Rehab Group: Programme Supervisor - Galway Resource Centre

A commitment to living the organizational 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 Rehab care, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for an experienced Programme Supervisor 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 upmost 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 Supervisor for Galway Resource Centre, Co Galway

Fixed Term Contract – 6 months, 19.5 hours

Job Purpose

The purpose of the job is to promote and support independent living and community integration personal development and work opportunities for service users. To assist the Community Services Manager in the development, implementation and delivery of quality customer focused and cost effective community services to service-Users at an appropriate time and setting. The successful candidate will work with 2 resource centres based in Casla and Galway City to progress supported self-directed living and community-based supports. This includes the provision of individual programmes and activities to meet the needs, choices and abilities of service-users, and an active contribution towards the involvement of RehabCare in the expansion of this service.

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • A Third level graduate, health and social care or equivalent
  • Well-developed people management skills, with proven experience of building, leading and motivating a team.
  • Experience of working with adults with disabilities
  • Training in SSDL (Supported Self Directed Living) and/or SRV (Social Role Valorisation) is highly desirable with a willingness to upskill

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Build trusting relationships and communication with service users, facilitating them to identify their goals, strengths and needs.
  • Support service users to establish and enhance their natural support circle.
  • Research and devise Community Profiles, sourcing activities in service user’s communities.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with local organizations.

Additional requirements

  • Be action orientated; enjoying working hard and seeking challenges with an ability to act and react as required, even in circumstances of limited/incomplete information.
  • Be flexible regarding working hours and travel in order to meet the operational needs of the service and organization.
  • Flexibly adapt to take on other reasonable duties/projects if required by the CSM
  • Full clean driving license

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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Closing Date: Friday, 20th September 2019

Interviews for this role will take place 1st & 2nd of October

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer


Co Galway

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