Service:
MACS Supported Housing
Location:
Belfast/ Downpatrick/ Lisburn/ Newry
Closing Date:
Monday, 31 Oct 2016 @09.30am
Reference:
SESS/0916

MACS Housing Services provide supported housing for young people experiencing homelessness or leaving care to make the transition to interdependent living and their own tenancy.

We support young people to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. 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

  • 1 years’ experience of working with young people aged 16-25 in a supported housing or similar environment
  • Experience of successfully liaising with a variety of agencies

Criteria 2

  • Understanding of young people who have been homeless, have left care or have high support needs

Criteria 3

  • Ability to offer support to young people to make transition into adulthood and independent living

Criteria 4

  • To work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • To make your own decisions and work under pressure
  • To be resilient and compassionate in a challenging environment

Criteria 5

  • To work within the ethos, culture and values of MACS

Typical Working Pattern (subject to change)

Belfast
– Waking Shift: 5pm – 5am (£9.88 per hour)
– Sleep in Shift: 8pm – 8am (£9.88 per hour for 5 hours awake per 12 hour shift and £50.40 sleep in allowance (1.00am to 8.00am) )
– Daytime cover including weekends and bank holidays – £9.88 per hour

Downpatrick
– Waking Shift: 6pm – 6am (£9.88 per hour)
– Sleep in Shift: 8.30pm – 8.30am (£9.88 per hour for 5 hours awake per 12 hour shift and £50.40 sleep in allowance (1.00am to 8.00am) )
– Daytime cover including weekends and bank holidays (£9.88 per hour)

Newry
– Waking Shift: 5pm – 5am (£9.88 per hour)
– Sleep in Shift: 9pm – 9am (£9.88 per hour for 5 hours awake per 12 hour shift and £50.40 sleep in allowance (1.00am to 8.00am) )
– Daytime cover including weekends and bank holidays (£9.88 per hour)

Lisburn
– Waking Shift: 5pm – 5am (£9.88 per hour)
– Sleep in Shift: 8.30pm – 8.30am (£9.88 per hour for 5 hours awake per 12 hour shift and £50.40 sleep in allowance (1.00am to 8.00am) )
– Daytime cover including weekends and bank holidays (£9.88 per hour)

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 and we have attained Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Silver Award!

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