Kick start 2021 new hires with a new funding scheme offered by Access 2 Employment Scheme through Jobs Plus! This scheme is aimed at re igniting the workforce and supporting employers a like!
Do you have a new recruit?
Are you hiring?
Are you considering increasing your workforce?
All employees can apply for this scheme even if the employees has already been hired. A2E scheme will need to be applied for within one month of hiring the employee.
So what funding is given?
A2E funding will sponsor new recruits for a year & up to 3 years (in some cases)
Benefit a subsidy of €104.50 a week (up to 52 weeks)
Certain groups can be offered 104 or 156 weeks
Who is eligible?
The scheme covers a large range of sectors
Those who have been out of work for 6 months (made redundant due to the COVID-19 situation)
Students who have recently finished studies and are struggling to find work (Jobsplus traineeship scheme is also available too)
Any person who is living as a single adult who has one or more dependents and is not in full-time employment
Disabled Persons (disabled people are eligible for €156.50 for three years under this scheme)
Any person older than 50 years who does not have a job
Any unemployed person of age between 15 to 24 who previously participated and completed the Youth Guarantee / Work Exposure / Traineeship Scheme and is recruited for the first-time following completion of such initiatives
Under-qualified people also fall into this scheme - not all have qualified in areas required but can hold the skills to grow into an available role