Programme Assistant / Driver – Irish Wheelchair Association

Permanent part time position-20 hours per week
You will be responsible for the safe transportation of the members to and from the Resource and Outreach Centre (ROC). As a Programme Assistant / Driver you will also be expected to lead with the delivery of services to members engaging in personal and activation programmes in the Centre. The essential nature of the Centre is to provide a pathway for people with physical disabilities to full participation with the community.

Successful candidate will have a full driving license B and a minimum of 5 completed modules of FETAC level 5 (Major Award) Care Support or similar qualification and previous experience of working with people with disabilities is required. Previous experience of working with databases and Microsoft Office suite is also required. Previous experience of working with people with disabilities, as well as knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety regulations, including transport safety and standards of use are essential.

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To apply please submit a current CV and cover letter to

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 5th May 2017

IWA is an equal opportunity employer

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