Therapeutic Facilitator – full time

 

The Position

The Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Caritas Malta) invites applications for the role of Therapeutic Facilitator to work at Tal-Ibwar Adolescent Therapeutic Services on a full-time basis. Without prejudice to this position, candidates may be considered for other rehabilitation units depending on the fit of individuals to the needs to the organisation.

 

Overview of the role

The Therapeutic Facilitator is an essential resource for the rehabilitation program to fulfil its aims towards residents and clients, and s/he shall act as a role model at all times. The selected person shall be responsible to carry out the “tools” of the community and supervise accordingly. Responsibilities include duties related to each individual resident and client such as carrying out assessments, formulate treatment plans, conducting individual sessions with residents, accompanying residents for appointments, and taking urine samples. It is also expected that the Therapeutic Facilitator carries out duties involving groups of residents, such as facilitate meetings, organize outings, co-facilitate family groups, and liaise with family members of residents as necessary.

The Therapeutic Facilitator is directly accountable to the Head of Unit.

 

Criteria

The individuals interested in this role shall meet the following requirements:

  • Be in possession of a graduate qualification at MQF level 6 preferably in a social wellbeing subject;
  • Have good interpersonal skills, creativity, and an energetic personality;
  • Be mature with sound moral values;
  • Able to work in a team;
  • Possess good verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Possess a clean driving licence;
  • Be prepared to work on a shift basis, including nights, Sundays and public holidays.

Interested individuals are invited to express their interest by sending their applications together with their CV and other relevant documentation to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org or by mail. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials.

Comments 2

  1. I am kindly asking for more information regarding the position of: THERAPEUTIC FACILITATOR – FULL TIME.

    My questions are: is it a 40 hour per weak position or ‘on call position’?

    If needed, will relevant future training be provided to the candidate chosen?

    Will this position entitle the candidate for professional supervision?

    Am I assuming that the selected candidate for this position will work with a multidisciplinary team? Can I ask of which professions, if yes, this team consists of?

    What is the GPA (salary)?

    I am in possession of a B.Ed. (Hons) degree (with a warrant), have a P. G. Cert. in Youth Ministry.

    Have some years of experience (around 18 years) in education, catechism, youth work (including teaching and pastoral work in schools; youth centres; volunteering locally and abroad with youth and young adults with challenging behavior and / or undergoing rehabilitation programmes from addiction).

    I am currently following a Safeguarding Certificate Course (MQF level 5 – 1 year) at UoM and have been working for the past 3 years as the Administatior and ‘Head of Care’ of 3 residential homes for people with disabilities (NGO based)

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