Programme Facilitator

The RehabGroup
Bantry, CO.CORK

Healthcare / Health Services
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Garda Vetting - conducted by org
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full-Time Temporary

Job Description

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

Bantry Resource Centre,

Bantry, County Cork

Fixed Term Contract – 6 months, 39 hours


Job Purpose

Reporting to the Community Service Manager through the Programmes Supervisor, 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 in line with New Directions


Minimum Education & Skills required

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

§ Good knowledge of New Directions and community based programmes

§ Knowledge and understanding of intellectual disabilities and mental health issues.

§ 1 year minimum experience of working in a relevant Setting with the experience of facilitating and implementing person centred plans,



Job Duties & Responsibilities

§ 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 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 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 Programmes Supervisor / Community Services Manager.

§ To observe all rules and regulations of the RehabCare services ensuring that all relevant Rehab Group administrative rules, regulations policies and procedures are adhered to at all times



Additional requirements

§ Must have good report writing skills and IT skills

§ Programme facilitation skills an advantage

§ Excellent interpersonal skills

§ Full driving license is desirable.




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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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.



Closing Date: Wednesday, 14th April 2021.

 Interviews for this role will take place Tuesday, 27th April 2021

 The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer



Job Requirements
 Minimum QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent.
 Good knowledge of New Directions and community based programmes
 Knowledge and understanding of intellectual disabilities and mental health issues.
 1 year minimum experience of working in a relevant Setting with the experience of facilitating and implementing person centred plans,
The RehabGroup
Sharon Newman
10D Beckett Way
Park West Business Park DUBLIN