Portsmouth X 2
Closing Date 15th July 2018
Interview Date Friday 27th July 2018
We are a homeless housing association, offering supported accommodation in Hampshire, Berkshire and West Sussex for those who are homeless, vulnerable or in need of support. We will provide you with a full and enjoyable training plan from the beginning of your journey with us. We are committed to ensuring that you have the tools and the knowledge necessary to do your job effectively.
Role and Responsibilities
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role where you are able to support people every day and provide a safe environment for them to feel safe and comfortable? Do you enjoy working in an environment where every shift is different to the next? Then this could be the role for you.
You will be working as part of the night team to provide support to our homeless clients. You will love helping others by being on hand when they need you. Your primary role will be to keep our service and the people that use it, safe. Your positive attitude towards your work and others will help to contribute to a great working environment. You will have a calm and personable manner and be able to handle potentially difficult situations.
Our night workers will usually work a 12 hour (waking) shift between 8pm and 8am, on a four night on, four night off rota. Although these are long shifts, you will get four days off after, which can provide a great work life balance.
Night in the life of a Night worker:
- Be the first welcoming friendly face for people coming into the service
- Provide informal support to clients and be a listening ear
- Respond to incoming calls
- Deal with any incidents that may arise and contact external services when necessary
- Monitor the service and surrounding areas that are covered by CCTV
Giving Clients Choice & Control, Being Open and Honest and Equality & Diversity
Previous experience in this type of work is not essential but you will have a real passion for wanting to work with homeless people. Your values will match ours, you will be committed to helping others and enjoy the real job satisfaction that this brings.
How to Apply
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You will be directed to our client’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.
NO CV’s – NO AGENCIES