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Aishling Butler

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Take every opportunity available, don't be afraid to do voluntary work and get involved in communities.
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Rural Social Scheme

The Rural Social Scheme (RSS) is aimed at low-income farmers and fishermen/women.

To qualify for the RSS you must be getting a social welfare payment. In return, people participating in the RSS provide services that benefit rural communities. For example:

  • Maintaining and enhancing various walking routes
  • Energy conservation work for older people and those at risk of poverty
  • Village and countryside enhancement projects
  • Social care and care of older people
  • Community care for pre-school and after-school groups
  • Environmental maintenance work
  • Projects relating to not-for-profit cultural and heritage centres
  • Community administration or clerical work
  • Any other appropriate community based project identified during the scheme

Participants in the scheme work 19.5 hours per week. These hours are to ensure participation on the scheme does not affect your farming/fishing activities.

If you get a place on the RSS Scheme, you are offered a contract from your start date up to the following 31st March. You may be considered for a further term following the initial contract, if you continue to meet all the criteria for the Scheme.

As this scheme is administered locally, you should contact your local RSS implementing body for further information or an application form. 

Further information on the RSS scheme is also available click here

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I initially applied online for my current position and then went through three subsequent interviews.

I did actually enjoy the interviews as I saw it as a challenge and the fact that the hotel group organised a spa treatment for me after each interview was a really nice touch. I didnt find the interviews daunting because I have previous experience of being on an interview panel and know that no one wants you to fail they are merely questioning you to try and draw out all the knowledge you already have.


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