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CE Rehabilitation Scheme Supervisor

39 hours per week based on annual contract pay scale as per CE Supervisor rates of pay

Roles and responsibilities of the employee

·         To ensure the effective and efficient management of the human, financial and resources of the CE scheme with an overall objective to provide opportunities for people in recovery from substance misuse to re-engage into their communities and activate them for entry to the labour market;

·         Support 7 CE participants to increase their self-esteem, enhance their CV, get ‘job ready’ or ‘further education ready’;

·         Strategically liaise with community resources and agencies in supporting the participants to avail of progression / self-development opportunities;

·         Engage with participants on a one-to-one basis and agree Individual Learning Plans (ILP) for submission to DEASP for approval;

·         Liaise with addiction related services to ensure alignment of the ILP with the participant’s care plan for training and development purposes;

·         Provide guidance in a supportive manner in relation to all the available supports including health & well-being, educational, labour market training and occupational specific skills, career advice etc;

·         Explore training and learning options that aim to support employment-finding strategies, increase self-efficacy, improve commitment to work, enhance interview skills and develop transferable (e.g. time management, presentation, self-evaluation) and role-specific (e.g. computer literacy) skills;

·         Provide mentoring to encourage uptake and access to services/supports in real-life community settings where they can have experiences that build their confidence;

·         Encouragement of social connections including social/recreational/sporting/ activities and opportunities as well as taster opportunities within their own communities through the various clubs and organisations e.g. Macra na Feirme, GAA;

·         Provision of monthly reports to IRD Duhallow’s Employment and Training Working group

·         Work in a confidential and professional manner that ensures the welfare and safety of participants is of paramount importance;

·         Respond to sensitive issues in a confidential manner subject to vulnerable adult guidelines;

·         Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with relevant statutory, community and voluntary organisations;

·         Work in an integrated manner with other team members and with other relevant service providers;

·         Undertake ongoing evaluation of outcomes and impacts of both specific interventions as well as the programme overall in terms of progressing participants;

·         Carry out risk assessments and manage risks as required;

·         Ensure the accuracy and completion of all administrative forms, reports etc.

·         Monitor and review outcomes against performance targets and reflect on practice;

·         Undertake staff development activities that shall enhance individual and organisational performance;

·         Maintain and developing relevant skills and work to the highest professional standards;

·         Comply with relevant policies and procedures e.g. Health and Safety, Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse – National Policy and Procedures, Data Protection, Equal Status Acts 2000-2008.

·         Ensure consistency of quality of delivery and reporting issues as they arise;

·         Carry out any other reasonable duties assigned by the organisation;

·         Provide the CEO with regular reports as appropriate.

Key Requirements ·         3 years of supervisory and people management work experience relevant to the post;

·         ICT and report writing skills;

·         Major Award at 3rd Level (NFQ or higher) in Psychotherapy, Counselling or related field i.e addiction studies

Applications Please include Cover Letter and Current CV and send to:

Maura Walsh, CEO, IRD Duhallow, James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork or email for the attention of Maura Walsh to

Closing date: 5.00pm Friday the 17th of May 2024