Night Support Workers & Locum Worker – McGarry House and the Temporary Emergency Provision Service

Novas has been involved in service provision in the areas of emergency and long-term housing and family support in Ireland, for the past 14 years.

McGarry House and the Temporary Emergency Provision Service (Limerick) are currently recruiting to form panels for the following positions (to fill current vacancies and in the event that further vacancies arise in the next 12 months):

Night Support Worker (Full and Part Time Specific Purpose Contracts and Fixed Term Contracts) €26,190/€13,095 pro rata per annum

Locum Worker – Limerick (€14 per hour for day shifts and €13 per hour for Night Shift)

Candidates must have knowledge and experience of:
Working in a social care setting.
The needs of homeless people specifically those dealing with addiction.
Motivating, supervising and supporting vulnerable adults.
Working flexible hours including shifts and weekends.
Excellent communication skills, relevant to working with clients with addiction / learning disabilities / mental health issues / challenging behavior, etc.
A knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting people who are homeless.
The ability to demonstrate that you are committed to the ethos of Novas.
The ability to work as part of a team in a challenging environment.
The ability to deliver good quality services which foster and enhance the dignity, development and independence of the service user.
Novas is a voluntary Organisation and aims to provide services that empower people by creating opportunities for positive change through Housing, Health, Recovery.

Application forms, job description and person specification can be obtained by calling, 061-370325 or email or visit our web site Closing date for all applications is midday Thursday 24th of August at midday.

Novas is committed to ensuring that children, young people and vulnerable adults are kept safe from harm. As a consequence Garda Vetting will be carried out for all Novas staff. Garda Vetting is part of the Novas recruitment and selection process and a pre-emolument requirement.

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