We would like to invite applications for the following role in Cavan

Programme Assistant

Permanent Contract 19.5 hours per week

You will be supporting the daily operation of the Resource and Outreach Centre in Cavan, enabling service users to get maximum outcome from the service they have been allocated, enhancing their independence and promoting equity in line with IWA's person centred processes. You will ensure the highest quality of service provision for our service users.

Close liaison is required with Resource and Outreach Centre staff and members for the successful implementation of this position. Links will also be made with relevant voluntary and statutory agencies, families and friends of members.

Training, Experience and Qualifications

A minimum of 5 completed modules of QQI level 5 in Healthcare Support or similar qualification is essential. QQI Major Awards that are deemed relevant to IWA are:

Community & Health Services (to include minor components Safety & Health at Work and Care Provision & Practice)

Health Service Skills (to include minor components in Workplace Statutory Policies & Procedures and Care Skills and Care Support)

Health Care Support (to include minor components Safety & Health at Work and Care Skills and Care Support)

A category B driving license is distinct advantage.

Knowledge and Skills

Previous experience of developing and delivering projects or programmes

Previous experience of working with people with disabilities is required

Knowledge and understanding of Safety Health and Welfare regulations, as well as transport safety and standards of use is essential


Communicating and Influencing

Motivating and Empowering

Innovation and Creativity

Planning and Organising

Quality and Customer Focus

Remuneration & Benefits

Salary for this position is from €26,001 to €31,830 DOE pro rata

Excellent working conditions

Training & development opportunities

25 days annual leave pro rata

Access to Defined Contribution Pension scheme and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans

Employee Assistance Programme


The closing date for this position is Thursday 6th August 2020.



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