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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

Project Worker x2 - MUST Hostel 

Salary: Grade 4 salary scale: £19,305 – £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: Monday 24th January  2022 at 12pm


Key Worker - Youth Support 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
​​​​​​​Location: Erne Family Centre 15 Elliott Pl, Enniskillen, BT747HQ
​​​​​​Hours: 40 working hours (flexibility required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31/3/22)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Monday 24th January  2022 at 12pm


Key Worker - Timeout (GOR - Female only applicants) 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
​​​​​​​Location: Roscor Youth Village, Co Fermanagh​​​​​​​
​​​​​​Hours: 40 working hours (flexibility required)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31/3/22)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Monday 24th January  2022 at 12pm


Key Worker x 3 - 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 2022)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Tuesday 25th January  2022 at 12pm


Project Worker x2 - Innis Centre & Dismas House 

Salary: Grade 4 salary scale: £19,305 - £22,696 per annum (pro rata for 30 hours)
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)
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31st March 2022)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications:  Thursday 27th January 2022 at 12 noon


Key Worker x 2 FT & x 2 PT - Passport & Youth Support Programmes

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum (pro rata for part time)​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Location: Unit 1, Spencer House, Spencer Road, Derry/L’Derry, BT47 6QA
​​​​​​Hours: 2 x 40 working hours or 2 x16 working hours (flexibility required)
Contract Status: 4 x Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31/03/22)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications:  Thursday 27th January 2022 at 12 noon


Key Worker P/T (Maternity Cover) - Family Support Services – Youth Support & Early Years Programmes 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £9,297 - £11,868 per annum​​​​​​​ pro rata
Location: Extern, Spruce Villa, T&F hospital Donaghaine Road, Omagh, BT78 ONS
Hours:  16 working hours (flexibility required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term until 31st March 2022 (Maternity Cover)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Friday 28th January at 12 noon


Key Worker P/T - Family Support Services – Youth Support & Early Years Programmes 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £9,297 - £11,868 per annum​​​​​​​
Location: Extern, Spruce Villa, T&F hospital Donaghaine Road, Omagh, BT78 ONS
Hours:  16 working hours (flexibility required)
Contract Status: Fixed Term until 31st March 2022 (Maternity Cover)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Friday 28th January at 12 noon


Key Worker x 2 – Strength 2 Strength 

Salary: Grade 5 salary scale: £21,791 - £27,817 per annum
Location: Spencer House, 12-22 Spencer Road, L/Derry, BT47 6QA
Hours:  40 working hours including breaks (flexibility required), 
Contract Status: Permanent, subject to continuous funding (current funding secured to 31/3/22)

Apply here

Closing date and time for completed applications: Friday 28th January 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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