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Support Worker

Ref: SW/7/18

Location:    Foyle Trust Area

Salary:        £20,253 – £24,472 per annum (NJC scales)

Hours:        35 hours per week (evening and weekend work will be required)

Contract:    Permanent

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th July 2018 at 4pm

Download the Support Worker Application Form

Download the Support Worker Job Description

Download the Support Worker Job Specification

Foyle Women’s Aid is the lead agency offering a specialist domestic violence support service in the Foyle Trust area. We offer a range of outreach services and secure supported accommodation for women and children. The work is underpinned by an ethos of self-help and mutual support. The posts are funded by Supporting People.

Essential Criteria

  • Possess a third-level degree in Social Work or a related relevant discipline.
  • Possess at least 1 year’s relevant practical experience in a Support Worker role working with vulnerable families with complex needs or homelessness, and managing case work.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of domestic and sexual abuse on women and families, and the appropriate interventions.
  • Competence in use of Microsoft Office and report writing.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Desirable Criteria

  • Possess at least 2 years’ relevant practical experience in a Support Worker role working with vulnerable families with complex needs or homelessness, and managing case work.
  • Demonstrate experience of working in an interagency setting and as part of a team, with a working knowledge of statutory and voluntary services available for women and children, and the skills required to provide a coordinated service.

A full driving licence and use of a car is also essential. You will also be subject to an Enhanced Access NI Check and will be required to work unsocial hours, including evening and weekend work.

Please note: candidates will initially be shortlisted on essential criteria (full list available in the job specification). However, if there is a high volume of applicants, we will then proceed to desirable criteria, which may be added to.

Application forms and further information may be obtained from our website: www.foylewomensaid.org.

Please email completed applications to louisa.young@foylewomensaid.org or post to Foyle Women’s Aid, Pathways, 24 Pump Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6JG.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 17th July 2018 at 4pm. Applications made after this time will not be accepted. CVs are not accepted.

Women’s Aid is a woman-only organisation and the lawful recruitment of a female(s) for the post(s) falls within exemption stated in Article 10 (2B & 2E) of Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976.

Women’s Aid is a registered charity, supporting Equal Opportunities Policies.

 


Accommodation Support Assistants (2 Posts)

Ref: ASW/07/18

Location: Foyle Trust area, Strabane and Limavady Council Area
Salary: 
£14,975 – £15,807 per annum pro-rata
Contract Type: 
Permanent – 2 posts – 35 hours and 26 hours

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 4pm

 

Download the Accommodation Assistant Application Form

Download the Accommodation Assistant Job Description

Download the Accommodation Assistant Job Specification

Women’s Aid is the lead agency offering advice, accommodation and support to women and children experiencing domestic violence in Northern Ireland. This post is funded by Supporting People.

 Post Overview: –

The post holder will assist with Foyle Women’s Aid accommodation admissions within our residential settings and will provide practical support for clients, ensuring that our services are comfortable, welcoming, supportive and a safe place to live, whilst establishing and maintaining positive relationships.

Essential Criteria includes: –

  • At least 1 year’s relevant experience in working with young people or vulnerable adults in a paid capacity

Demonstrate experience in the following: –

  • Reception or administration duties
  • Conducting safety audits
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Office and in report writing

Desirable Criteria: –

  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in working with young people or vulnerable adults in a paid capacity
  • At least an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a residential setting

The successful applicant must also be required to:

  • Complete and pass the Enhanced Access NI Check
  • Work evenings and weekends on a weekly basis as part of the rota
  • Travel to more than one site will be required to fulfil the demands of this post

You will have proven ability to work flexibly as part of a team and to take responsibility for your own work with minimum supervision, possess good organisational and administrative skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, whilst having the capacity to handle pressure and to be adaptable to changing demands.

Please note: Candidates will initially be shortlisted on Essential Criteria. However, if there is a high volume of applicants, we will then proceed to the Desirable Criteria.

Following the interviews, a reserve list will be created for a nine-month period.

Application forms and further information may be obtained from our website: www.foylewomensaid.org.

Please email completed applications to louisa.young@foylewomensaid.org or post to Foyle Women’s Aid, Pathways, 24 Pump Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6JG.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 4pm. Applications made after this time will not be accepted. CVs are not accepted.

Women’s Aid is a women-only organisation and the lawful recruitment of a female(s) for the post(s) falls within exemption stated in Article 10 (2B & 2E) of Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976.

 Women’s Aid is a registered charity, supporting Equal Opportunities Policies.

 

 


MARIGOLDS CLEANING COMPANY

Professional Cleaner

Ref: MC/05/18

Location:           Foyle Trust area
Hours:                12 hours
Salary:                £7.83 per hour
Closing Date:   Tuesday 17th July 2018 4pm

Download the Professional Cleaner Application Form

Download the Professional Cleaner Job Description

Download the Professional Cleaner Job Specification

Marigolds is a professional, reliable and affordable cleaning service that is a social enterprise business established in 2016 to reinvest profits back into the services provided by Foyle Women’s Aid.

Post Overview: –

We require experienced and reliable cleaners to undertake professional cleaning duties to the highest standard. We have a range of clients who require a cleaning service tailored to their individual needs, either within the home or office. Do you have the expertise? Are you reliable and self-motivated, with strong attention to detail? If so, we want to hear from you.

Essential Criteria includes demonstrating:

  • 1 year’s relevant work experience as a professional cleaner
  • Knowledge and experience of specific cleaning tasks
  • An awareness of Health and Safety
  • Ability to work alone without supervision and use your own initiative
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable to changing demands
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Pass the Enhanced Access NI check
  • A full driving license and use of a car for business purposes

Desirable Criteria includes:

  • Demonstrate at least 2 years’ cleaning experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of using cleaning products and chemicals

You will be expected to demonstrate a quality cleaning service to clients, handling a variety of manual cleaning tasks.

Please note: Candidates will initially be short-listed on essential criteria. However, if there is a high volume of applicants, we will then proceed to the desirable criteria.

If you have a desire to assist clients with their cleaning requirements and would like to join a dynamic, enthusiastic team, application forms and further information may be obtained from our website: www.foylewomensaid.org.

Please email completed applications to louisa.young@foylewomensaid.org or post to Foyle Women’s Aid, Pathways, 24 Pump Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6JG.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 17th July at 4pm. Applications made after this time will not be accepted. CVs are not accepted.

Marigolds Cleaning Company supports Equal Opportunities Policies.

 

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