Waking Nights Support worker

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Waking Night Support worker, Temporary / Adhoc Basis, Nottingham

Your new company
You will be joining a brilliant supported housing company who supports service users with a background in homeless, Mental health, Complex needs and drug and alcohol misuse.

Your new role
As a waking night support worker with service users who have complex needs and homeless service users. As a support worker you will be working waking nights between 9:30pm - 8:30am. As a support worker you will be working with a team of other support workers to help improve and ensure the safety of the service users. as this is on a adhoc basis you will always be accompanied by a permanent member of staff as this is not lone worker. You will need to be ready to respond to emergency and crisis situations by providing support, advice, signposting or direct interventions as necessary. You will champion service user empowerment, encouraging the services on offer are accessible and relevant.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for these roles you must have working knowledge in supported housing and have working experience in complex needs, specifically mental health and drug and alcohol. You must be able to communicate with different backgrounds and be passionate about helping people. Furthermore, as you are working with vulnerable people you must have an Enhanced DBS or have the documents to produce a DBS on your behalf.

What you'll get in return
Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate you are offered an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, supportive team who will help you develop your existing skills as well learn new ones.

What you need to do now
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