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Part Time Foyer Support Worker NB Housing

  • Closing Date: 5 June 2020
  • Salary: NJC Point 6, £19,171 pro rata
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Part-Time
  • Job Ref: FSW/PT/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.


This is a part time (20 hours) position and will be based in the Association’s Flax Foyer, which offers accommodation and support to young people aged between 18-25 years, encouraging independence and self-reliance. Reporting to the Foyer Manager, the jobholder will be required to ensure the safety of the building and residents and provide support and advice to residents.

The successful candidate must have: • 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English (or equivalent) • At least 2 years’ experience of providing support (gained within the last 5 years) • Computer literacy

The appointment will be made within the terms of the NJC Conditions of Service and salary will be NJC Point 6, £19,171 pro rata, plus optional contributory pension scheme currently at employer contribution of 19.5%, 34 days annual leave (incl. stats) pro rata rising to 39 days pro rata after 5 years’ service and excellent work and family friendly policies

Supporting Documentation

Job Description

Personel 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 unprecedented response