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Foyer Manager NB Housing

  • Closing Date: 5 June 2020
  • Salary: (NJC Point 30) £32,878 – (NJC Point 36) £38,813
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Job Ref: FM/05/20
Work with NIFHA

We are a Housing Association in North Belfast providing affordable quality housing to those in need. We have recently expanded our operations in Belfast to over 1000 properties and we currently employ 40 staff.

We wish to recruit suitably qualified persons for the Foyer Manager and part time Support Worker positions at our supported scheme, Flax Foyer. Located in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Flax Foyer is a supported scheme which supports homeless young people aged 18-25 to prepare for independent living.

Our team of support staff engage with the residents to deliver individually tailored, outcome based support plans.   Support is provided to residents throughout their stay to develop the necessary independent living skills required to maintain their own accommodation within the community. Every resident is expected to be ready to commit to a training programme that will enhance their individual employability.  Staff build professional relationships with external agencies to provide training opportunities to residents both on and off site.

The Foyer consists of 37 self-contained one-bedroom apartments.  A communal lounge, laundry and computer suite are also on site.  Residents make the Foyer a home for a maximum two year stay.  Click here for further information.


Reporting to the Director of Housing & Corporate Services, the Foyer Manager will take responsibility for daily management of the support services provided to homeless young people and manage a team of support staff.

The successful candidate must have: • 3rd Level education (University Degree or equivalent) OR 5 years’ managerial experience (gained within the last 7 years) within a support setting. • A minimum of 3 years managerial experience (gained within the last 6 years) within a support setting.  • Experience of reviewing policies / practices • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. • Computer Literacy: A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook

The appointment will be made within the terms of the NJC Conditions of Service and salary will be (NJC Point 30) £32,878 – (NJC Point 36) £38,813 plus optional contributory pension scheme currently at employer contribution of 19.5% (£6,411pa), 34 days annual leave (incl. stats) rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service and excellent work and family friendly policies.

Supporting Documentation

Job Description

Personnel Specification


Anyone wishing to apply for any of the above position may request a recruitment pack (application form, job description and personnel specification) by contacting NB Housing on Tel:  028 9059 2110 or by E-Mail:

Please note that CV’s are not acceptable The closing date for returned applications is 12.00 noon Friday 5th June 2020  

NB Housing is an equal opportunity employer

We reserve the right to enhance criteria in the event of an unprecedenyed response