Festina Lente: Community Connector and Day Service Facilitator

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Festina Lente in Bray, Co Wicklow have a job vacancy for a Community Connector and Day Service Facilitator for people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour support needs.

Job Description:

  1. To facilitate person centred planning in conjunction with Service Users and coordinate and evaluate the achievement of personal goals
  2. To act as an advocate and keyworker for service-users
  3. To develop and deliver relevant programmes/classes with an emphasis on community inclusion
  4. To support Service Users in accessing Education, Employment and Work Experience Opportunities
  5. To support Service Users to have meaningful social roles in their communities with an emphasis on Supported Employment
  6. To build and maintain excellent working relationships with Colleagues & Service Users
  7. To work in conjunction with the Training and Day Services Manager and team members to design, implement and review Support Plans for Service Users.
  8. To maintain and update records for Service Users in line with the Festina Lente Policy on Record Keeping
  9. To design, implement and review positive behaviour support plans and positive risk assessments
  10. To support Service Users to build up links in their communities
  11. To implement and review individual person centred plans in line with New Directions Policy
  12. To liaise with Service Users family members and /or support persons
  13. To liaise with other organisations/professionals as required
  14. To comply with the Health & Safety requirements of the organisation
  15. To attend residential three-day trip away with Service Users
  16. Attend staff meetings and training as required

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent Contract of Employment
Location: Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow
Reporting to: Training & Day Services Manager
Hours: 39 hours per week
Working Week: Monday to Friday
Working Hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 15th February 2019

Please go to https://festinalente.ie/job-vacancy-for-a-community-connector-and-day-service-facilitator/ for more details including our online application form and full job description.


Bray, Co Wicklow

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