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Deputy Manager First Housing Aid

  • Closing Date: 22 October 2021
  • Location: Damien House, Derry / Londonderry
  • Salary: £23,060 per annum;
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Job Ref: DMDH/R2/01
Work with NIFHA

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


Based at Foyle Road, 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.  Our Floating Support Service provides support to homeless families and singles over 18 years old who are, or who have been experiencing housing difficulties and related issues.


Your New Role within Damien House
You will work alongside the Manager to manage and direct an accommodation project and staffing team, providing residential provision to vulnerable homeless people with substance misuse difficulties and related complex needs.


Minimum Criteria (a Full Job Description and Personnel Specification is available with an application pack)

  • A qualification in a Health & Social Care related field or equivalent (NVQ Level III)
  • A Management Qualification (or a commitment to work towards level 5 in Managing Health and Social Care)
  • Relevant supervisory management experience
  • Direct work experience with individuals with alcohol problems within a challenging environment and vulnerable individuals who are homeless
  • 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 application form and Equal Opportunities monitoring form (found at Work with us | First Housing ( to: by Friday 22 October 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