
  • Manufacturing Engineer (x2)
  • Manufacturing Technician

 

Work placements are paid, mentored and for six months. Job descriptions are available on request

Candidates interested in making an application will need to complete a WAM Application form and return it along with an up-to-date CV to AHEAD.

Deadline date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Friday 3rd June, 2011.

Application forms, job descriptions and further information are available from our website at:

http://www.ahead.ie/employment_wamprogramme_currentopportunities.php

Alternatively you can contact WAM directly by email: wam@ahead.ie or Tel. 01-2789325.

Working to include, including for work

 

     WAM is a FÁS Funded Programme