HOUSING TEAM LEADER
“At MACS young people are at the heart of what we do. We encourage an interdependent way of living. We see the value in making mistakes. We actively encourage personal and professional development so that our young people and staff can reach their fullest potential”.
Interdependence: MACS recognize that as social creatures, we cannot exist totally independently from others.
Personal Growth and Development: We invest in our staff and young people, challenge their thinking and encourage training to increase skills and knowledge.
Risk Taking and Making Mistakes: Our ethos and belief is that it is OK to make mistakes and by examining what went wrong, we can improve and use the learning.
Self Determination and Autonomy: MACS employ experienced and skilled staff that we trust to make appropriate decisions to work effectively and safely with our young people.
Judging Others: MACS recognizes that judgements are natural, however we ensure that ours are examined and explored in a way that results in a positive outcome for all.
Communication: We have a friendly, relaxed, engaging and warm attitude that fosters positive communication between young people and the organization as a whole.
Trust and Integrity: We earn trust from young people and other professionals by consistently delivering top quality services, underpinned by a core value of trust and integrity.
Involving yourself: MACS welcomes input from all staff and young people and encourages participation in having your say and embracing new opportunities.
NEWRY HOUSING TEAM LEADER
Full Time, Permanent
Newry Housing provides supported housing for 7 young people leaving care aged between 16 and 21. 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. The Team Leader will work in conjunction with the Integrated Services Manager to maintain and develop the Supported Housing Service.
PERSON SPECIFICATION – ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POST HOLDER:
- 3 years’ experience of working with young people.
- Degree in Social Work, youth and community Work or similar AND
- 2 years’ experience of working with young people.
- Understanding of young people who have left care or have high support needs.
- Demonstrate the ability to manage and develop a team.
- Ability to practice in line with MACS ethos and values.
- 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.
- Experience of working with young people in a supported housing or similar environment.
- Experience of a leadership role within an organisation/service.
Hours of Employment: Full Time: 37.5 hours (shift work). Shifts include evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Shift patterns may be subject to change. Provision of on call support.
Salary: £24,799 per annum & pension at 4% of salary
Closing Date: Friday 11th December 2020 at 09:30am
Attractive Terms and Conditions!
At MACS we value staff work life balance. We offer many Flexible Working Options, Family Friendly Work Arrangements, 30 days + stats leave entitlement, competitive Maternity Leave and Sick Pay Package.
We offer competitive salaries and higher than average pension contributions.
These are just some of the many benefits of working with MACS!
We are Employers for Childcare Family Friendly winners 2015, 2016 and 2017. We have attained Investors in People Health and Wellbeing and Gold Awards and are Irish News Awards Workplace Wellbeing Winners 2017!
Macs Supporting Children & Young People
303 Ormeau Road