Night shelter worker

Website servecouk Serveco

homeless support workers

An opportunity to make a real difference working with vulnerable people, there are not many jobs which offers the right applicant this amount of job satisfaction…. if you think this is a role for you, read on…

Hours 1800-Midnight Monday to Friday

£11.80 per hour

Working with an additional colleague, the main purpose of the role is to maintain and protect the safety and security of the premises whilst having a supportive presence to residents. Maintaining a visible presence in and around the building, your main responsibilities will include responding to the needs of clients / residents, maintaining the cleanliness of the property and being mindful of any health and safety issues. You will also be expected to conduct security checks and report security breaches and building damage and report issues relating to the personal security and safety of residents to the appropriate support staff.

The successful candidate will have worked within a similar role previously or be able to demonstrate the capacity to work with vulnerable / challenging client groups. It would be advantageous for you to have basic knowledge of the kinds of issues homeless people may face along with experience of lone working (which you will do the majority of the time).

Friendly and approachable, you will have the ability to be firm but fair and maintain professional boundaries. You must have experience of carrying out domestic duties such as cleaning and basic maintenance checks as well as carrying out security checks, monitoring CCTV etc.

Because of the nature of the work involved in this post, this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is a condition of employment that all convictions are disclosed in advance. An Enhanced Disclosure Barring Services check will be required to be undertaken.

We are proud of the professionalism and commitment of a team of staff that has the skills and ability to deliver a wide range of high quality and culturally sensitive services that are appropriate to the needs of our client groups. We truly believe in supporting and developing our staff to reach their full potential. You will be provided with a working environment and culture that will enable you to thrive, use your existing skills and learn new ones. With all this on offer, why wouldn’t you want to join us?

Due to the nature of the positions we seek to cover we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our service users. To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance checks and any application for employment will automatically include the active pursuit of all safeguarding procedures.

To complete an online application form, please use the link below