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Support Worker posted by Macs.

Full Time

Job Description

Supported Housing Sessional Staff

Supported Housing Services

Belfast / Downpatrick / Lisburn / Newry

Casual Contracts

Please see Job Description

Closing Date:
Monday, 8 Jun 2020 @09.30am

SESS/0520 Apply Online

Sessional Staff provide an accessible point of contact at night / weekends and promote the protection and safeguarding of young people living at MACS.

Newry, Downpatrick, Lisburn and 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, young people live with us for up to 2 years before moving on to their own tenancy in the community.

Skills & Knowledge Required

Criteria 1

* 3 months paid experience or 6 months voluntary of supporting people in a caring role as an employee, volunteer or carer

Criteria 2

* Understanding of homelessness, mental health and substance use

Criteria 3

* Ability to practice in line with MACS ethos and values


* A full current driving license and access to a car for business purposes
* Experience of working in a supported housing or residential environment
* A health and social care qualification or third level education

Typical Working Pattern (subject to change)

Occasional Shifts. Shift patterns will very in each location. There are typically waking and sleeping shifts, early shifts are typically 6pm - 6am, and late shifts are typically 9pm - 9am.

Why work for MACS?

* At MACS we value staff work-life balance. We offer many flexible working options, family-friendly work arrangements.
* We offer competitive salaries and higher than average pension contributions.
* We are Employers for Childcare Family Friendly winners 2015, 2016 and 2017 and have also attained Investors in People Health and Wellbeing and Gold Awards as well as Irish News Workplace Wellbeing Award winners 2017!

These are just some of the many benefits of working for MACS. Find out more reasons to join the team.

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