Vacancy Detail

Support Worker (NIGHT)- Supported Living (Ages 16-21)

We are growing our Support Work Team.  Our Housing Services (Move in to Move On) provide supported housing for young people who are homeless or leaving care to make the transition to interdependent living and their own tenancy.  The Service delivers high quality support to young people aged (16 – 21) to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. Young people live with us for up to 2 years before moving on to their own tenancy in the community.

Support Workers aid the provision of housing related support and guidance to young people in conjunction with their identified support and safety needs. To assist young people as they transition into adulthood and plan for their move on from supported housing into the community. To provide an accessible point of contact at night / weekends and to promote the protection and safeguarding of young people

Posts based in Belfast and Downpatrick.  You will be part of a rota pattern that includes evenings and waking nights. Full Job Description available on request. 


  • Experience of working with and supporting young people coming through the care system, probation, prison, institutional care, supported accommodation or children leaving care.
  • Helping Looked After Children or homeless and/or formerly homeless people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change.
  • Experience of working within a fast moving and challenging working environment in the areas of mental health, care for young people, alcohol and drug misuse, independent living support.
  • NISCC Registered (or willing to become registered if appointed) and willing to be subject to Access NI checks. (Successful applicants must commence NISCC registration process prior to employment).
  • Valid driving license and access to a car or other form of transport to undertake duties associated with the role. You will be required to provide transport to young people as part of this role
  • Willing to undertake an Enhanced Access NI check 

Please contact Laura-Lee to discuss this role and apply today by contacting or call 02890447144. 

Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.

Location: Belfast/ Downpatrick | Salary: 18285 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 30/11/2021