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Specialist Support Worker – Greater Belfast

£29272.19 Social Care Belfast

Excel Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Specialist Support Worker on a permanent full-time basis, covering the Greater Belfast area. As this is a Floating role, you’ll need to have a full, clean driving licence and a car.

Offering a wide range of services throughout Northern Ireland, our client also has a very ambitious five year plan to reach the numbers of people who are at risk of becoming homeless or people who are experiencing homelessness.

For you:

  • The chance to work with the biggest charities in Northern Ireland.
  • Be part of a project to tackle homelessness in Northern Ireland, saving lives.
  • The opportunity to do things differently.
  • Be supported with access to first class training and continued development.

To find out more about the Excel Recruitment Incentive Scheme, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Responsibilities:

With a full copy of the Job Duties and Person Spec available on request, you will:

  • Deliver 24/7 bespoke interventions to a small group of Looked After Children between the ages of 16-21, enabling them to live in a safe and stable environment and to have a place they can call home.
  • Provide direct support to young people with complex needs and challenging behaviours, poor mental health along with substance/alcohol misuse, using a holistic approach.

Requirements:

  • 6 months experience working with vulnerable children or adults.
  • Experience of care and support for young people who suffer from poor mental health, alcohol/drug use and working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Available to work shifts to cover the 24/7 service.
  • Key working, coordinating, and delivering support packages.
  • Valid driving licence and access to a car to meet the needs of the job.
  • NISCC registered (or agree to become registered within 6 months from the date of appointment).

On offer:

  • £22,869 pro-rata starting, per year.
  • Employee benefits package that includes comprehensive private health cover
  • Generous holiday entitlement.
  • Occupational sick pay, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, career breaks.
  • Accredited training and ongoing support with progression opportunities.

To apply, please submit your CV to Wes via the link below *02891 422 191

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