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Restaurant Chef

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Swilly Group have an opening for a Restaurant Chef in a family run business nestled in the heart of Donegal. The owners have a passion for serving high quality fresh locally sourced ingredients with a relaxed ambience in a beautifully decorated modern restaurant. You are guaranteed great food, great atmosphere & attention to detail.

Salary: Competitive DOE

Benefits

  • Shared Tips
  • Holidays
  • Bank Holiday Premium
  • Good Working Hours

Day to Day

  • Preparing High Standard Dishes
  • Maintain High Standards of Health and Safety
  • Assisting the Head Chef
  • Being able to work as part of a team

Requirements

  • Must have previous experience minimum 2 years in a similar environment
  • Training will be provided for the successful candidate regardless of qualifications
  • Must have good people skills
  • HACCP Trained
  • Must be willing and able to learn new skills as required

Apply here with your CV and Cover letter

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Culinary/Chef/Cooking: 2 years

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving license
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Experienced Chef

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Swilly Group currently have a highly experienced Chef who is looking for a Full Time position in the Letterkenny Co Donegal Area.

This candidate has 17 years culinary experience and can work well as part of a team as well as the initiative to work alone.  They are also fully HACCP qualified.

This candidate would suit a Sous Chef Position either in a Hotel or Restaurant setting and is available to commence employment.

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Sports Recreation and Exercise Tutor(s)

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A number of tutors are required to deliver on a Full Time FETAC Level 5 Sport Recreation and Exercise Programmes in the Dublin, WestMeath and Waterford Areas.  The successful applicant (s) will be teaching on one or more 50 week Programmes in the effort to re-train up to 20 unemployed students in the hope of progressing them to employment.

In order to be selected for interview the candidate must have a training/tutoring qualification at level 6 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and a sport/recreation qualification at level 7 or higher on the NFQ. The candidate must also have at least 4 years post qualification teaching experience.

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s in Sport Related discipline and Minimum Level 6 Train the Trainer Qualification.

Required experience:

  • Classroom based Teaching: 4 years
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Driving Opportunities at Swilly Grpoup

Driving Opportunity at Swilly Group

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Career Oportunities at Swilly Group

The Swilly Group has announced that they are accepting applications for two vacant positions in their Driving Division. The successful driving school is now accepting applications for two vacancies at their Letterkenny Office, HGV Driving Instructor and Driving School Manager.

Established in 1975, the Swilly Group has grown to become one of the leading providers of training, recruitment and employment support services in Ireland. The company serves industries such as Transport, Driving, Hospitality, Tourism, Care Services and Outdoor Activities.

Driving Opportunities at Swilly Grpoup

Brian Sweeney, Swilly Group Managing Director

Managing Director Brian Sweeney, “It is a very exciting time at the company.” “We have expanded our service portfolio and geographical footprint over the last 10 years to become the leading provider of Truck and Bus driver training services across Ireland.” “We are now looking for a number of ambitious candidates who are interested in developing a career in the driver training industry.” Brian continued, “We are offering attractive employment packages and will provide the necessary Driving Instructor training to the successful candidates”.

Artic Truck and Coach Drivers with at least 3 years driving experience are invited to apply for the HGV Driving Instructor position. For the Driving School Manager vacancy, the successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ management experience and a proven track record in Truck or Bus driving, Transport Management or a similar role. All candidates must be eager to learn, confident, good with people and flexible.

To find out more about the current vacancies, contact Denise in the Swilly Group Recruitment division on
(074) 9151212 or 1890 63 63 63, email recruitment@swillygroup.com or check out our website @ http://swillygroup.com/recruitment/job-seekers/jobs/

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Bus and Truck Driving Instructor

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Reports to:                         Driving School Manager

Company Profile:  Established in 1975, the Swilly Group is one of the largest providers of training and recruitment services in Ireland.  This award-winning company has offices in Letterkenny and Dublin and provides training and recruitment services to customers in the Transport, Driving, Healthcare, Childcare, Retail and Hospitality industry sectors.  The Swilly Group is expanding its service portfolio to include a range of Recruitment, Job Placement and Employment Support Services.

The Swilly Group is currently seeking applications from highly motivated Truck or Bus Drivers interested in joining the Swilly Group team.  For further information on the Swilly Group please visit our website www.swillygroup.com

Candidate Profile:  The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ practical experience and a proven track record in Truck or Bus driving or a similar role.  He/she must have knowledge of driving, and the transport industry in general.  Although not essential, a Train-the-Trainer Qualification would also be an advantage.  He/she must be eager to learn, confident, good with people and flexible.

Job Description:  The appointee will work within the Driving Division of the Swilly Group and will support the delivery of Swilly Group training programmes in Donegal, Dublin and throughout Ireland.

