Rural Social Scheme Workers Required 2020
The Rural Social Scheme requires new Rural Social Scheme workers. Any farmer who wishes to participate on the Rural Social Scheme, please contact Tony McCormack at the details at the bottom of this article. Minimum rate is €225.50/week.
Minimum 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 email Tony McCormack at Westmeath Community Development firstname.lastname@example.org