Night Worker

Night Worker - Homeless services - Limerick City - QQI level 7

Your new company
Your new company is a voluntary organisation and Approved Housing Body working with families, children and single adults who are disadvantaged and socially excluded; primarily those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. We provide a range of housing, health and recovery services and accommodation for marginalised households throughout Ireland primarily using a trauma informed approach (all staff are trauma informed and trained) and a harm reduction model of support. They also provide bespoke community based supported living services for persons that find themselves homeless with complex support requirements on both the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health spectrums.

Your new role
They are currently seeking applications from energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Night Worker at their Temporary Emergency Provision Service in Limerick. The successful candidates will be afforded necessary training and development in line with the role. Candidates must be highly motivated, creative and experienced with a passion for engaging with clients who are homeless/at risk of homelessness.

What you'll need to succeed
  • The ideal candidate will have: Third level qualification – minimum Degree at Level 7 on NFQ – in Social Care or related discipline
  • One year’s experience working with homeless people / homeless families or other vulnerable groups
  • Availability to work varying shifts including early, late and waking night shifts
  • An understanding of the nature of homelessness and the needs of people experiencing homelessness
  • An ability to work in a service where clients have multiple complex needs
  • A good understanding of the harm reduction model
  • A good working knowledge of relevant local services and the welfare benefits system
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Good conflict resolution skills
  • A commitment to preventing and managing challenging behaviour
  • A commitment to working from a trauma-informed perspective
  • Competent IT Skills
  • An openness to change
  • Desirable - Full clean driving license

What you'll get in return
Access to supports such as support and external supervision if required and Psychological First Aid, Staff receive a wide variety of on-the-job training core training including First Aid, Trauma Informed Care Motivational Interviewing, MAPA (Management of Actual and Potential Aggression) Overdose Response and Naloxone Administration. They will gain a wide range of experience on the front-line- this can act as a springboard for other career opportunities

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1093093
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Secteur d'activité
Charities & Not For Profit
Care Worker
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Contacter un consultant

Parler à Antonia Coppola, Consultant spécialisé en charge de cette offre , située à Hays Recruitment, Limerick
2nd Floor, Riverpoint, Bishops Quay

Téléphone: 01 582 7780

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