Tús is a Community Work Place Initiative.
Tús is an activation initiative for those who are unemployed and on Jobseekers payment from the Department of Social Protection (DSP) for the past 12 months. Tús provides short – term and suitable community work placements with host organisations in the locality
These work placements will be a valuable route for participants to gain or add experience of the workplace, to learn new skills and to return to the routine of regular work. It will improve their employability and work readiness by providing them with work experience.
It will provide prospective employers with evidence that the participant has the necessary skills and abilities to do the job. It will provide participants with a recent work reference and CV at the end of their placement