One of the largest housing associations in the East Midlands is recruiting for a Night Support Worker for their Young Person's Service in Retford, to build the skills, confidence and independence of the service users.
The focus of this Night Support Worker is to support individuals to make choices and live as independently as possible and support young service users / tenants (16-21) to express themselves and make informed choices and decisions about their lives in a way that respects their dignity and rights.
You will devise and implement individual care and / or support plans with risk assessments that are not risk averse. These may include one or more of the following examples:
- Living as independently as possible
- Maintaining good health and hygiene, administering medications and personal care e.g. Dressing,
- Washing, shaving and going to the toilet
- Accessing work, education or training
- Enjoying leisure time, activities and cultural beliefs in the community
- Keeping in touch with family and friends and making new friends
- Key work named service users
- Carry out or assist in cooking and other domestic/cleaning tasks
As a Night Support Worker, you will be undertaking a varied range of tasks on the night shift. Not one day is the same as you will be involved in site management, operating security surveillance, conducting health and safety checks of the building. You will be on hand to offer support and guidance to our young people and helping with any issues or concerns they may have.
To be considered for this Night Support Worker role you will require previous experience of working with Young People and have an understanding of childhood trauma and its' effects. Knowledge of supported housing and tenancy sustainment will also be highly beneficial.
This is a permanent, full time Night Support Worker, offering a salary of £18,868 - £20,315. Part time will also be considered, on a pro-rata salary. The role is on a rota basis and night shifts operate between 21:45 and 07:00.
If this Night Support Worker role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this Night Support Worker role, please send your CV lee . mc millan @ service care . org . uk or call me on 01 772 20 89 66 discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Night Support Worker role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region