Service:
Supported Housing Services
Location:
Newry
Contract:
Full Time, Fixed Term for 12 Months
Hours/days:
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Salary:
£21,388 per annum and pension at 4% of salary
Closing Date:
Friday, 25 Sep 2020 @9:30am
Reference:
HWNEW/0920
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MACS provides 24/7 supported housing for young people leaving care who are aged between 16 and 21.

Housing workers support young people to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. Young people will receive individualised support based on support planning ongoing assessment / review and keeping safe were appropriate. Young people can live with us for up to 2 years before moving into the community.

Skills & Knowledge Required

Criteria 1

  • 1 years’ experience of working with young people

Or

  • Degree in Social Work, Youth and Community Work or similar
  • 6 months experience of working with young people

Criteria 2

  •   Experience of assessing risk and safety planning in order to keep young people safe

Criteria 3

  • Experience of assessing need and support planning for young people

Criteria 4

  • A full current driving license and access to a car is required so as to be able to meet the requirements of the post in full

Other

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Experience of working in supported housing or similar environment

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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MACS Supporting Children & Young People is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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