Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Not disclosed
Salary See description
Updated 6 days ago
Excellent opportunity for Housing Worker – Supported Housing, Belfast X 2
HOUSING WORKER – SUPPORTED HOUSING
BELFAST X 2
PART TIME, PERMANENT (28 Hours) and FULL TIME, PERMANENT
Overall objective of the HOUSING WORKER role:
Uni. St provides 24/7 supported housing for 18 young people leaving care who aged between 16 and 21. Housing Workers support young people to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. Young people will receive individualised support based on support planning ongoing assessment/review and keeping safe were appropriate. Young people can live with us for up to 2 years before moving on to their own accommodation in the community.
PERSON SPECIFICATION – ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POST HOLDER:
2 years experience of working with young people aged 16-25 in a supported housing or similar environment
Degree in Social Work, youth and community Work or similar
1 years experience of working with young people aged 16-25 in a supported housing or similar environment
Experience of successfully liaising with a variety of agencies
Understanding of young people who have been homeless, have left care or have high support needs
Have developed a range of contacts, networks and resources to support 16-25 year olds to access and maintain accommodation
Experience of supporting young people to make transition from care into independent living
Experience of supporting 16-25 year olds to access and maintain appropriate benefits or income
Can develop own approach to practice based on reflection and feedback
To be resilient and compassionate in a challenging environment
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
Salary: £21,388 (Part Time pro rata) and pension at 4% of salary
Hours of Work: Working Hours include evenings, weekends and bank holidays and may change to reflect the needs of the young people.
To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website
Closing Date: Thursday 30th May 2019 at 09.30am
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.
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!