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Instructor- Day Services- One Year Specified Purpose Full Time Contract

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  • Kildare
  • Not disclosed
  • Fixed term contract
  • Updated 30/11/2012
  • Fiona Farrell
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Applicants must have successfully completed a relevant third level qualification. One year's paid relevant experience working with people with intellectua; disability desirable.Experience of dekivering programe of training & education preferable.





 Reporting to:     Supervisor, Day Programmes



 Job Summary: The post holder will provide and effective response to the particular needs and ambitions of every person who uses our services.

 Duties and Responsibilities


  • To communicate with and assist parents, families and visitors in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • To communicate relevant information (i.e. progress, absenteeism and illness relating to service users) on a daily basis, to the Supervisor.
  • To report and record all relevant details of any incidents and accidents of service users/staff/voluntary workers immediately to Supervisor and assist in the prompt investigation of any incidents and accidents (where appropriate).  In absence of the immediate Supervisor, contact must be made with the Coordinator or Programme Manager.
  • To maintaining full and effective communication with the families and all the staff involved in the services users welfare.
  • To report absenteeism/lateness to the Supervisor.



  • To encourage and promote a high standard of professionalism, loyalty, teamwork and effective communication amongst staff, valuing and acknowledging the contribution of all staff.
  • To be available from time to time outside normal working hours and to perform such other duties appropriate to the post as may from time to time be required by the Director of Services or any other designated person.
  • To be flexible and willing to work in various areas of the service as needs arise.
  • To attend Probationary Review and Performance Development Review meetings as organised by your Supervisor.
  • To participate in staff development and in-service training relevant to the post as may be organised from time to time.
  • Staff maybe requested at any time to work in another group/area taking into consideration the overall needs of the programme service.
  • To comply with dress code regulations at all times.

This job description will be subject to review in light of experience and/or changing circumstances and will include other duties appropriate to the post as may be reasonably determined by the Director or the designated nominee.


Ensure confidentiality is kept as a priority and information is disseminated through the appropriate channels on a need to know basis.

In the course of your employment you may have access to or hear information concerning the medical or personal affairs of service users and/or staff or other Centre/Service business.   Such records and information are strictly confidential and unless acting on the instructions of an authorised officer, on no account must information concerning staff or clients or other Centre business be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duty.    In addition, records must never be left in such a manner that unauthorised persons can obtain access to them and must be kept in safe custody when no longer required.

  March 2011.

Closing date for receipt of Cirriclum Vitae is Friday 30th November 2012 at 4pm.

Full Job Description available on Request.



Ref: Instructor
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