Waking Night Support Worker
Waking Night Support Worker needed on a permanent basis in Cheltenham
Your new company
You will be working with a reputable supported housing provider who focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment for young people in housing with medium to high level support needs. You will be joining a growing reputable organisation focusing on preventing homelessness, strengthening families and transforming lives.
Your new role
As a night support worker you will be working waking nights on a shift basis. Your role will be working in a project for people aged 16-25 who have recently left care or are homeless. As a night worker you will ensure the premises are safe and secure, managing anyone trying to enter the unit. As well as supporting the upkeep of the building.You will provide basic first contact advice to service users as well as providing security to clients and contacting the on call service/emergency services if appropriate. As a night worker you will actively ensure the safety and security of the building through regular Health and Safety Checks/patrols, and monitoring of the CCTV systems, as well as dealing with any concerns or complaints when necessary.
What you'll need to succeed
To be a successful night worker it is essential you are able to communicate effectively. You must have strong experience in dealing with challenging behaviours. Furthermore, to be successful it is essential you are able to empathise with young people, and working knowledge within this field would be desirable. Most importantly you must be passionate about making a difference to service user's lives, being able to communicate and engage with young people who have complex needs.
What you'll get in return
Not only are you offered a competitive salary you will also be making a difference to young people's lives. If you are looking for a rewarding yet challenging role this is perfect for you. Furthermore, you will be offered staff benefits including a competitive pension scheme.
What you need to do now
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