Job Details: Novas: Locum Worker

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Novas: Locum Worker
[Clare County Council][Novas]




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 Locum at our Family Hub
located in Clare Services. 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.


Where: Clare Services
Contract: Locum/Relief (subject to funding)


* Third level qualification-minimum Level 5preferably in social care
or equivalent.
* Availability to work varying shifts including early, late, waking
night shifts and sleepovers.
* Good Knowledge of local services and of the welfare benefits
* An understanding of the nature of homelessness and the needs of
experiencing homelessness
* 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
of working


* Full clean driving license

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for more

Closing Date for receipt of completed application forms is 5TH JULY
For further information please visit

We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Category: Others

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