EmployAbility Service West Cork celebrates 22-year collaboration with West Cork employers

Employability Service West Cork is a free service funded by the Department of Social Protection and is governed by a voluntary board of directors.  

“EmployAbility Service West Cork supports people who have an illness, injury or any other type of disability or any other health concern back to work,” explains EmployAbility Service General Manager Micheal Hurley. “And it works!”

EmployAbility Service West Cork understands employers’ requirements and the importance of supporting and collaborating with its employers. The service partners with over 1,200 employers in the West Cork region and assists employers and clients to mutually benefit from its service. As well as sourcing potential employees for West Cork businesses, The EmployAbility West Cork team informs employers of relevant Department of Social Protection schemes their business may be entitled to. 

The service removes the fear and the perceived risk of hiring someone who faces an obstacle in their lives, or someone recovering from an illness, injury, or any other type of disability. Concentrating on peoples abilities, strengths, and explaining the benefits to hiring our clients to prospective employers,” Micheal says. “This is demonstrated by the feedback and testimonials we receive from employers throughout West Cork .”

‘’You take the time to get to know our business and the people you put forward for interview here reflect this. Business here in ICP is on an upward spiral and we will need your help in the near future again.’’ – ICP Newtech Bandon 

‘’We used the Employability service as it was recommended by another local business. We found Employability helpful and quick with all requests and for us the right person was found for the job vacancy within a few days. As a local business this was great and are very pleased with the help we got.’’ – Ruralbroadband.ie 

‘’For us, Employability West Cork helped us to see the potential opportunities that we could offer to candidates with different needs and how we can provide them with meaningful work experience for their career development with no cost to the business.” – Logitech.com

‘’Reliance Precision have utilised EmployAbility West Cork for work placement and were delighted with the calibre of the person they put forward. We found them to be courteous and professional in their approach and would recommend them as a resource in any search for suitable candidates.’’ – Reliance Precision Manufacturing Ireland Bandon 

“I have found Employability Service West Cork great to work with. In the past few years we have gained valuable and loyal employees that are hardworking and have given them great opportunities to thrive in our company. All the employees that you recommend are still with us today and hopefully for many years to come.’’ The Gourmet Pantry Kinsale

If you would like more information, please look at empw.org or call EmployAbility Service General Manager Micheal Hurley on 0868546559

WCP Staff

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