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Relief Night Support Worker - Stella Maris


Carer Professions
£9.61 per hour
Stella Maris, 28-34 Garmoyle St, Belfast, BT15 1DY Contract - Casual Hours - as & when needed, waking nights Salary - £9.61 per hour

About Stella Maris
This Service is managed by Depaul, working in partnership with Radius Housing Association.
Stella Maris is a low threshold service, supporting people who have a long history of street drinking and homelessness. The project operates 24/7, with a team of Support Workers split between day and night rotas, delivering services based on the principles of harm reduction.
You’ll be a member of a highly professional team, responsible for the running of the project, providing care and support to this marginalised group.  You’ll have housekeeping and security responsibilities, as well as ensuring that the safety and well-being of service users are protected.

Some Key areas of Responsibility

  • Providing accommodation and support for people who have experience of being long term street homeless with alcohol misuse issues
  • Building trust and respect from Service Users and deal with difficult or problematic situations in a sensitive manner.
  • Working with service users to maintain good standards of tidiness, cleanliness and hygiene, including communal areas.  Supporting service users to maintain cleanliness in their own environment, by encouraging them to take responsibility for laundry and cleaning tasks for example.
  • To liaise with stakeholders, external agencies and other voluntary organisations that may be supportive to service user needs
  • Ensure all quality assurance policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To be a contributing team player – taking part in handovers, team meetings, core training, mentoring Volunteers and supporting other team members in ensuring all decision making is appropriate and consistent

We’re looking for someone who has

  • A minimum of 6 months full time work experience supporting vulnerable families and/or vulnerable adults (or 1 year volunteer experience).
  • 3 GCSE’s A-C to include Maths and English or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of using IT systems to record case notes
  • Understanding the importance of Health and Safety in a residential setting
  • A good understanding of issues presented through alcohol / drug use

Please see our attached Job Description for more information on Key Responsibilities and Person Requirements

Depaul staff are committed to providing a high standard of service provision where service users are empowered to manage their own lives and participate in future service development.

How to apply
Use the Apply Now link to complete your application in full (CVs will not be accepted).
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Closing Date

Tuesday / 01 February 2022 10:00am

Contact Details

28-34 Garmoyle Street
BT15 1DY
United Kingdom