Category archives for: Jobs & Careers

Victim Support NI volunteer recruitment drive in Newry

Victim Support NI logo

Victim Support NI, the leading organisation supporting victims of crime in Northern Ireland, is hosting an event in Newry on Tuesday 18th October in the hope of attracting people to volunteer with the charity. The organisation, which helps victims of crime in communities and courts throughout Northern Ireland, said more volunteers are required to deliver […]

280 new jobs to support welfare services


Communities Minister Paul Givan has announced that his Department has been successful in securing an additional contract to deliver services to claimants on behalf of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) which will create an additional 280 jobs in Northern Ireland. The Department for Communities currently employs approximately 1,400 staff through providing services to […]

Local recruitment drive for domiciliary care workers

Edith Beggs, Domiciliary Care Worker, caring for a local client

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is currently trying to increase the number of domiciliary care workers helping clients live in the comfort of their own homes. A career in domiciliary care is ideal for a compassionate person who would like to help improve a client’s daily routine. The Trust has been running a […]

New scheme aims to provide jobs for 120 recently qualified teachers


A proposal to enable teachers aged 55 years and over to be released from the teaching profession, and be replaced by recently qualified teachers has been officially launched today. The Investing in the Teaching Workforce Scheme will enable up to 120 teachers aged 55 years and over to be released from the teaching profession at […]

Job Club comes to Newry Library


Staff from the Department for Communities’ Jobs & Benefits Office (JBO), in Newry, in partnership with LibrariesNI, have announced that they will once again be hosting a Job Club every Tuesday and Thursday from 6th September between 9.30am – 12.30pm at Newry Library. The Job Club aims to help participants develop strong job search techniques […]

Deloitte Enterprise Integration Academy launched


Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has launched Deloitte’s first Enterprise Integration Academy. The programme will see 20 graduates undertake an intensive ten week training programme delivered by Belfast Metropolitan College. Speaking to Newry Times, the Minister said, “Through my Department’s Assured Skills programme, Government has developed a close relationship with industry so that we are responsive […]

Newry students complete Novosco Cloud Camp

Novosco Newry 2

Newry students Fiona Brownlee, Our Lady’s Grammar School, Frank McMullan, St Colman’s College and Ryan Gray, Abbey Grammar recently received their certificates for successfully completing the prestigious Novosco Cloud Camp in association with Almac from Susan Hill, Novosco and Dr Jonathan Heggarty, Director of Curriculum, Belfast Met. Novosco Cloud Camp, which is organised by Novosco […]

Getting your A-level results – don’t forget to get your meningitis vaccine


If you have just left school or are going to be a first-time university student the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging you to get the meningococcal vaccine. Everyone born between 2nd July 1997 and 1st July 1999, and first time university students up to the age of 25, are entitled to the Men ACWY […]

Minister congratulates A and AS level students


Education Minister Peter Weir today congratulated students receiving A and AS level results. Overall performance remains strong and stable with a small increase on last year in grades awarded A* to A. Entries in Mathematics rose this year by 1.4% and is the second year in a row the subject has been the most popular […]

Advice for local students as A-level and GCSE results loom

exam results

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton is encouraging those who are about to receive exam results to avail of assistance offered by his Department’s Careers Service. A-level results will be published on 18th August with GSCE results following on 25th August. Minister Hamilton said, “Making informed decisions following exam results is imperative to effective career planning. Obtaining […]

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