Support Worker (Waking Night)

EasyWeb NFP
£18,401.61 per annum
24 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Support Worker (Waking Night) 

Working with our client is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! 

They place young people at the heart of all they do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and their stakeholders. By supporting their staff and volunteers to develop their talent and ideas, together they can make a difference. 

Position: Waking Night Support Worker (Accommodation) 
Location: Ipswich IP3 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: working nights, weekends and bank holidays 40 hours per week, on a 4 days on / 4 days off rota between 10.30pm to 7.30am, 52 weeks per year 
Salary: £18,401.61 per annum 

Closing Date: 17th October 2018 
Interview Date: 24th October 2018 

About the role: 

- Encourage and oversee the safety of our client’s staff, clients and premises 
- Ensure that the designated centres are clean, secure, safe and do not contravene health & safety legislation 
- Report incidents that occur, in accordance with the Association’s policies and procedures 
- Prevent disruptive behaviour and excessive noise levels, whilst ensuring the safety of clients and other staff, and that an acceptable living environment is maintained 
- Proactively monitor clients, identifying and reporting safeguarding issues where appropriate and in accordance with the Safeguarding policy and procedure 
- Create an environment that is homely, welcoming and safe in which clients are able to engage and develop 

About you: 

- Experience of working with young people with complex needs, although not necessarily in a housing context 
- A good understanding of partnership working 
- Experience of dealing directly with clients 
- Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills 
- Able to stay calm when under pressure 
- Able to work evenings and weekends, including public holidays on a rota basis 
- Hold a full driving licence and have access to a car 

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.