Support Worker / Night Accommodation

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P11993
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Street, Somerset
  • Salary: £31,117
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Social Care Jobs. Support Worker / Night Accommodation Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Street, Somerset Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Night Accommodation and Support Worker who has experience working with young people from the ages of 16 – 25, as well as having empathy, patience, and dedication to provide exceptional support is required for an organisation that provides high-quality supported accommodation for young people based in Street, Somerset.

 

SALARY: £31,117 per annum + Benefits

LOCATION: Street, Somerset

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: Nightshift - 34hrs per week with optional overtime

 

PLEASE NOTE: You will need a Full Drivers Licence and Access to a Vehicle

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Night Accommodation and Support Worker who has experience working with young people from the ages of 16 – 25, as well as having empathy, patience, and dedication to provide exceptional support.

Working as the Night Accommodation and Support Worker you will work as part of a team to provide a safe and homely environment for young people in the evenings and at night.

As the Night Accommodation and Support Worker you will be responsible for arranging appropriate positive activities that help build relationships and positively engage residents such as cooking, board games, film nights, quizzes etc.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Night Accommodation and Support Worker will include:

  • Support young people outside of main working hours within housing projects and within the community across the area where needed
  • Work as part of a team to provide a safe and homely environment for young people in the evenings and at night
  • Arrange appropriate positive activities that help build relationships and positively engage residents such as cooking, board games, film nights, quizzes etc
  • Deliver targeted support (not care) as directed by the Team Leader, for example support completing a section of MOMO (tenancy accreditation programme)
  • Work in a trauma-informed way and provide timely and appropriate interventions and signposting to best meet the needs of young people
  • Ensure young people are fully aware of and comply with the conditions of their placement e.g. licence agreement and house rules
  • Understand and implement the organisations policies and procedures, including Safeguarding, to maximise young people’s safety and minimise harm
  • Maintain accurate records in a timely manner including handovers, case notes, incident reports and safeguarding reports
  • Actively and practically ensure young people’s living environments are appropriate, well maintained and maintenance of properties is reported and carried out
  • Ensure confidentiality of clients’ information is maintained and that it is kept securely whether electronic or paper records.  The information must be accurate, factual and up to date within organisational requirements
  • Undertake hours as part of a rota system including evenings, waking nights, weekends and bank holidays and provide cover across the organisation
  • Complete the staff induction programme and relevant mandatory training
  • Responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and general support, ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • You will be required to work night shifts with some weekend and bank holiday cover
  • Use IT systems including Outlook, Microsoft Office
  • Experience in working with young people between the ages of 16 to 25 with complex needs
  • Be flexible
  • You will need a Full Drivers Licence and Access to a Vehicle

 

BENEFITS

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 20% discount off the cost of childcare at our childcare settings
  • Staff get a fully inclusive membership of our health & wellbeing centre in Bath for the heavily discounted price of £15/month
  • Access to online gym classes for free
  • Staff events and a staff intranet where stories, news and updates are shared across the department
  • A corporate discount for our staff at Fusion Lifestyle who have gyms in the Mendip / Somerset area at £38 rather than £48 a month

 

This role is subject to clear enhanced DBS including child barring section

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P11993

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