Duties:

  • Delivery practical driving tuition in Swilly Group or client vehicles for licence categories C (Rigid Truck), EC (Articulated Truck) or D (Coach/Bus) as required by Swilly Group management
  • Support the Management and delivery of driving training courses and programmes
  • Provide classroom tuition on driving and the rules of the road on Swilly Group programmes
  • Teach Swilly Group learners about the basic maintenance of vehicles and how to carry out driver daily checks of vehicles as per the RSA guidelines
  • Bring to the attention of Swilly Group management any defects or faults on Swilly Group vehicles that you become aware of
  • Comply and support the implementation of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental management systems within the Swilly Group
  • Support and comply with the quality control procedures of the training courses being delivered by Swilly Group tutors
  • Work along project timelines and towards targets set by management
  • Providing training in both the Training Centre and Driving School.
  • Participate in training programmes and seminars as requested by Swilly Group Management

 

You will be required to be flexible in this position and must be prepared to undertake such other duties as may be assigned to you by the company from time to time.  Such duties can be outside the area of your normal work.

Applicants should apply with a Cover Letter and full Curriculum Vitae.  The position will be kept open until it is filled. For more information or to apply, please contact or submit your CV with your expression of interest to: Ms. Denise Doherty, Recruitment Division, The Swilly Group, Business Park Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal (recruitment@swillygroup.com). Please mark the envelope “Driving Instructor Application”.

Check out our Website at  http://swillygroup.com/recruitment/job-seekers/jobs/

Swilly Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Driving School Manager

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Reports to:  Director of Driving Services

Company Profile:  Established in 1975, the Swilly Group is one of the largest providers of training and recruitment services in Ireland.  This award-winning company has offices in Letterkenny and Dublin and provides training and recruitment services to customers in the Transport, Driving, Healthcare, Childcare, Retail and Hospitality industry sectors.  The Swilly Group is expanding its service portfolio to include a range of Recruitment, Job Placement and Employment Support Services.

The Swilly Group is currently seeking applications from highly motivated persons with managerial experience interested in joining the Swilly Group team.  For further information on the Swilly Group please visit our website www.swillygroup.com.

Candidate Profile:  The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ management experience and a proven track record in Truck or Bus driving or a similar role.  He/she must have knowledge of driving, and the transport industry in general.  Although not essential, a Train-the-Trainer Qualification would also be an advantage.  He/she must be eager to learn, confident, good with people and flexible.

Job Description:  The appointee will work report to the Director of Driving Services and be responsible for the management of Driving School services at our Letterkenny offices.  He/she will also support the delivery of Swilly Group Driving Services at our Dublin office and throughout Ireland.

Duties:

  • Manage the delivery of all driving school services in Letterkenny across all licence categories (cars, car and trailers, minibuses, buses & trucks)
  • Manage the Swilly Group Fleet and operate the preventative maintenance programme to ensure all vehicles are roadworthy and compliance with RSA and Road Safety Regulations
  • Manage the tax, insurance and roadworthiness certification of the Swilly Group Fleet
  • Liaise directly with the Director of Driving Services and other Swilly Group Management regarding Resource Management
  • Plan the allocation and efficient use human resources (Instructors) and vehicles to ensure seamless delivery of Swilly Group driving school services
  • Support the management and delivery of other driving related training courses and programmes e.g. Driver CPC
  • Provide classroom tuition on driving and the rules of the road on Swilly Group programmes
  • Work closely with Swilly Group management to develop attractive service offerings for Swilly Group customers
  • Work closely with Swilly Group management to develop and market Swilly Group Driving Services
  • Provide Driving Tuition and other Driving Services in cars, car and trailers, buses and trucks
  • Teach Swilly Group learners about the basic maintenance of vehicles and how to carry out driver daily checks of vehicles as per the RSA guidelines
  • Bring to the attention of Swilly Group management any defects or faults on Swilly Group vehicles that you become aware of
  • Manage the compliance of Driving Services with Swilly Group Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental management systems
  • Support and comply with the RSA quality control and service delivery procedures for driving services being delivered by Swilly Group tutors
  • Work along project timelines and towards targets set by management
  • Providing training in both the Training Centre and Driving School.
  • Participate in training programmes and seminars as requested by Swilly Group Management

 

You will be required to be flexible in this position and must be prepared to undertake such other duties as may be assigned to you by the company from time to time.  Such duties can be outside the area of your normal work.

Applicants should apply with a Cover Letter and full Curriculum Vitae.  The position will be kept open until it is filled. For more information or to apply, please contact or submit your CV with your expression of interest to: Ms. Denise Doherty, Recruitment Division, The Swilly Group, Business Park Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal (denisedoherty@swillygroup.com). Please mark the envelope “Driving School Manager Application”.

