Griffin - Healthcare Trainer - Dublin, Ireland

Orla Griffin

Dublin, Ireland


Healthcare Trainer

Work History

Associate Trainer

From March 2011

Training and Development Officer.
FETAC course design and delivery and evaluation
Delivery of Induction Training to new staff
Delivering Healthcare Training to staff in various Nursing Homes Nationwide

Regional Training and Development Officer

St. Michael's House

April 2005 - December 2010

Main role: Course design, course delivery, training needs analysis, team training
Developed and launched induction checklists for newly appointed staff
Developed and launched "Coaching Tools" for newly appointed staff
Liaising with Service Managers to ensure training needs for staff are being met
Liaising with Training Administrator to ensure all training is completed to requirements
Meeting regularly with Regional Training Officers to discuss cross regional training
Developing a staff induction page on the intranet
Delivering Health & Safety information training to staff within the organisation
Delivering Risk Assessment training to frontline managers
Delivering Coaching & Mentoring training to frontline managers
Planning & assisting in the induction training of new staff teams
Overseeing team training requests for the Service Managers
Responding to corporate requests
Certified manual handling trainer

Social Care Leader

Donabate Residential

Set up community house for six service users with Intellectual Disabilities
Managed staff team of five people
Assisted staff team to deliver a quality service to the service users of Donabate
Managed the administration, budget & roster of Donabate
Liaised with family members of service users
Conducted monthly meetings with staff team, clinic team & service manager

Social Care Practitioner

Binn Eadair" Residential

Involved in the setting up of community house for 5 adults with
Intellectual Disability
Assisted adults to access the community & amenities
Assisted adults to achieve their personal goals
Responsible for health & safety, fire safety within the centre
Acting Head of Unit on a number of occasions

Key worker

St. Michael's House

for 4 adults & assisted them to achieve their personal goals.
Assisted with move & transition of adults from Belcamp to Grove Rd
Day Centre
Assisted adults to access the local community
Organised & facilitated holiday camps

Fás Student capacity

Ballymun Development Centre

Working with young children and adolescents with Intellectual Disability
Personal Care Feeding
Observing & learning from staff

Qualifications & Certifications

Training and Education

National University of Galway

Training and Education

National University of Galway

Foundation Studies for Learning Disability

Fas /St

Social studies & Pre Nursing Skills

Ballyfermot Senior College

Training and Education

National University of Galway

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