DEPAUL BELIEVES THAT EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE A PLACE TO CALL HOME AND A STAKE IN THEIR COMMUNITY
Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations.
HSS16/22 - FLOATING SUPPORT WORKER – HARM REDUCTION
(2 positions- maternity cover to May 2017 & July 2017 respectively.)
Full Time – 35 Hours per week (shifts to be worked in line with Service Users’ requirement)
LOCATION: Strand Road – L’Derry/Derry
SALARY: £16,230 per annum.
BENEFITS:Successful applicants will enjoy a first class benefits package, including 25 days annual leave plus 10 statutory holidays (Pro-rata), contributory pension scheme, healthcare, child care vouchers, income protection insurance and comprehensive in-house training programme.
The ideal candidate will be part of a central based team which enables the project to continue to offer a comprehensive service to an increasing number of street Drinkers and to Agencies who have become aware of, and are involved within our suite of services. Candidates will be required to work within a satellite community setting. Using harm reduction approaches to substance use, the project also targets service users within the community whose tenancies are at risk because of the consequences of their substance use.
Candidates must possess a certificate/diploma in community, Health or Social Science based subject and have 2 year’s full time (part time equivalent) experience of working in the area of community development/voluntary sector in a paid, or voluntary capacity. Applicants should have access to a means of transport to meet the requirements of this post.
For full information, recruitment criteria and application forms please click on the APPLY BUTTON or telephone 028 9064 7755.
CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE 12.00pm on Friday 7th October 2016
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Depaul reserves the right to retain a reserve pool for the same or similar short term posts for a period of no longer than 12 months.