PROGRAMMES FACILITATOR Job at Rehab Group – in Sligo
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 Programmes 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.
Sligo Resource Centre
Permanent contract, 35 hours
To promote and support independent living and community integration. To facilitate in the educational, developmental, recreational and occupational programmes and activities of the service, as appropriate. Programmes will be designed to match the service user’s needs and capabilities while allowing him/her to develop his/her full potential and will be implemented at an appropriate time and setting in order to give maximum support.
Minimum Education & Skills required
Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent
A third level graduate, Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable
1-year minimum experience of working in a relevant Setting with the experience of facilitating and implementing person centered 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
Experience of lone working
Experience of supporting people in the community in line with New Directions.
Experience of promoting Self Advocacy with service users
Knowledge and ability to manage behaviors that challenge
Job Duties & Responsibilities
To be a key worker to service users in order to facilitate the Person Centered Planning process. To identify goals and supports required by individual service users and maintain records as required
To develop and deliver person centered programmes to meet the needs of service users as identified through Person Centered Planning and to maintain the required records.
To carry out daily duties such as health and safety checks, making telephone calls, updating records, canteen and general supervision, facilitating activities and programmes and any other reasonable duties as deemed appropriate by the Programmes Supervisor / 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.
This role requires the job holder to:
Full Driving Licence
Highly motivated self-starter
Positive, can-do attitude
Company Pension Scheme
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
27 days’ annual leave
Bike to work scheme
Tax saver travel scheme
Closing Date: 23/04/2021
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These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the services.
The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Company: Rehab Group –
Company Location: Sligo