Service:
Floating Support
Location:
Belfast
Contract:
1 x Floating Support Worker, Full Time Fixed Term (for 12 Months) and 1 x Floating Support Worker, Full Time Fixed Term Maternity cover (for up to 12 Months subject to post holder returning)
Hours/days:
35 hours per week
Salary:
£21,388 per annum and pension at 4% of salary
Closing Date:
Monday, 10 Sep 2018 @09.30am
Reference:
FSBEL/0818
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MACS Floating Support services provide a range of interventions to assist young people aged 16 – 25 to access/maintain accommodation in the community.

In this role you will also support young people aged 16/17 who are homeless, young people ‘sofa surfing’ and at risk of eviction.

Skills & Knowledge Required

Criteria 1

  • 2 years’ experience of working with young people aged 16-25 in the community

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  • Degree in Social Work, youth and community Work or similar
  • 1 years’ experience of working with young people aged 16-25 in the community

Criteria 2

  • Experience of supporting 16-25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of eviction and need support to maintain accommodation in the community
  • Have developed a range of contacts, networks and resources to support 16-25 year olds to access and maintain accommodation

Criteria 3

  • Experience of supporting 16-25 year olds to access and maintain appropriate benefits or income
  • Experience of working with Social Services to meet the needs of Care Experienced Young People

Criteria 4

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

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

35 Hours per week

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 Silver 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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MACS Supporting Children & Young People is an Equal Opportunities Employer