Rural Social Scheme Workers Required
The Rural Social Scheme requires new Rural Social Scheme workers. If you are a farmer who wishes to participate, click here for the scheme’s flyer. Minimum rate is €225.50/week.
Criteria to apply for a RSS placement includes:
- Own a minimum of 1 hectare of land
- Have a Herd, Equine or Pig number
- In receipt of Basic Payment Scheme
- In receipt of payment from Department of Employment & Social Protection.
Alternatively, if your child/sibling/spouse, civil partner or cohabitant is getting one of the qualifying social welfare payments and is actively farming, they can use your herd number to qualify for the scheme.
Please contact Mr Tony McCormack at Westmeath Community Development 044-9348571 or email firstname.lastname@example.org