 Swilly Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Bus Truck & HGV Driving Instructor RSA ADI

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Swilly Group are currently recruiting for Bus, Truck & HGV Driving Instructors RSA ADI.

Candidate Profile: The successful candidate will have at least 3 years practical experience and a proven track record in Truck or Bus driving or a similar role.  He/she must have knowledge of driving, and the transport industry in general.  Although not essential, a Train-the-Trainer Qualification would also be an advantage.  He/she must be eager to learn, confident, good with people and flexible.

Job Description:  The successful candidate will work within the Driving Division of the Swilly Group and will support the delivery of Swilly Group Training Programmes in Donegal, Dublin and throughout Ireland.

Duties:

  • Deliver practical driving tuition in Swilly Group or client vehicles for licence categories C (Rigid Truck), EC (Articulated Truck) or D (Coach/Bus) as required by Swilly Group management.
  • Support the Management and delivery of driving training courses and programmes.
  • Provide classroom tuition on driving and the rules of the road on Swilly Group programmes.
  • Teach Swilly Group learners about the maintenance of vehicles and how to carry out driver daily checks of vehicles as per the RSA guidelines.
  • Bring to the attention of Swilly Group management any defects or faults on Swilly Group vehicles that you become aware of.
  • Comply and support the implementation of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental management systems within the Swilly Group.
  • Assist the Training Centre Director with the management and quality control of the training courses being delivered by Swilly Group tutors.
  • Work along project timelines and towards targets set by management.
  • Providing training in both the Training Centre and Driving School.
  • Participate in training programmes and seminars as requested by Swilly Group Management.

 

You will be required to be flexible in this position and must be prepared to undertake such other duties as may be assigned to you by the company from time to time.  Such duties can be outside the area of your normal work.

Applicants should apply with a Cover Letter/Note and CV.

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Commis Chef Programme

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Commis Chef Programme – Starts this February

Swilly Group is now actively recruiting for our exciting new Commis Chef Programme which is set to start this February.  With such a hugh shortage of trained Chefs across the county, NorthTech Skillnets has decided to fund a short Commis Chef programme to run this spring.

This 7 Week programme with additional Work Placement , had as its core objective the progression of our candidates into jobs within the hospitality sector in Donegal.  The Culinary skills developed include Breakfast Cookery, Contemporary Cuisine, Deli/Larder and Pastry along with Kitchen Health and Safety.

Along with the hands on cooking and baking, food hygiene and career planning mentoring will be an integral part of the programme in order to assist you progress into your first Kitchen Job.

The Course, which is free to the learner, runs two days per Week (Tuesday/Wednesday), with additional Work Placement days arranged between each candidate and their host company.  All candidates who start are provided with an individual set of kitchen knives and a chefs uniform.

If you are interested in finding out more about this programme contact Swilly Group on (074) 91 51212 or by emailing karl@swillygroup.com

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Head Chef

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Swilly Group have been tasked with recruiting for the position of Head Chef for an establishment in Co Monaghan. As Head Chef the successful  candidate will be responsible for everything that goes on in the kitchen, be required to oversee all dishes from start to finish, tasked with hiring and firing employees, meeting health and safety standards and creating new recipes for the menu.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Overall responsibility for the kitchen’s daily operations
  • Liaising with Suppliers for food and produce orders
  • Creating new dishes and menus
  • Interviewing and hiring new staff
  • Managing the profit margins of the kitchen
  • Monitoring and controlling stock levels
  • Ensuring correct Stock Rotation procedures are followed
  • Implementation of Health & Safety procedures in the kitchen
  • Estimating costs and ensuring all purchases are within budget
  • Responsible for the Kitchen’s Accounts and creating a work roster

Salary negotiable for the successful candidate

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Restaurant Supervisor

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Swilly Group has been instructed by their Client to recruit for the position of Restaurant Supervisor for an establishment in the North West.  The candidate will assist the Restaurant Manger in directing and organising the restaurant staff to ensure a first class service of food & beverages to maximise profits and guest satisfaction.

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Supervise the floor during meal periods to ensure that standards of service are met
  • Communicate effectively to provide clear direction to the staff
  • Observe performance and encourage improvement where necessary
  • Ensure staffing levels are appropriate
  • Communicate positively with customers and employees, listen to and understand requests
  • Resolve any problems to the satisfaction of involved parties
  • Organise special events in the restaurant
  • Manage customer bookings to maximise profits
  • Ensure that all standards and cash handling procedures are met
  • Be responsible for all aspects of health & safety
  • Be HACCP qualified

Salary negotiable for the successful candidate.

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