• Draft
  • Published
  • Archived

Your posting is archived, and is not visible to visitors

Jobs are automatically archived on the closing date and you cannot move it back to published again.

Job | Full Time

Housing Support Worker - Housing Support Service

YMCA North Down

Graduate Appointment
£23,156 (pro-rata) - YMCA range G pt 3
To support individuals in the Ards & North Down area to address their housing-related needs, to move towards independence, and to flourish in mind, body and spirit.


  • To provide housing support to individuals through tailored one-to-one support, and the provision of information and advice. 
  • To support individuals in determining their own needs, developing support plans and reviews in relation to the 5 Supporting People Outcome Areas: Achieve economic well-being; Be healthy; Enjoy & achieve; Make a positive contribution; and, Stay safe.
  • To compile Risk Management Plans with the individuals in order to prevent them from being risk averse.
  • To work with individuals within agreed plans of intervention, towards specific agreed objectives. 
  • To support individuals to live independently and contribute to local community life.
  • To promote self-advocacy, while providing advice and support when required.
  • Where appropriate, to accompany clients to meetings, interviews, etc. and provide support and assistance.
  • To be directly accountable to the Service Manager for all work with individuals. 
  • To liaise directly with staff in other statutory and voluntary organisations around referral, support and resettlement issues, when required.
  • To develop and facilitate group workshops offering individual opportunities for personal growth and social skills, where relevant
  • To promote good practice within the Housing Support Service team and the wider organisation. 
  • To maintain appropriate records and client files in line with YMCA North Down Confidentiality and Data Protection Policies.
  • To provide relevant data for the funding returns and to be aware of and work within the Supporting People Quality Assessment Framework.
  • To represent Housing Support Service at meetings with statutory and non-statutory agencies, when required.
  • To support other team members and the Service Manager in the promotion and development of Housing Support Service.
  • To deputise in the absence of staff, as and when required
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties, as agreed with the Service Manager.

Closing Date

Thursday / 04 March 2021 12:00pm

Contact Details

10-12 High Street
BT20 5AY
United Kingdom

More Information

For more information or to request an application pack, please contact Sharon Titterington, Housing Support Service Manager


HSS Housing Support Worker JD&PS - February 2021.pdf

Funded by Supporting People NI

Supporting People NI