Relief Instructor

Rehab Group
July 16, 2021
Job Type
Hours of Work
Education Requirements
Third level qualification, preferably within the Education/Training or Social Sciences sector A relevant pedagogical/training qualification – Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 as minimum
Experience Requirements
See Job Description
Job Responsibilities
See Job Description
Job Industry
Education and Training
Salary Currency
Job Order


A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality



National Learning Network is the training and employment division of the Rehab Group. We have over 50 years’ experience in the area of training for employment or further education and benefit from a hugely experienced multi-disciplinary team of nearly 600 teachers, trainers, programme development officers, psychologists, counsellors and employment support staff.




Relief Instructor


Kilkenny and Wexford

Fixed Term Contract 12 months, Variable Hours




Job Purpose


The Relief  Instructor is responsible for the training and development of Learners in accordance with the agreed local training programme specifications, together with the day-to-day running and maintenance of all aspects of the training programmes The Instructor assists Learners with additional support needs in exploring their future career and educational direction and in making realistic vocational choices with a view to progressing to further education/employment.   





Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Third level qualification, preferably within the Education/Training or Social Sciences sector
  • A relevant pedagogical/training qualification – Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 as minimum
  • A number of years relevant occupational experience of working with learners in educational, guidance and/or developmental contexts
  • Experience in working in a mental health related area is an advantage
  • Experience in  QQI certification and accreditation processes
  • An ability to motivate learners to achieve necessary Learning Outcomes at QQI Levels 3 – 5



Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide systematic training according to specified curricula, with responsibility for the instruction of a number of modules for QQI Level certification 3-5
  • Facilitate participants in developing the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to secure progression outcomes  
  • Meet key performance indicators in relation to learner placement and progression and achievement of certification targets
  • As part of a team liaise appropriately with relevant key stakeholders in maintaining programme allocations
  • Collaborate on the development of Individual Action Plans to support each Learner’s progression, Evaluate the vocational rehabilitation needs of each Learner and produce a profile of those needs.  Source and support work experience placements and instil by example and direct training, proper work attitudes and work behaviours.  Provide learners with adequate and constructive feedback about their progress
  • Source and support work experience placements and instil by example and direct training, proper work attitudes and work behaviours
  • Maintain all records in accordance with both internal and external quality standards and produce reports on same. Develop curricula and innovative interventions in co-operationwith Programme Development Officer, Rehabilitation Psychologist, Manager and Staff to ensure the programme is delivered in line with best practice


Additional requirements


  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills together with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills Experience in working on own initiative with a professional and confident approach
  • An ability to motivate learners and to maintain networks with stakeholders and local communities
  • The capacity to maintain networks with stakeholders and local communities
  • Approachable, positive can do attitude
  • Ability to manage and adapt to changing environment
  • Motivation skills with energy & enthusiasm





Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Income protection




Closing Date 6th August 2021 


To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.


These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the services.




The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer


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