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Support Worker, Foyle Valley House, Derry-Londonderry Apex Housing Association

  • Closing Date: 31 May 2024
  • Location: Foyle Valley House, Derry-Londonderry
  • Salary: £24,702 per annum pro rata (£12.18 per hour)
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Hours: 36
  • Job Ref: SWFVH/05/24
Work with NIFHA

Foyle Valley House is a female hostel accommodation giving support and care for up to 14 homeless women who have an alcohol dependency. It is situated close to the city centre of Derry~Londonderry. Foyle Valley House provides a comfortable and safe home with 24-hour staff support services, 365 days a year.

Essential Criteria
Completion of a relevant qualification equivalent to QCF level 2
and
At least one years’ experience working with homeless individuals and/or individuals who suffer addiction problems in a community or residential setting.

Previous administration experience e.g. completing support plans, housing forms etc.

Must be currently registered with NISCC or must achieve registration within 6 months.

OR
At least two years’ experience working with homeless individuals and/or individuals who suffer addiction problems in a community or residential setting.

Previous administration experience e.g. completing support plans, housing forms etc.

Must be currently registered with NISCC or must achieve registration within 6 months

Be able to demonstrate an adequate level of computer literacy

It is a genuine occupational qualification for the above position that the holder be female within the meaning of Article 10 of the sex discrimination Northern Ireland Order 1976.

Employee Benefits
20 days paid annual leave and 12 statutory, Occupational sick pay / maternity pay, Contributory pensions scheme, Training and Development Opportunites. Free onsite parking.