Floating Support Worker, Belfast (FSWB.R3.01)

Closing Date

First Housing Aid & Support Services
(Registered Charity No: NIC105748)

Invite applicants for the positions of:


37.5 hours per week

Based in Belfast

Salary: £19,867 per annum

To implement a floating support service to homeless families and singles over 18 years old that are living in the private rented sector, or that have been experiencing housing difficulties and related issues.

Minimum Criteria (a Full Job Description and Personnel Specification is available with an application pack)

• Minimum of three GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language.
• NVQ Level III (or equivalent) in Health & Social Care OR relevant equivalent qualification in Social Work, Community Work or Housing Care
• Minimum of 2 years recent experience providing support to families and singles over 18 years old in particular those with substance misuse
issues, mental health issues and those at risk of offending behaviour
• A valid driving licence and access to a car. (if disability prohibits driving, the applicant must be able to organise suitable alternative
• IT skills

Please Note: All recruitment correspondence for this position will be done through e-mail. Please provide a suitable e-mail address for correspondence and e-mail completed applications to

If you do not have an e-mail address, please contact Karla on 07921056728

It should be noted that the criteria for this post may be enhanced to facilitate short listing.

Closing date for completed applications is: Friday, 30th October 2020 at 12 noon.

First Housing operates a child protection and vulnerable adults policy, Access NI checks will be carried out before an appointment can be confirmed. This position is also subject to compulsory registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Download application packs here