Job | Full Time

Integrated Floating Support and Housing Manager

MACS SUPPORTING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

Carer Professions
£28,799 per annum and pension at 4% of salary
37.50
Why Work for us?

“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.

 

INTEGRATED FLOATING SUPPORT AND HOUSING MANAGER - LISBURN

Full Time, Permanent  

MACS provides 24/7 supported housing for young people leaving care who are aged between 16 and 21. Housing workers support young people to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. Young people will receive individualised support based on support planning ongoing assessment / review and keeping safe were appropriate. Young people can live with us for up to 2 years before moving into the community.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION – ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POST HOLDER:

 

CRITERIA 1

  • Degree in Social Work or Youth and Community Work or equivalent.

AND

  • 3 years’ experience of working with at risk young people.
  • 2 years’ experience of leading and managing staff.
  • 2 years’ experience of developing and managing a service.

OR

  • 5 years’ experience of working with at risk young people.
  • 2 years’ experience of leading and managing staff.
  • 2 years’ experience of developing and managing a service.

 

CRITERIA 2

  • Experience of providing housing support.

 

CRITERIA 3

  • Ability to lead, supervise and develop a team.

 

CRITERIA 4

  • Experience of liaising with statutory agencies in order to meet the needs of the young people.

 

CRITERIA 5

  • Able to demonstrate excellent written skills.

 

CRITERIA 6

  • A full current driving license and access to a car is required to be able to meet the requirements of the post in full.

 

Salary: £28,799 per annum and pension at 4% of salary

Closing Date: Wednesday 19th May 2021 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 day + 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!

 

Closing Date

Wednesday / 19 May 2021 9:30am
9:30am

Contact Details

Ashley McAllister 

303 Ormeau Road
Belfast
BT7 3GG
United Kingdom

More Information

To obtain an Application Pack please: find full Job Description and online Application Form on our website https://www.macsni.org/careers/vacancies/  or email [email protected] for more information.

Files

Integrated Floating Support and Housing Manager.lisburn. Job Description.revised.20.4.21.pdf