Job Details: Novas - McGarry House: Night Support Worker (Part-Time, 20 hours per week)


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Novas - McGarry House: Night Support Worker (Part-Time, 20 hours per week)
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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
spectrums.

Novas are currently seeking applications from energetic and
enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Night Support Worker at
our McGarry House Project located in Limerick City. 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.

POSITION: PART TIME NIGHT SUPPORT WORKER (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
HOURS PER WEEK)

WHERE: MCGARRY HOUSE

CONTRACT: SPECIFIC PURPOSE CONTRACT (SUBJECT TO FUNDING)

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

* Third level qualification-minimum Level 5 preferably in social care
or equivalent.
* Availability to work waking night shifts.
* One year’s experience of working with single homeless people and
/ or vulnerable groups
* An understanding of nature of homelessness and the needs of single
homeless people
* An ability to treat the client group on 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
* A commitment to working in a low threshold setting

DESIRABLE

* Full clean driving license

Please see attached Job Description and Peron Specification for more
information

Closing Date for receipt of completed application forms is **APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE**TH AUGUST **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**

For further information please visit
http:-//www.novas.ie/work-with-us/. Please complete the application
form and return it to **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** or call Alicja on
**Apply on the website**- **Apply on the website** **Apply on the
website**

Novas is committed to ensuring that children, young people and
vulnerable adults are kept safe from harm. As a consequence, Garda
Vetting will be carried out for all Novas staff. Garda Vetting is part
of the Novas recruitment and selection process and a pre-employment
requirement.

_Benefits: Novas full time staff receive **Apply on the website** days
annual leave, employer pension contribution after successful probation
period, access to supports such as Support and Supervision, external
supervision if required and Psychological First Aid. Staff receive a
wide variety of on-the-job training, with core training including
First Aid, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, MAPA
(Management of Actual and Potential Aggression), Overdose Response and
Naloxone Administration. They gain a wide range of experience on the
front-line- this can act as a springboard for other career
opportunities within Novas._


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Others

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