Support Worker

Employer Information

MACS Supporting Children and Young People

E: hr@macsni.org

T: 028 90 313 163

W:

MACS are currently recruiting for caring individuals to provide practical support and guidance to young people.

Belfast, Downpatrick, Lisburn and Newry Supported Housing Services (Move in to Move On) provide supported housing for young people. Support Workers provide an accessible point of contact at night and weekends to promote the protection and safeguarding of young people living at MACS and help them to build skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. 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 Permanent positions (Newry post is fixed term for 12 months). 36 hours a week – Shifts include Waking Nights, Weekends, Bank Holidays and occasional Day Shifts.
Salary: £18,285 per annum & pension at 4% of salary
Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022 at 09:30am
Email clairesweeney@macsni.org if you have any further queries.

“Working in Housing isn’t just a job, it feels like extended family! From our team to the young people, we go through it all together.”
Claire, MACS Uni St Belfast
 

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