ART PROGRAMME DIRECTOR Job in Longford, County Longford at St. Christopher’s Services CLG –

St Christopher’s Services

St. Christopher’s Service provides a person centred, comprehensive, efficient, and innovative service to people with intellectual disabilities. It is a high quality, community-based service, based on identified individualised needs, enabling service users to reach their fullest potential. We are looking for staff who are committed to supporting people with disabilities and their families, in a person centred, community based, socially inclusive manner in accordance with our mission and national standards, underpinned by equity, quality, best practice and research.

Programme Director-Day Services

Specified Purpose – 1 Years Contract

35 Hours per week

The post holder will be responsible for the daily management and operations of assigned unit. To deliver the Art Programme to Service Users.To maintain the highest attainable standards of person-centred care, to design an art programme suited to the needs of individual Service Users.To ensure the smooth running of the assigned area of work. To promote art appreciation and skills development in individual Service Users.To work directly with the Unit Heads in identifying programmes/work and design activities suitable to the varying needs of the Service User.

Essential Requirements

. Education and Training to 3rd level standard – Youth and Community Work, Teaching or Adult Education

. Experience of working in a specialized training environment

. Experience of working with young people with additional support needs including intellectual disabilities, ASD, physical and sensory needs and/or mental health difficulties.


  • Experience working with people with Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Needs.
  • Confidential, calm, polite and professional individual who is well presented and has a kind, calm and caring nature.
  • Candidate must have good communication and good listening skills.
  • Experience of working in the Arts/ crafts area.
  • . Full clean driving licence and willingness to drive as part of role.

Informal enquiries to:
Pauline Davis-Services Officer. Email: [email protected]: 086-8187478

To apply for this position please forward a letter of application and completed application form to the HR Department, by email to [email protected] by post to Human Resources Department, before closing date stated below. Please ensure that you include details of a current daytime contact number and/or e-mail address on your application form.

A detailed Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Department by email: [email protected]

Latest date for receipt of completed applications is 12pm on Friday 9th December 2022

About the Company

Company: St. Christopher’s Services CLG –

Company Location:  Longford, County Longford

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