Location UK / Derry
Job Type Fixed term contract
Salary £15000 - 20000
Updated 4 days ago
The Post Holder, as part of Depaul’s harm reduction floating support team will be required to work alongside statutory & community agencies in a community based role. Candidates will be required to work within a satellite community setting.
The Post Holder, as part of Depaul’s harm reduction floating support team will be required to work alongside statutory & community agencies in a community based role. The ideal candidate will be part of a central based team which enables the project to continue to offer a comprehensive service to an increasing number of street Drinkers and to Agencies who have become aware of, and are involved within our suite of services. Candidates will be required to work within a satellite community setting.
Using harm reduction approaches to substance use, the project also targets service users within the community whose tenancies are at risk because of the consequences of their substance use.
Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We strive to empower our service users to make choices and decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations.
Depaul is an equal opportunities employer, we offer a first class benefits package, including standard 35 hour working week, 25 days annual leave plus 10 statutory holidays, contributory pension, healthcare scheme and income protection insurance. We support all staff with regular supervision and extensive in-house training.
Depaul wishes to recruit to the following role:
Harm Reduction Project Worker – Fixed Term March 2020
Location – Foyle Haven, 23 John Street, Derry, BT48 6JY
Contract – Fixed Term March 2020 (with possible extension)
Salary – £16,230 per annum
Working for Depaul:
As an employee of Depaul you will avail of the following benefits:
Northern Ireland Social Care Council Registration – NISCC is required for all support staff working for Depaul. If you are not already registered you will be required to register on acceotence of the role.
Successful candidates will be appointed following satisfactory Access NI and other pre-employment checks. This Post is subject to an Enhanced Access NI check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from working with Depaul. This will depend on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of your offences or other information contained on a disclosure certificate.
To apply please go to //depaulcharity.getgotjobs.co.uk/home
CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE Wednesday 17 April @ 9.00am
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Depaul reserve the right to retain a reserve pool for the same or similar short term posts for a period of no longer than 6 months.