The ESS is designed to provide participants with skills for life; practical skills which will assist them to enter the workforce or to pursue further education; targeted at those 18-24 year olds who are on the Live Register and who face barriers to gaining employment.
The scheme takes place from 11 June to 17 August 2018 (10 weeks). The first 2 weeks of the programme will be fully residential. The remaining 8 weeks will be residential Monday to Friday only. Participants will be selected from the Cork area and they will be accommodated in Collins Barracks, Cork. Accommodation, travel and catering costs will be incurred by the Defence Forces. A Medical Card will be required to pay any medical bills that may be incurred during participation in the scheme.
For adddional information on the ESS please go to the following link: http://www.welfare.ie/…/Employment-Support-Scheme-(ESS).aspx Or email CDFESS@welfare.ie