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Course Tutor (Nursing)

Rehab Group

  • Cork city
  • Not disclosed
  • Fixed term contract
  • Updated 12/12/2012
  • Suzanne De Hora
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Course Tutor - Nursing - Cork


National Learning Network is a recognised employer of choice. We are Ireland's leading provider of individualised training, inclusive education and employment access and support services. We promote equality by providing world-class training, education and employment access services and by actively influencing the creation of a more inclusive society. Part of the Rehab Group of companies, we operate in more than fifty locations throughout Ireland. Our major partners include FÁS and the Health Service Executive.

Applications are invited for the following position

Post:            Course Tutor (Nursing) FÁS Healthcare Assistant Traineeship
Term:           36 Hours per week, Specific Purpose Contract, 38 weeks

Location:     Cobh, Co. Cork

Experience and Qualifications required:

  • Registered General Nurse with a minimum of 5 years work experience in nursing / healthcare including 2 years post-qualification experience in a Care of the Older Person healthcare setting.
  • Relevant training certificate (e.g. Train the Trainer (FETAC Level 6) and 4 years post qualification training experience. 
  • Previous experience in delivering training and assessments on programmes leading to a Certificate in Healthcare Support at FETAC Level 5.
  • Experience in work placement activities with adult learners is desirable.
  • Excellent facilitation, communication and organisation skills coupled with an ability to develop and implement training modules on an individual basis.
  • Ability to motivate and manage individuals and groups, giving supportive help and constructive feedback. 

A Panel may be formed from this advertisement from which future vacancies may be filled. This opportunity is opened to secondment for internal applicants.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 13th of December 2012

Please note Interviews for this position will take place on Wednesday 19th December 2012

Please note that this post may be filled by one individual or a number of individuals working on a part time basis. 

Rehab Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Specification

Job Title:     Course Tutor (Registered General Nurse), FÁS Healthcare Assistant Traineeship

Reporting To:  Course Manager

Purpose of the Position

Design, deliver and assess FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Healthcare Support. The Tutor shall be responsible for the programme in accordance with the agreed FÁS training programme specification (TPS), together with the day-to-day management and maintenance of all aspects of the programme.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  1. The maintenance of an up-to-date working knowledge of developments and standards in Healthcare.
  2. Provide systematic training according to specified curricula, maintaining all records required for effective monitoring of the learners' progress.
  3. Maintaining records of all training in accordance with both FÁS and National Learning Network quality standards and producing reports on same, as required.
  4. As a key member of the training team, evaluate needs and produce an individual learning plan for each learner.
  5. To instil by example and direct training, proper work attitudes and work behaviours in each learner, and to provide learners with adequate feedback about their progress and their future progression objectives.
  6. To develop curricula and innovative interventions in co-operation with Programme Development Officers.
  7. Ensure that there is a rational and economical use of all equipment, materials and supplies, and that all equipment is maintained in good working order.
  8. Apply all standards and procedures relating to Health & Safety Acts and maintain the highest levels of safety, constantly reminding trainees of possible dangers.
  9. Report to the Course Manager on all matters pertaining to the programme and immediately inform their Course Manager should any problems arise.
  10. The Tutor will carry out his/her work of instruction and general work training under the guidance of the management of National Learning Network and shall co-operate fully with the Tutors of other sections, as required.
  11. Observe all rules, standards and regulations in operation, as laid down from time to time.
  12. To contribute to the continuous improvement activities of National Learning Network and actively participate in and promote a culture of excellence throughout all National Learning Network activities, services etc.
  13. Any other duties and responsibilities within the general requirements of the above job specification as may be required from time to time.


This job profile is subject to regular review.


Ref: SWCKNursingHollyhill
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