Relief Programme facilitator

The RehabGroup

Healthcare / Health Services
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Garda Vetting - conducted by org
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Contract Fixed Term

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



Relief Programme Facilitator

Navan Resource Centre 

Navan, Co Meath

Fixed Term Contract 3 months, Variable 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.



Minimum Education & Skills required

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

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

§ Experience of lone working, and supporting people in the community in line with New Directions.

§ Experience of supporting adults with Autism and Mental Health difficulties.





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 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

§ 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

§ Programme facilitation skills and good networking 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




To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.


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: Sunday, 3rd January 2021.


The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer




Job Requirements
 Minimum QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care, or equivalent.
 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