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Questions on Promised Legislation (13 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Martin Kenny: Under the programme for Government we have a scheme called JobPath. It is being delivered in my constituency by a private company called Seetec. For people in rural Ireland this is a major difficulty because many of them have to travel long distances to make the appointments. Recently, I was contacted by a woman from west Cavan. She is 30 miles from Cavan town. She was told that she...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Employment Data (13 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: The State’s Public Employment Service is managed by my Department and delivered directly by its own Intreo service as well as by contracted private companies, such as JobPath, Local Employment Service (LES) and Job Club providers. The department currently has contracts in place with in excess of 60 companies for the provision of these services, comprising 44 Job Club, 22 Local...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: JobPath Implementation (12 Apr 2017)

Pat Buckley: 202. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) cannot obtain a grant to enable them to enter back into the workplace; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18435/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Employment Support Services (12 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: Turas Nua is one of two companies who have been contracted by my Department to provide the JobPath service to people who are long term unemployed. The main aim of the JobPath service is to place jobseekers into full time sustainable employment. During that time, the person receives intensive and personalised support and assistance to find suitable work. There is no restriction on any...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Work Placement Programmes (12 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: The activation supports and services which are available to those who are long-term unemployed include the JobPath employment activation service and work experience and training schemes such as Community Employment, CE, and Tús. The aim of the JobPath service is to assist participants in finding sustainable full-time paid employment. It is distinct from the Tús scheme which...

Other Questions: Employment Support Services (11 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Leo Varadkar: The State's public employment service is managed by my Department and delivered directly by its own Intreo service, as well as by contracted private companies such as the two JobPath companies, Seetec Limited and Turas Nua Limited, the local employment service companies and job club providers. The Department has contracts in place with in excess of 60 companies for the provision of these...

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed) - Priority Questions: Community Employment Schemes Operation (11 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Willie Penrose: ...requires mandatory placement of long-term unemployed individuals with private companies? Are they prevented from participating in CE schemes if suitable vacancies arise when they are engaging in JobPath? JobPath is nothing short of legalised bullying. It is time to stop that. If people want to move to CE schemes that are more advantageous, they should not be dumped into offices or put...

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed) - Priority Questions: Labour Activation Measures (11 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...start off at a lower point than where it ended. The second reason is that there is far more one-to-one engagement. When there was a large number of jobseekers, and Intreo had not yet been established and JobPath had not been contracted, there was little one-to-one engagement. Now, it is far more common so there has been an increase in the number of those sanctioned. I do not anticipate...

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed) - Priority Questions: Labour Activation Projects (11 Apr 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

John Brady: 37. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if his attention has been drawn to ongoing issues in the JobPath scheme; when the next review will be conducted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18279/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes Administration (11 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...Deputy will be aware, my Department provides a range of activation supports catering for long-term unemployed jobseekers and those most distant from the labour market. These supports include the JobPath service and employment programmes such as the Community Employment (CE) scheme and Tús. It is worth highlighting that CE and Tús have always been outsourced to private...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: JobPath Implementation (11 Apr 2017)

Bríd Smith: 78. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the oversight his Department has on the operations of the private companies contracted to operate the JobPath initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17843/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: JobPath Implementation (11 Apr 2017)

Bríd Smith: 83. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if his attention has been drawn to the use of psychometric tests by operators of JobPath; if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that the administration of such tests using psychometric questionnaires contravenes international ethical guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17844/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes Eligibility (11 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Willie O'Dea: ...Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if his attention has been drawn to the fact that those that are offered a place on a community employment, CE, scheme and then subsequently referred to JobPath are being denied the opportunity to participate in the CE scheme even if that is their preference; if his attention has been further drawn to the difficulties this is creating for CE...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes Eligibility (11 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: The aim of the JobPath service, which is provided for jobseekers only, is to assist them in finding sustainable full time paid employment. Each person referred to the JobPath service is allocated a personal advisor who provides intensive individual support and assistance. When a jobseeker with JobPath finds employment, they will be supported by the JobPath Company for at least the first 13...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: JobPath Data (11 Apr 2017)

Imelda Munster: 342. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the number of job applications per week a person on JobPath's Seetec scheme will have to make; and the number of interviews they must attend. [17512/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Data Protection (11 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: Public Representatives may seek information from the JobPath service providers on behalf of an individual with that individual’s consent. The process to be followed by the provider in this instance is set out in the Data Protection Protocol issued to the service providers as part of the contract documentation. This process includes establishing that an inquirer is a public...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: JobPath Implementation (11 Apr 2017)

John Brady: 353. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if it is his Department's policy objective to place jobseekers in JobPath in preference over community employment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17625/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Employment Schemes (11 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

John Brady: 354. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the precise criteria required for a person to transfer from JobPath to community employment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17626/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Local Employment Service (11 Apr 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...to replace them. Ireland’s Public Employment Service (PES) is managed by my Department and delivered directly by its own Intreo service as well as by contracted private companies i.e. the JobPath companies, the Local Employment Service (LES) and Job Clubs. The LES engages primarily with long-term unemployed jobseekers but may also engage with short-term unemployed...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: JobPath Implementation (11 Apr 2017)

John Brady: 361. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the amount the JobPath programme has cost to date, including the entire tendering process, the use of economic research specialists and legal costs; the amount the programme will cost the tax payer by the end of the four-five year cycle; if there are any breaks or penalty clauses if the Government decides on the early...

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