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Each year we support more than 25,000 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. In 2020, Extern was the first charity in Northern Ireland to be awarded the prestigious Bronze Diversity Mark.

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 Northern Ireland

Bank Worker - Ormeau Centre 

Salary: £9.50 per hour
Location:  Waring Street, Belfast
Hours:  As and when required.  
Contract Status: As and when required.  No mutuality of obligation

Apply here

This is an open ended campaign with a current closing date of Friday 29th October @ 12 noon. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis - with those meeting the essential criteria being brought forward to interview.

Project Worker - MUST Hostel

Salary: Grade 4 salary scale: £18,525 – £22,696 per annum (plus sleep-in payment, average 2/3 per week)
​​​​​​​Location: MUST Hostel 73 Molesworth Street Cookstown, BT80 8PA
​​​​​​Hours: Average of 40 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends and sleep-ins.
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2022)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12.00 pm

Data Protection & Information Security Manager 
Salary: Grade 7 salary scale: £35,149 - £43,068 per annum
Location: Hydepark House, 3 McKinney Road, Newtownabbey (Travel across Northern Ireland and ROI will be necessary)
Hours: 40 hours per week including breaks
Contract Status: Permanent

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12.00 pm


Mentoring Support Worker - Moving Forward, Moving On

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum 
Location: Belfast
Hours: 40 hours per week (including breaks) 
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31/03/2023)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12.00 pm


Keyworker - Refugee Floating Support 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: 118-122 Royal Avenue, Belfast (flexibility to work in other locations regionally is required)
Hours: 40 hours per week (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term until 31/3/2022 with possibility of extension (Specific Funding)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12.00 pm


Project Worker x2 - Multi-Disciplinary Homeless Support Team

Salary: Grade 4 salary scale: £18,525 - £22,696 per annum
Location: 118-122 Royal Avenue Belfast base-travel included
​​​​​​Hours: 40 hours per week (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term until 15/2/2022 with possibility of extension (Specific Funding)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12.00 pm


Social Worker - Multi-Disciplinary Homeless Support Team

Salary: Grade 5.6 salary scale: £26,707 per annum
Location: 118 - 122 Royal Avenue, Belfast
Hours: 40 hours per week (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term until 31/3/2022 with possibility of extension (Specific Funding)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12.00 pm


Key Worker - Homeless Traveller Project

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £17,433 - £22,254 per annum
Location: 118-122 Royal Avenue, Belfast 
Hours: 30 hours per week (Mon- Fri) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term for 3 months ​with possibility of extension (Specific Funding) (Maternity cover)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications:  Wednesday 27th October 2021 at 12.00 pm


Project Worker x3 -Community Crisis Intervention Service (Part Time & Full Time)

Salary: Grade 4 salary scale: £18,525 - £22,696 per annum (pro rata for Part time)
Location: Spencer House, Derry/Londonderry
Hours: 1x 40 hours per week (including breaks) (Flexibility required) & 2x 15 hours per week (out of hours and weekend work (Thurs – Sun)
Contract Status: 3x Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to March 2024)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Friday 29th October 2021 at 12.00 pm


We regularly post new opportunities, so if you don’t find something that suits your skills today, make sure to check back regularly.

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