Midlands Simon Community: Out of Hours Case Workers

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Out of Hours Case Workers

Midlands Simon Community are glad to announce a new and innovative service that will make a make a major contribution in the Midlands

Location: Covering the four Midlands Counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath.

Reporting to: Line Manager

Hours of work: Evening and Night Work (Part-time -21 hours per week)

Overall Purpose of the Role:

  • To respond to the needs of individuals sleeping rough or in need of support outside of day time working hours in an outreach capacity.

Our Mission:

  • To develop strategies to prevent people from becoming homeless in the Midlands.
  • To improve the quality of life for clients who might find themselves homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in the Midlands, through the provision of accommodation and services which support and empower people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Campaign for the right to appropriate accommodation and services for those who are homeless, and challenge the causes of injustice, inequality and social exclusion.

Midlands Simon Community is committed to:

  • Working in solidarity and partnership with people affected by homelessness and striving for social and economic justice, social inclusion and equality of opportunity.
  • Believing in the power of individuals to make informed choices and so to recognise the rights of individuals to actively participate in decision making processes that affect them.
  • Challenging structures that serve to marginalise, discriminate against and exploit people who experience homelessness.
  • The fundamental concept of equality.
  • The distribution of power which does not discriminate on grounds such as age, gender, political beliefs, race, ethnicity, class, religion, disability, sexual orientation or membership of the Travelling Community.

Please fill out attached application form and return it to: d.oconnor@midlandssimon.com

Closing date for applications is: Friday 23rd August at 5pm

Provisional date for Interviews: Friday 30th August

Please note that due to the level of interest, we will not be in a position to contact candidates who are not shortlisted. Midlands Simon Community is an Equal Opportunities Employer. To find out more about Midlands Simon Community and to stay up to date with the latest news and opportunities, make sure to connect with us online @ www.midlandssimon.com

This Out of Hours Service is an Initiative of the Statutory Management Committee and the Midland Region Joint Homelessness Consultative Forum
This Out of Hours Service is an Initiative of the Statutory Management Committee and the Midland Region Joint Homelessness Consultative Forum

Region: 

Midlands

Expiry date: 

23/08/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

09/08/19