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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

Needle Exchange Worker  - Needle Exchange Team 

Salary: Grade 5 scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: Rosemary Street, Belfast
Hours:  40 standard hours (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 31/3/2024)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:   Wednesday 29th June 2022 at 12pm


Systemic Practitioner - Reach Out Project

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: Greater Belfast Trust Area
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required) over Monday - Sunday
​​​​​​​Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2024)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:   Wednesday 29th June 2022 at 12pm


Assistant Manager - Northern Trust Drug & Alcohol Services

Salary: Grade 5.5: £25,643 per annum
Location: 106 Bridge Street Ballymena BT43 5EP (with necessity to operate across the whole Northern Trust)
Hours:  40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2024)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Thursday 30th June 2022 at 12pm


Bank Worker - MUST Hostel 

Salary: £9.90 per hour 
Location:  73 Molesworth Street, Cookstown
Hours:  As and when required.  
Contract Status: As and when required.  No mutuality of obligation

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Thursday 30th June 2022 at 12pm


Crisis Intervention Worker 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: Belfast (TBC)
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility Required)
​​​​​​​Contract Status: Fixed Term until 31st March 2023 (Specific Funding)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Thursday 30th June 2022 at 12pm


Bank Worker  - Needle Exchange TeamStreet Injectors Support Service

Salary: £9.90 per hour
Location: Rosemary Street, Belfast
Hours:  As and when required.  
Contract Status: As and when required.  No mutuality of obligation​​​​​​​

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 12pm


Project Worker - Innis Centre & Dismas House 

Salary: Grade 4 salary scale: £20,087 - £22,696 per annum (pro rata for Part time)
Location: Dismas House - 386 Ormeau Road, Belfast &
                Innis Centre - 2 Ventry Lane, Belfast
Hours: 1x 40 hours per week (to include evening/weekends/overnight working) (Flexibility Required) & 1x 30 hours per week (to include evening/weekends/overnight working) (Flexibility Required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2023)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 12pm


Key Worker x 7 - Ormeau Centre 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum (plus 4% DASP allowance)
Location: Ormeau Centre, Waring Street, Belfast
Hours:  40 rota shift working hours (including breaks)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured until 31st March 2023)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 12pm


Key Worker - Floating Support  

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,792 - £27,817 per annum 
Location: 118 - 122 Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1DL
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) 
Contract Status: Fixed Term unto 31st March 2023 (possibility of extension)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 12pm


Key Worker - Farset Multi-Disciplinary Homeless Support Team

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: 112-118 Royal Avenue (outreach locations within Belfast)
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status:  Fixed Term until 30th September 2022 (possibility of extension) (specific funding)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 12.00 pm


Key Worker - Intensive Tenancy Support - Derrin Park 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: 112-118 Royal Avenue, Belfast base-travel included
​​​​​Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status:  Fixed Term for 1 year (Specific Funding)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 12.00 pm


Social Worker - Homeless Traveller Project

Salary: Grade 5.6 salary: £26,707 per annum
Location: 112-118 Royal Avenue 
Hours: 40 standard hours (including breaks) (Flexibility required)
Contract Status:  Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2023)

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Closing date and time for completed applications:  Tuesday 12th July 2022 at 12.00 pm


Connections Worker - Belfast Drug and Alcohol Coordination Team

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum 
Location: Based in Belfast but with flexibility to work elsewhere
Hours: 40 standard hours, Mon-Sun (Flexibility Required)
Contract Status: Permanent subject to Continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2024)

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Closing date and time for completed applications: Sunday 17th July 2022 at 12 noon
 


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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