Service:
Floating Support
Location:
Belfast
Contract:
Full Time, Fixed Term (Jan'20 - Jun'21)
Hours/days:
35 hours per week
Salary:
£23,100 per annum and pension at 4% of salary
Closing Date:
Thursday, 28 Nov 2019 @09.30am
Reference:
FSPBEL/1119
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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 that are leaving the prison service, to prevent repeat homelessness and re offending of young people leaving prison through an intensive floating support model which addresses their complex needs and encompasses a coordinated and holistic approach to resettlement.

Skills & Knowledge Required

Criteria 1

  • 2 years’ experience of working with young people aged 16-25 with a housing need

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

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 

  • Previous experience of providing housing support in the community to young people that are leaving prison

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