Elderwell: Therapeutic Recreation Facilitators (Part-Time)



(Sessional/Short Hours)

Elderwell Ltd are currently recruiting part-time Therapeutic Recreation Facilitators for short/sessional hours throughout Cork. The facilitator is required to lead and deliver recreational activity sessions with a focus on improving the quality of life for the elderly living in residential care centres. The facilitator must be committed to the well-being of older people. This position is a high energy position and requires a motivated, creative, caring person to deliver the programme. The facilitator must have awareness and knowledge of how to practice and deliver sessions safely, specifically in relation to COVID-19. (Specific Training will be provided regarding Covid-19 Protocols)


Excellent communication skills, experience of working with the elderly and/or experience of working in groups. The facilitator must be fluent in English (both verbal and written), must have own transport, and must be committed to their allocated sessions. All employment with Elderwell Ltd is subject to Garda Clearance and Reference Checks.


The role would suit someone who is flexible, who is reliable and who is committed to improving the well-being of the elderly.

Vacancies to start immediately in Youghal (3.5 hrs weekly) Tuesdays & Fridays, and Fermoy (8.5hrs weekly) Tuesdays and Fridays. In addition to these we have vacancies in other areas in Cork Mondays-Fridays in sessional hours.

Shortlisting applies. Interviews will be held within a week of receiving application. Successful applicants will receive training prior to working onsite, please note the Induction Training will include the HSEland.ie Courses in: Hand Hygiene, PPE, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Your Health & Safety working in Care Settings which are completed online and training specific to Elderwell Ltd which will be a combination of online and a meeting adhering to all Covid-19 government advise.

Job Description available on request.

Any queries please contact Nicola Fitzpatrick Manager 089-9561358 or submit CV by email to manager@elderwell.ie

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
30th Sep, 2020
Co Cork
Expiry Date
30th Nov, 2020