Support Worker

Employer Information

MACS Supporting Children and Young People

E: hr@macsni.org

T: 028 90 313 163

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SUPPORT WORKERS

In MACS Supported Housing Services for Young People

Could you help support a young person who is homeless or leaving care to make the transition to interdependent living and their own tenancy?

MACS are currently recruiting for caring individuals to provide practical support and guidance to assist young people to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes.

Belfast, Downpatrick, Lisburn and Newry Supported Housing Services (Move in to Move On) provide supported housing for young people who are homeless or leaving care to make the transition to interdependent living and their own tenancy. Lisburn and Downpatrick Services include short-term (up to 10 days) ‘Assessment’ accommodation for 16/17 year olds presenting as homeless.

Support Workers also provide an accessible point of contact at night / weekends and to promote the protection and safeguarding of young people living at MACS. PLEASE NOTE: These roles are predominantly Waking Night shifts.
 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • 6 Months’ experience (paid or voluntary) of supporting people in a caring role as an employee, volunteer or carer.
  • Understanding and knowledge of homelessness, mental health and substance use.
  • Ability to practice in line with MACS ethos and values.

Hours of Employment: Full Time – 36 hours. Shifts include Waking Nights, Weekends, Bank Holidays and occasional Day Shifts.

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

Closing Date: Monday 25th October 2021 at 09:30am
 

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