SUPPORTED HOUSING SUPPORT WORKER

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1419167

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Supported Housing Support Worker based in Belfast


SUPPORTED HOUSING

SUPPORT WORKER

X2 FULL TIME, PERMANENT

Belfast Supported Housing Services (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.

NOTE: These roles are predominantly Waking Night shifts.

PERSON SPECIFICATION – ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POST HOLDER

CRITERIA 1

1 year of experience working with young people aged 16-25 in a supported housing, residential or hostel setting or similar environment

CRITERIA 2

Understanding of how trauma and adverse childhood experiences can impact on the behavior of young people aged 16-21

CRITERIA 3

  • Ability to support young people (16-21) to make transition into adulthood and interdependent living.
  • Ability to support and manage young people (16-21) who present with aggressive / threatening behavior
  • Ability to support and manage young people (16-21) who abuse substances

CRITERIA 4

  • Can develop own approach to practice based on reflection and feedback
  • To be resilient and compassionate in a challenging environment

CRITERIA 5

  • 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: Full Time – 36 hours. Shifts include Waking Nights, Weekends, Bank Holidays and occasional Day Shifts. Typical Working Pattern is subject to change.

Salary: £18,285 per annum & pension at 4% of salary

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Closing Date: Friday 21st June 2019 at 09.30am

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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!