COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT (CE) – JOB DESCRIPTION
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CE Programme Assistant
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OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB
Community Employment (CE) is designed to help people who have been unemployed to get back to work or progress to further training. Our schemes are a developmental opportunity which offer you valuable opportunity for training and experience, which will help you to secure employment or further training upon completion of your time with our CE Scheme.
The role of the Community Employment sponsor is to provide a meaningful work programme and training plan for each participant appropriate to their progression and employment goals.
WORKING AS PART OF OUR IWA TEAM
You will join our team at our IWA Community Centre, working with Management, Staff & Volunteers to ensure the successful implementation and delivery of services to IWA Clients engaging in personal and activation programmes in our IWA Community Centres. This should be done In line with IWA’s Vision to achieve full social, economic and educational inclusion and integration of people with disabilities as equal, independent and participative members of their communities and society
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
BREAKDOWN OF DAILY/WEEKLY TASKS
- Driver adhere to all health Safety
- Escort on Bus Daily activities in Centre
- Personal Care
- Social Outings
- Support service user
- Attend training
- Complete QQI Level 5 Healthcare
- You must be willing to engage and complete all IWA mandatory Training
- You must be willing to make a commitment to engage with the CE Supervisor and agree an Individual Learner Plan (ILP) to ensure compulsory training and development in compliance with the Department of Social Protection’s (DSP) Training Programme.
BEHAVIOURS & ATTITUDE
- The ability to work as part of a team and work on own initiative
- Conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the organisation and should treat each other with dignity, respect and fairness at all times
- Flexible approach to work
- Dress Appropriately
- Caring ‘can-do’ attitude
SALARY & BENEFITS
- Salary will be deemed by the Department of Social Protection
- A €20 top up to your existing DSP payment, under present DSP policy
- Training provided through Community Employment is delivered within a Quality Assurance framework and can lead to recognised FETAC/QQI awards and qualifications.
- You have the option of participating in the IWA’s group VHI and HSF Health Cash Plans
- You have the option of participating in the PRSA pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Excellent working conditions
- A commitment to the on-going training and development of all employees
This job description is a guide to the general range of duties and is not intended to be either restrictive or definitive and may be subject to periodic review.