Job Description

  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Job Location: Republic of Ireland
  • Date Posted: Posted 6 days ago
  • Salary:TBC
  • Date ClosesCloses 15/11/2019

A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality



Are you looking for a role in a challenging, yet extremely rewarding environment? Do you have the compassion and the strength of character to help people with disabilities, live independent lives? We are Rehabcare, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for a Programme Facilitator to join our team. You will promote the development of independent living skills, while you assist our service users in their day to day tasks. Their safety and wellbeing will be your utmost priority at all times. You will nurture their ability to make their own choices and support them every step of the way, as they reach their full potential. You will be a champion of dignity, empathy and inclusion for all people with disabilities, within the community


Programme Facilitator for Ennis Residential Service

Permanent Part Time – 25 hours weekly


Job Purpose


Reporting to the Service Manager through the Team Leader, the post holder will facilitate service users in their choices, developing programmes within the context of a person centred model of service delivery. The programmes may include independent living, personal development and occupational and leisure activities, within the context of a quality of life model



Minimum Education & Skills required


§  Minimum QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent.

§  A third level graduate, Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable.

Experience supporting adults with an intellectual disability and people enduring mental health issues
§  Programme facilitation skills an advantage

§  1 year minimum experience of working in a relevant Setting with the experience of facilitating and implementing  person centred plans, experience in the design, development and provision of programmes and activities to meet the needs, choices and abilities of service users including providing support in the area of independent living skills and community integration for persons with intellectual disability.




Job Duties & Responsibilities


§  To be a key worker to service users in order to facilitate the Person Centred Planning process.

§  To identify goals and supports required by individual service users and maintain records as required. To develop and deliver person centred programmes to meet the needs of service users as identified through Person Centred Planning and to maintain the required records.

§  To support individuals and groups in accessing their community to meet identified needs by facilitating activities and programmes and any other reasonable duties as deemed appropriate by the Programme Supervisor / Community Services Manager.

§  To promote and support independence and community integration in your approach with the service user group including liaising with key community based personnel in pursuit of accessible community activities in accordance with the service user’s choices and aspirations.








Additional requirements

§  Must have good report writing skills and IT skills

§  Full Driving Licence required

§  To Work on your own initiative when appropriate

§  Excellent interpersonal skills

§  Be able to adapt to different tasks each day and work well with a team










Staff Benefits

§  Company Pension Scheme

§  Paid maternity leave

§  Paid paternity leave

§  27 days annual leave

§  Bike to work scheme

§  Tax saver travel scheme

§  Income protection




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Closing Date: 15th November 2019

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer




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