Festina Lente: Transition Training Programme Facilitator (Part-Time)

Festina Lente in Bray, Co Wicklow have a job vacancy for a part time Transition Training Programme Facilitator to work with the Programme Manager and the Transition Training Programme Team in the delivery of a Rehabilitative Training Programme to people with disabilities with an emphasis on person centered planning and personal growth and development.

Job Description:

  1. To assist in implementing the Transition Training Programme, as set out in the Programme Descriptor, in conjunction with the Transition Training Programme Staff and Programme Manager
  2. To assist in managing the delivery of FETAC (QQI) modules as set out in the Programme Descriptor
  3. To contribute towards the evaluation of the delivery of the Training Programme on an annual basis
  4. To maintain and update training and assessment records for learners in line with the QQI accredited Quality Assurance Programme and HSE New Direction Guidelines
  5. To liaise with the Transition Training Programme Team and the Programme Manager in the planning and facilitation of work experience placements
  6. To act as an advocate for learners involved in the programme
  7. To implement quality standards as per HSE New Directions Guidelines
  8. To deliver relevant programmes/classes, as per Programme Descriptor, QQI Quality Assurance Guidelines and HSE New Directions, while accounting for the learning needs and preferences of the learner group
  9. To liaise with the Programme Manager and contribute to the preparation of activities and records necessary for QQI, HSE New Directions and/or other accreditation
  10. To develop and write course material including lesson plans, worksheets and to develop or source teaching resources, with consideration to the resources available in the wider community
  11. To work in conjunction with the Programme Manager and team members to design, implement and review behaviour support plans for service users where appropriate
  12. To accompany Service Users on a Mid-Week Break once per year
  13. To carry out administrative tasks in consultation with the manager to ensure smooth running of the programme
  14. To liaise with learner’s family members/guardians and/or support persons
  15. To manage computer records and use IT resources to produce reports
  16. To keep informed about current issues affecting people with intellectual disabilities and to integrate evidenced based knowledge into daily practice
  17. To liaise with other organisations/professionals as required
  18. To comply with the Health and Safety requirements of the organisation
  19. To attend staff meetings and training as required
  20. To build and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, learners & service users
  21. To facilitate learners to engage in community based activities on a planned basis and to ensure the health and safety of learners during these off-site events
  22. Providing support, supervision and/or facilitation of educational programmes with the Day Service and Equestrian Training Programme

Contract Type: Permanent Part- Time Contract
Location: Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow
Reporting to: Programme Manager
Hours: 15.5 hours per week: 08.00-16.30 with a 45 minute lunch break at 1.00pm. Thursdays and Fridays only.

Closing Date for Applications Thursday 2nd May 2019

Please go to https://festinalente.ie/job-vacancy-for-a-transition-training-programme-facilitator/ for more details including our online application form and full job description.


Bray, Co Wicklow

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