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Regional Training Officer - Dublin/ North East

Irish Wheelchair Association , Blackheath Dive, Clontarf, Dublin

Employer Irish Wheelchair Association
Job Title Regional Training Officer - Dublin/ North East

6 months, full time fixed term contract

Overall Purpose of Job

To provide and ensure the provision of appropriate training in the Dublin/North East region to IWA staff, volunteers and service users in order to ensure quality standards of practice within the organization.


For the successful implementation of this role there are a number of key relationships which should be fostered and developed.  Primarily these will be with your regional colleagues, key regional Area/Regional Managers, Regional Directors, National Development Officers and Service Coordinators.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver agreed training modules to IWA staff and members

  • Co-ordinate and support IWA panels of trainers as required

  • Record all training on the IWA training database or otherwise as required

  • Assist in design of training modules / course content and contribute to relevant training policy developments regionally and nationally

  • Liaise as necessary with all IWA departments

  • Provide monthly and other reports as necessary

  • Contribute to research and development as required

  • To carry out any other relevant and appropriate duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time by the Training Manager


Training, Experience and Qualifications


  • A third level qualification (minimum level 7) in a relevant field, for example Training, Education, Social Care, Health or other relevant area

  • QQI Level 6 qualification in Train the Trainer

  • QQI People Handling Instruction Certificate

  • 3-4 years’ experience of training, preferably in the disability/social care sector

  • Experience in the delivery of QQI programmes is desirable

  • Recognised qualification in Health & Safety is desirable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent presentation skills and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite is essential

  • Knowledge of disability issues

  • A full driving license and own car are required


  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • The ability to work on your own initiative and to contribute to a dynamic training team

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Highly organized with ability to work under pressure, prioritise & multi task

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Salary between €25,752 and €42,891 per annum (DOE)

  • Paid expenses and mileage

  • Excellent working conditions

  • Training & development opportunities

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata

  • PRSA Pension scheme available

  • Employee Assistance Programme

Location Clonatrf, Dublin
Date Added 239 days ago
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