INTEGRATED FLOATING SUPPORT AND HOUSING WORKER LISBURN

Location UK / Lisburn

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1415913

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Integrated Floating Support and Housing Worker based in Lisburn

INTEGRATED FLOATING SUPPORT AND HOUSING WORKER

LISBURN

Full Time, Permanent

Overall objective of the INTEGRATED role:

Newry, Downpatrick, Lisburn and Belfast are Integrated Floating and Housing Services. Floating Support supports young people who are homeless, ‘sofa surfing’ and at risk of eviction, to access and maintain accommodation in the community. The Housing Service (Move in to Move On) provides supported housing for young people who are homeless or leaving care to make the transition to interdependent living and their own tenancy.

PERSON SPECIFICATION – ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POST HOLDER:

CRITERIA 1:

2 years’ experience of working with young people aged 16-25 with housing support needs in a supported housing environment or within the community.

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Degree in Social Work, youth and community Work or similar

1 years’ experience of working with young people aged 16-25 in the community                                

CRITERIA 2:

Experience of supporting 16-25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of eviction and need support to maintain accommodation

Have developed a range of contacts, networks and resources to support 16-25 year olds to access and maintain accommodation

CRITERIA 3:

Experience of supporting 16-25 year olds to access and maintain appropriate benefits or income

CRITERIA 4:

Can develop own approach to practice based on reflection and feedback

Can be resilient and compassionate in a challenging environment

CRITERIA 5:

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

Salary: £21,388 per annum and pension at 4% of salary

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Attractive Terms and Conditions!

Closing Date: Thursday 6th June 2019 at 09.30am

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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, Irish News Workplace Wellbeing Award winners 2017 and we have attained Investors in People Gold and Health and Wellbeing Awards!