We have gathered together our most frequently asked questions regarding the activities and operations of our Job Club Program. If you have any further queries please contact us
Do I have to pay for the services of the Jobclub?
No. All of our services in the Job Club are available free of charge
Will participation in the Job Club affect my social welfare payments?
No. Your social welfare payments will not be affected when you become a member of the Job Club.
I do not have a CV. Can the Job Club still help me?
Yes, absolutely. All of our services apply to people with and without CV’s. We can work with you to draft and complete a CV within a short time frame.
I have a CV that needs updating. Can the Job Club do this for me?
Yes. We will use your old CV as a basis to update and re-type a brand new CV for you.
I want to send copies of my CV to various employers. Can the Job Club help?
Yes both walk-in clients and Job Club participants can avail of our drop in service to send CV’s to employers.
Does participation on the Job Club course mean that my child can obtain a place in the Larkin Centre Crèche for the duration of the course?
Unfortunately not. Participation on the Job Club course does not guarantee your child a place in the Crèche facilities.
If I obtain work before completing the 2 week Job Club course, can I take up this employment without finishing the course?
Yes, absolutely. One of the key aims of the job Club is to help you find suitable employment as soon as possible. As a Job Club participant you will be encouraged to attend interviews and search for work on an active basis.
Can the Job Club help me with welfare related queries?
No. The main aim of the Job Club is to help you with Job related activities. All welfare related queries are referred to our Welfare Information Officer based in the Larkin Centre.
Can I participate in the Job Preparation Course without a referral?
No. In order to participate in the Job Preparation Course, you need to be referred to the Job Club by a Case Officer in the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
I would like to undertake further training/education. Can the Job Club help?
Yes. The Job Club can provide you with up to date information regarding relevant training/educational courses in the local area. The Job Club has developed active links with many community employment projects as well as community training workshops in the area. The Job Club views the acquisition of skills and training as a crucial element for individuals in assisting them to progress to suitable employment.