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Accommodation Support Worker First Housing Aid

  • Closing Date: 17 December 2021
  • Location: Damien House Project, Derry/Londonderry
  • Salary: £21,853 per annum
  • Hours: 37.5 (shift rota basis)
  • Job Ref: ASWDH/R15/01
Work with NIFHA

First Housing Aid & Support Services
(Registered Charity No: NIC105748)


Based in our Damien House Project, Derry/Londonderry


About Us
You will work for a leading voluntary sector, non-profit making organisation that provides professional advice on housing in Northern Ireland and solutions for people who find themselves in housing difficulties.

Damien House accommodation project provides a safe environment for detoxification and supports individuals with alcohol issues that are homeless and rough sleeping.


Your New Role at Damien House
You will work in an accommodation setting, developing supportive relationships that empower and enable the service users to deal with alcohol issues.


What we Need from You

Minimum Criteria (a Full Job Description and Personnel Specification is available in the Candidate Information Pack)

  • Minimum of three GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language.
  • A relevant recognised qualification in health and social care or related field (Minimum NVQ level II or equivalent).
  • At least two years recent experience of working in an accommodation or community work setting with vulnerable people with alcohol dependency.
  • IT Skills.

It should be noted that the criteria for this post may be enhanced to facilitate short listing.


How to Apply
Please forward your completed CV and Equal Opportunities monitoring form (found at Work with us | First Housing ( to: by Friday 17  December 2021 at 12 noon(Tel: 07921056728)

Access NI checks will be carried out before an appointment can be confirmed.

This position is also subject to compulsory registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.  (NISCC)


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer