Services Coordinator - Weekends

  • Location:

    Belfast

  • Sector:

    Medical & Healthcare

  • Salary:

    24375 Per Annum Pro Rata

  • Contact:

    Michael McAlinden

  • Contact email:

    michael.mcalinden@mparecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02895211111

  • Job ref:

    MM-WSC

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Role:Weekend - Services Coordinator

We are pleased to be recruiting to be recruiting a Weekend - Services Coordinator

for our returning client for their team that cares and provides a service supporting the homeless people in Belfast City Centre.

You will coordinate the orgainsations’ services at the Weekend which include the Drop In, Assertive Outreach, hostel and Floating Support. All the services aim to help clients to access and/or maintain accommodation and support which will help them to move away from homelssness

Working hours and rate of Pay: 20 working hours per week -Hours will normally be between 8am and 6pm Saturday and Sunday although extra hours may be required in line with operational requirements.

Salary: £24,375.00 per annum pro rata

Benefits: 20 days per annum plus Public/Bank Holidays (or pro rota)

What the role entails:

  • Uphold a low threshold, high tolerance ethos; promote the principles of harm reduction; and maintain a person-centred approach to service delivery.
  • Create an environment which promotes teamwork, multiagency working, diversity and places service users at the heart of the service.
  • Promote good morale and a culture of learning, development and continuous improvement where staff feel competent and valued.

  • Support the Assistant Managers to ensure the service is fully staffed and maintain accurate records with regards to overtime, absences etc.

  • Develop and support good teamwork, recognise the team’s strengths and weakness and be aware of team dynamics.
  • Ensure volunteers are utilised, supported and equipped to carry out designated roles.

  • Take the lead on providing daily guidance, advice and support ensuring staff complete delegated tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Work in conjunction with the Assistant Manager to plan for team meetings, case reviews, annual reviews and work plans etc.
  • Ensure workloads are planned and shared fairly between the staff team.

Essential Criteria:

  • 2 years’ experience delivering services to people who have complex needs and can be challenging and/or hard to engage i.e. mental health, alcohol and drug use, rough sleepers etc.
  • Experience of implementing policies and procedures
  • Experience of multi-agency and multi-disciplinary work
  • Knowledge of good practise in support planning and managing risk
  • Highly competent in the use of IT packages to include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • 2 years driving experience under licence with current clean licence and ability to safely drive a Transporter
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Access NI check

Closing date is 18th Jan 2022 at 12pm

If you think you meet the criteria, please submit your CV to Michael.Mcalinden@mparecruitment.co.uk or call our office on 02895211111 for more information and how to register for this role.