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We're looking for Mental Health Housing Support Workers at Our Abbeyside, Fortwilliam & Carrick Service's

Mental Health Housing Support Workers 22/REC/635

X9 Permanent Positions Available


·       5 Posts, 37.5 hours per week at our Antrim Service: 2&3 Abbeyside, Newpark Road North, Antrim, BT41 2DQ


  • 2 Posts, 37.5 hours per week at our Carrick Service: 1 Henry Gill Court, Ellis Street, Carrick, BT38 8AX


  • 2 Posts, 37.5 hours per week at our Fortwilliam, Belfast Service: 72 Fortwilliam Park, Belfast, BT15 4AN


Salary: Band 1 (1.0 – 1.6) (£19,301 – £22,756) per annum

Starting Salary: £19,301

Duration: Permanent            

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday 9th August 2022

Job Summary:

The Mental Health Housing Support Worker will work as part of the team providing effective support and, where required, care to the tenants ensuring that their identified mental and physical health needs are met. Staff will ensure that all those who use our services do so within a recovery framework. This offers a holistic approach to managing the adverse impacts of mental ill health and support in achieving a better quality of life. Support is based on a user led/individualised, person-centred approach, using the MindWise Client Pathways Framework.

What we ask for from you:

  • GCSE/O level grade C or above in English & Math’s or equivalent


Level 2 Essential Skills Maths and English

  • Must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 to 6 months experience of providing support to people with a mental illness either in a paid or voluntary position.


         Demonstrate a minimum of 6 months experience of providing support in a paid           or voluntary capacity in another care setting.

  • Able to demonstrate a high standard of written communication skills.
  • Be registered with or eligible for registration with NISCC

What you get in return:

  • A competitive salary
  • A minimum employer pension contribution of 6%
  • Enhanced holiday leave entitlement of 35 days (FTE)
  • Enhanced company sick pay
  • Medical cash plan
  • Death in service benefit
  • Support to complete QCF/RQF qualifications in HSC
  • Access to family friendly policies and flexible working options
  • Business mileage paid at HMRC max
  • Commitment to learning and development
  • Investors in People (IIP) Gold Award holders, reflecting excellent working practices

Full Criteria and details for all posts, are contained within the application pack which may be downloaded from the MindWise Recruitment Website

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Access NI check with Adults Barred List Check.

Please note interviews for this post will be completed via a Teams Video Call.

MindWise are an equal opportunities employer


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