YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP

Night Support Worker
St. Patrick’s, Brighton & Hove
Permanent Contract
37.5 hours per week
£23,805 per annum (£22,305 per annum, plus £1,500 unsocial hours payment)

Want to be part of something amazing? We are opening a hostel and night shelter for single homeless people and rough sleepers, and we are looking for passionate and committed people to join us in creating this new service.

We are recruiting Night Support Workers to support the day-to-day operation of our hostel and the night shelter.

Working as part of a team, you will provide a reception service as well as routinely checking the whole premises. You will need to monitor guests and refuse entry to anyone compromising the safety of the hostel or residents and be able to provide an emergency response to those in crisis.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including training opportunities, 5.4 weeks annual leave (plus bank holiday entitlement), a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You must have experience working with people, particularly those considered to have multiple and complex support needs, and be able to manage unacceptable behaviour and de-escalate situations appropriately in order to help to keep the project quiet, safe and secure throughout the night.

This is challenging yet rewarding work that helps those we support to belong, contribute, and thrive. The role involves working on a 4 waking night shifts on, 4 waking shifts off rota pattern, starting at 9.30pm and finishing at 8.30am.

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, please contact Project Manager Emma Bowen by emailing her at emma.bowen@ymcadlg.org. We will not respond to agencies.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 5th December 2019 at 9am

Interview date: To be confirmed

 

How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org or by hand/post to:

Human Resources
YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP,
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here