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Each year we support more than 20,000 individuals and families. We currently employ more than 630 compassionate and dedicated staff. 

Are you passionate about your profession and willing to use your knowledge, experience, dedication and talent to help us achieve our mission of creating opportunities and providing supports to enable everyone to meaningfully participate in society?

Then we would love to hear from you.

Extern is an Equal Opportunities Employer, and we are committed to promoting and celebrating Diversity and Inclusion. 

As an Extern employee, you will receive a competitive salary, and excellent terms and conditions including enhanced maternity and paternity pay, generous annual leave entitlement, Health Cash Plan, generous sick pay and pension schemes and the opportunity to apply for flexible working (terms and conditions apply).

A full list of our generous employee benefits is available here.

Extern also offers an extensive training and development programme, delivered by the award winning Practice Development Unit in conjunction with leading specialists from the health and social care, charity and voluntary sectors.


Have a look below at the jobs we’re currently recruiting for.

Latest jobs across Extern

Assistant Services Manager (Galway/Roscommon) - Janus Project

Salary: Grade 5 40,955
Location: Tusla Office, 25 Newcastle, Galway
Hours: 37.5 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding

Apply here

The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 5th December 2022 at 12 noon


2 x Project Workers - Intensive Home Support Service

Salary: Grade 4 - 36,233 per annum
Location: Naas, Co. Kildare
Hours: 37.5 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required). On-Call Rota applies
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding

Apply here

The closing date for all completed applications is Thursday 8th December 2022 at 12 noon


Homeless Support Bank Worker - MUST Hostel 

Salary: £9.90 per hour
Location: MUST Hostel, Cookstown
Hours: As and when required.
Contract Status: As and when required. No mutuality of obligation

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Monday 5th December 2022 at 12 noon


Key Worker - Intensive Community Support 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: Hybrid working including NIHE Office Enniskillen, may be required on occasion to travel to Royal Avenue Office in Belfast.
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term for 12 months (Specific Funding)

Apply here

The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 5th December 2022 at 12 noon


Building Maintenance Officer - Support Services 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: Hydepark House, Mallusk
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks)
Contract Status: Permanent

Apply here

The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 5th December 2022 at 12 noon


Key Worker- Needle Exchange Programme

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Hours:40 standard hours per week (Including breaks), rota basis across 7 days - to include evening, weekend and night time working
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31/03/2024)
Location: Rosemary Street, Belfast

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The closing date for all completed applications is: Wednesday 7th December at 12 noo


Social Worker - Street Injecting Support Services

Salary: Grade 5.6 salary: £26,707 per annum
Hours:40 standard hours per week (Including breaks), rota basis across 7 days - to include evening, weekend and night time working
Contract Status: Fixed Term until March 2023 - with potential of extension (Specific Funding) 
Location: Belfast

Apply here

The closing date for all completed applications is: Wednesday 7th December at 12 noon


Project Worker: - Janus Project, Co. Monaghan 
Salary: Grade 4 - 36,233 per annum 
Location: Tusla, Child/Wellbeing Centre, Bree, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan
Hours: 37.5 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding

Apply here

​​​​The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 5th December 2022 at 12 noon


Housing Support and Harm Reduction Coordinator - Ormeau Centre 

Salary: Grade 5.5 salary: £25,643 per annum, plus 10% allowance
Hours:40 standard hours per week (Including breaks), rota basis across 7 days - to include evening, weekend and night time working
Contract Status: Fixed Term until August 2023 with potential extension (to cover substantive post holder)
Location: Waring Street, Belfast

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The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 12th December at 12 noon


Low Threshold Drug & Alcohol Outreach Worker - Northern Trust Area 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: 106 Bridge Street, Ballymena
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to March 2023)

Apply here

The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 12th December 2022 at 12noon


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