Floating Support Officers (Full-time/ part-time)

Closing Date: 13/12/2021

Location: Belfast

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Description

Ark Housing Association is seeking to recruit experienced and dedicated individuals to join the organisation as Floating Support Officers. A range of Full-Time and Part-Time positions are available.

Reporting to Team Leaders and Homeless Services Manager, the postholder will ensure the delivery of a comprehensive floating support service for homeless families across Greater Belfast and to provide high-quality services to their Homeless Services clients in accordance with the strategic objectives of Ark Housing.

Ark Housing’s Homeless Family Service has been developed in partnership with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) and is funded by the Department for Communities (DfC) through the Supporting People Programme.

Applicants must satisfy the following essential criteria:

• Have a relevant qualification (QCF/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent e.g. 5 GCSEs) and

• Have 1 years’ experience in providing support services to individuals or families or

• Have 3 years’ experience in providing support services to individuals or families

• Have experience in:

 Developing person centred needs/risk assessments and support plans

 Managing case loads

 Advocating on a person’s behalf

 Working in partnership with external agencies

TO APPLY: Anyone wishing to apply for the above position may get a recruitment pack by clicking on this link: APPLY HERE

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Gail McLaughlin, Homeless Services Manager on 02890 752310 or by email to

CLOSING DATE: Monday 13th December at 4pm

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