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MACS Supporting Children & Young People

Activity Worker

MACS Supporting Children & Young People

  • Antrim / Northern Ireland
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 01/04/2020

Why Work for us?

“At MACS young people are at the heart of what we do. We encourage an interdependent way of living. We see the value in making mistakes. We actively encourage personal and professional development so that our young people and staff can reach their fullest potential”.

Interdependence: MACS recognize that as social creatures, we cannot exist totally independently from others. 

Personal Growth and Development: We invest in our staff and young people, challenge their thinking and encourage training to increase skills and knowledge. 

Risk Taking and Making Mistakes: Our ethos and belief is that it is OK to make mistakes and by examining what went wrong, we can improve and use the learning. 

Self Determination and Autonomy: MACS employ experienced and skilled staff that we trust to make appropriate decisions to work effectively and safely with our young people. 

Judging Others: MACS recognizes that judgements are natural, however we ensure that ours are examined and explored in a way that results in a positive outcome for all.

Communication: We have a friendly, relaxed, engaging and warm attitude that fosters positive communication between young people and the organization as a whole. 

Trust and Integrity: We earn trust from young people and other professionals by consistently delivering top quality services, underpinned by a core value of trust and integrity. 

Involving yourself: MACS welcomes input from all staff and young people and encourages participation in having your say and embracing new opportunities. 

How we do things around here..

  • No dress code
  • You must take a lunch break
  • We all eat together when we can
  • There is no deference towards managers, we are all equally important in carrying out the work
  • We get to know each other
  • There are no set times for breaks, as long as you get the work done
  • Come up with ideas and we will try to see if they can be implemented
  • Make your space your own
  • Have a laugh

Children’s Therapeutic Community 


Full Time, Permanent

MACS Therapeutic Community (home) for 3 children aged between 6-14 is situated in a rural setting approx. 15mins car journey from Belfast. The children referred will have complex needs and at times extreme behaviours. These needs cannot be met in mainstream children’s homes or foster care. 

We particularly welcome applications from males and are recruiting for current availability as well as future expansion opportunities. 

SALARY: £24,657 per annum & pension at 4% of salary

To obtain an Application Pack and for more information please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website. f

CLOSING DATE: Friday 10th April

Attractive Terms and Conditions!

These are just some of the many benefits of working with MACS!

We are Employers for Childcare Family Friendly winners 2015, 2016 and 2017. We have attained Investors in People Health and Wellbeing and Gold Awards and are Irish News Awards Workplace Wellbeing Winners 2017!


Social Work, working with children, Communication

Ref: AUTO-202003131241488224

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