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SPECIAL NEEDS FACILITATOR / JOB COACH (35 HOURS PER WEEK)

The Bridge Camphill Community is currently seeking a highly motivated person to fill the following position.

Job Title:                   Special Needs Facilitator / Job Coach

Work Times:   9.30am  - 5.30pm Monday to Friday 35 hours

Pay Rate:                    €14.00 per hour

Job Purpose

To support the intentional community, in developing and formalising a person-centred culture, and to achieve a high quality of personal outcomes in a time of rapidly changing regulatory requirements, while maintaining its ethos and values.

The area of work will include a facilitative role for empowering people to expand their activities beyond the bounds of the community in line with the “New Directions” Policy. The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness and flexibility to adapt within their role and take on additional responsibilities.

If you have a passion for empowering people with special needs and thrive on working in a job that requires many different skills sets, this might be for you.

General Job Description:

To provide residential, job coaching and lifestyle supports to adults with special needs, in an intentional community, by being part of a team of co-workers, volunteers and employees creating a positive living experience, and an environment and atmosphere within the home in which the needs of people can be met.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • Level 5 or higher in health and social care or similar field
  • Excellent communication, people management and problem-solving skills, empathy and sensitivity to others.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and motivate a team to enthusiastically support individuals
  • Energy and enthusiasm, be highly motivated, reliable and  have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • An openness to the Camphill Ethos and alternative  models of Social Care
  • An Understanding of HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Duty of Care
  • Work experience in a related area such as personal assistant/carer, community development or social care and/or community regeneration
  • Experience in supporting people that display challenging behaviour
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting

Please direct all enquiries to Deirdre Mallitte at 045-481597. 

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached below

Applications will only be accepted by email to deirdre.mallitte.thebridge@camphill.ie with letter of application and CV attached.

Closing Date for applications will be 5pm Wednesday the 02nd October 2019

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 4th October 2019
 for interviews being held between the dates 10th October to the 15th October 2018

Camphill is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 


Type of Contract: Minimum 3 months Closing Date: 02 Oct 2019

For more information please download the following documents:
http://camphill.ie/userfiles/files/THE%20BRIDGE%20Job%20Coach%20jd%20ps%20Sept%202019.docx
http://camphill.ie/userfiles/files/BRIDGE%20Camphill%20Communities%20of%20Ireland%20-%20Application%20Form%20(1).doc
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For more info contact: Deirdre Mallitte deirdre.mallitte.thebridge@camphill.ie 045-481597

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