Novas 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. We
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
Novas are currently seeking applications from energetic and
enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Support Worker at our St.
Patrick Hill located 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
POSITION: SUPPORT WORKER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS PER WEEK
Where: St. Patrick Hill - Limerick
Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
* Third level qualification-minimum Level 5 preferably in social care
or equivalent and capable of CORU registration.
* Availability to work varying shifts including early, late, waking
night shifts and sleepovers.
* Demonstrate the ability to treat the client group in a non-
judgmental way from a trauma informed perspective, which under pins
Novas service delivery.
* Understanding of a low threshold service and harm reduction model
* Knowledge and understanding of lone working and the issues
involved on a lone working project and the ability to work alone with
clients in their accommodation on a one-to-one basis most of the time
* Have a full licence and use of own car
Please see attached Job Description and Peron Specification for more
Closing Date for receipt of completed application forms is **APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE**TH AUGUST **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.
PANEL WILL BE CREATED FOR FURTHER ROLE WITH ST PATRICK HILL.
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