Sessional Worker

Employer Information

MACS Supporting Children and Young People

E: hr@macsni.org

T: 028 90 313 163

W:

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. Sessional Workers provide an accessible point of contact on night shifts and weekends to promote the protection and safeguarding of young people living at MACS.

 ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • 3 Months’ experience paid work or 6 months experience voluntary work 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.

Closing Date: Monday 6th June 2022 at 09:30am.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY TRAINING SESSION ON Saturday 25th June 2022.

Click "Apply" above to submite an application or email clairesweeney@macsni.org if you have any further queries.

“MACS places a real emphasis on the whole person, from the young people we work with to the staff. Everyone has a story, everyone makes mistakes, everyone has something to contribute.”
Rosie, MACS Downpatrick

 

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