We have a very exciting new opportunity  available in our company under the Pobal’s WorkAbility: Inclusive Pathways to Employment Programme.

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to support our actors and students, improving their employment prospects within the arts and assist employers in the sector to build capacity to recruit, retain and progress people with intellectual disabilities within their workforce.


Pobal’s WorkAbility: Inclusive Pathways to Employment Programme is a new programme, co-funded by the EU Employment, Inclusion, Skills, and Training Programme (EIST) 2021-2027 and the Department of Social Protection (DSP). The Programme aims to support people with disabilities aged 16 and over who are currently not work ready and/or are distant from the labour market in gaining access to employment/self-employment.

The role on offer is full-time and linked to a special purpose contract, subject to continual WorkAbility five year project funding.

This is a great opportunity to be a key support to a leading Irish arts & disability organisation based in Galway City.

Here is a very brief overview of the WorkAbility Project Manager role:

  • Ensure the WorkAbility project contributes to Blue Teapot’s Ensemble and Performing Arts School programmes and continues to maintain the highest of standards.
  •  Ensure that all work undertaken is in line with the WorkAbility Pobal funding guidelines and grant manual.
  •  Create a comprehensive WorkAbility programme plan and schedule based on the WorkAbility grant application and reporting requirements.
  •  Ensure that WorkAbility Pobal funding finance and progress reporting is completed and filed in line with the grant manual and within the required schedule.
  • Work with potential partners to identify supports and guidance required for employment of people with intellectual disability (ID).
  •  Organise disability training sessions and access audits at partner arts organisation for staff,  to ensure they are prepared to support actors and students with ID undertaking work.


Recruitment is being externally administrated solely through ICE Group and ICEJobs not Blue Teapot Theatre Company.

We will not be able to respond to any queries or receive CV’s direct.

Candidates, please visit  for the details and role requirements. To discuss further, contact Aileen Fitzgerald in IceJobs.

Workability Project Manager