Service:
Integrated Services
Location:
Lisburn
Contract:
Full Time, Permanent
Hours/days:
Full Time. 37.5 Hours per week
Salary:
£28,799 per annum and pension at 4% of salary
Closing Date:
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 @09:30am
Reference:
INTM/0421
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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

  • Degree in Social Work or Youth and Community Work or equivalent.

AND

  • 3 years’ experience of working with at risk young people.
  • 2 years’ experience of leading and managing staff.
  • 2 years’ experience of developing and managing a service.

OR

  • 5 years’ experience of working with at risk young people.
  • 2 years’ experience of leading and managing staff.
  • 2 years’ experience of developing and managing a service.

Criteria 2

  • Experience of providing housing support.

Criteria 3

  • Ability to lead, supervise and develop a team.

Criteria 4

  • Experience of liaising with statutory agencies in order to meet the needs of the young people.

Criteria 5

  • Able to demonstrate excellent written skills.

Criteria 6

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

Hours of Employment

Full Time. 37.5 Hours per week: This will respond to the needs of the Service. Evenings, weekends and bank holidays will be required.

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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