MACS Supporting Children & Young People

FLOATING SUPPORT TEAM LEADER BELFAST

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1376654

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Floating Team Leader based in Belfast

Why Work for us?

Our Culture..

“At MACS young people are at the heart of what we do. We encourage an interdependent way of living. We see the value in making mistakes. We actively encourage personal and professional development so that our young people and staff can reach their fullest potential”.

Interdependence: MACS recognize that as social creatures, we cannot exist totally independently from others.

Personal Growth and Development: We invest in our staff and young people, challenge their thinking and encourage training to increase skills and knowledge.

Risk Taking and Making Mistakes: Our ethos and belief is that it is OK to make mistakes and by examining what went wrong, we can improve and use the learning.

Self Determination and Autonomy: MACS employ experienced and skilled staff that we trust to make appropriate decisions to work effectively and safely with our young people.

Judging Others: MACS recognizes that judgements are natural, however we ensure that ours are examined and explored in a way that results in a positive outcome for all.

Communication: We have a friendly, relaxed, engaging and warm attitude that fosters positive communication between young people and the organization as a whole.

Trust and Integrity: We earn trust from young people and other professionals by consistently delivering top quality services, underpinned by a core value of trust and integrity.

Involving yourself: MACS welcomes input from all staff and young people and encourages participation in having your say and embracing new opportunities.

How we do things around here..

  • No dress code
  • You must take a lunch break
  • We all eat together when we can
  • There is no deference towards managers, we are all equally important in carrying out the work
  • We get to know each other
  • There are no set times for breaks, as long as you get the work done
  • Come up with ideas and we will try to see if they can be implemented
  • Make your space your own
  • Have a laugh 

FLOATING SUPPORT

TEAM LEADER BELFAST

X 1 Team Leader, Full Time Fixed Term (for 24 Months)

MACS Floating Support services provide a range of interventions to assist young people aged 16 – 25 to access/maintain accommodation in the community. In this role you will lead developments in the Belfast area in the provision of quality accommodation and Support Services for young people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or leaving care 16-25 years and manage a team of Floating Support staff to improve accommodation and housing related outcomes for young people aged 16-25 years old.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POST HOLDER:

CRITERIA 1         

Degree in Social Work or Youth and Community Work or equivalent.

And

2 years’ experience of working with at risk young people.

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4 years’ experience of assessing need and support planning with at risk young people aged 16-25

CRITERIA 2         

Ability to work on your own initiative and make decisions (autonomously) in a responsible and accountable manner.

CRITERIA 3         

Demonstrate the ability to lead and develop a team.

CRITERIA 4         

Experience of liaising with statutory agencies in order to meet the needs of the young people.

CRITERIA 5

Able to demonstrate excellent written skills.

CRITERIA 6

A full current driving licence and access to a car is required so as to be able to meet the requirements of the post in full

Hours of Employment:35 Hours per week

Salary: £24,799 & pension at 4% of salary

Closing Date: 17 December 2018 at 09.30am

To obtain an Application Pack please: click on the APPLY NOW button below 

Attractive Terms and Conditions!

At MACS we value staff work life balance. We offer many Flexible Working Options, Family Friendly Work Arrangements, 30 day + stats leave entitlement, competitive Maternity Leave and Sick Pay Package.

We offer competitive salaries and higher than average pension contributions.

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These are just some of the many benefits of working with MACS!

 We are Employers for Childcare Family Friendly winners 2015, 2016 and 2017. We have attained Investors in People Health and Wellbeing and Gold Awards and are Irish News Awards Workplace Wellbeing Winners 2017!