Hays Social Care are currently looking for a support worker in Portadown to work in a hostel.
Your new company
Hays Social Care are working with one of Northern Ireland's leading homeless charities who help put the most vulnerable people in our society back on their feet. The hostel in Armagh provides support for up to 10 residents at one time, promoting independence and helping with the life skills required to live as part of the community.
Your new role
The hostel focuses exclusively on those affected by homelessness and have a history of criminal records. You will be signposting these individuals to organisations that can provide support that they may require and helping support in their reform. Residents will be assessed by staff and support plans will be put in place so that the individuals can be best assisted to their own needs. You will be an integral part of the team promoting the health and wellbeing of the residents.
What you'll need to succeed
It is imperative that you are NISCC registered with minimum of 6 months experience in a social care role. You will need to be an empathetic individual with emotional intelligence. You will be an excellent team player, with strong communication skills both verbal and written, and be able to demonstrate the ability to provide detailed daily reports. This role will be based off a rota, so you will need to be flexible and open to working nights and weekends.
What you'll get in return
- £10.67 an hour
- Long term block bookings
- 28 days Holidays
- Paid weekly via the Hays app
- Excellent proximity to transport links
- Free onsite car parking
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.