Night Support Worker | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Night Support Worker

Job titleJob reference number
Night Support Worker (2 posts)1911.NSW.WD
SalaryHours per week
£17,200pa + pension + other benefits37.5
Contract typeLocation
PermanentWest Didsbury, Manchester

What’s the role all about?

You’ll work as part of a team delivering essential services which include an assessment, support and move on service to vulnerable clients in supported accommodation. 

You’ll also have a vital part to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and move towards a positive and independent future.

Who are we?

Depaul UK delivers a range of support and housing services around the UK for young people and adults at risk of homelessness.

We provide services that:

  • Prevent homelessness
  • Increase the resilience of those we work with
  • Energise opportunities for employment, education, training & volunteering

We're dedicated to putting our values into action to achieve a society where everyone has a place to call home and a stake in their community.

What makes this role exciting?

  • You'll receive in-house training to help you perform your role
  • The role is flexible and you can take a creative approach to supporting young people
  • It's a great opportunity to gain experience in the charity sector

What will ideally support your success in this role?

  • Having experience of lone working with clients with various high needs
  • An understanding of the needs of young people who have experienced homelessness, poor mental health and substance misuse
  • A knowledge and understanding of Risk Assessments and Support Planning
  • Able to demonstrate clear understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures

You can read more about the role in the attached job description.

What’s it like to work at Depaul UK?

You'll be joining a friendly, flexible and values-led organisation, and will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • 33 days of annual holiday, including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance

Depaul strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk or 0207 939 1250.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

Closing date:  23rd January 2019 at 12:00pm

Interview date: 28th January 2019

To apply please complete one of the following:

  1. The below application documents and return to recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk by no later than the closing date and time stated above as applications received after the deadline will not be put forward for shortlisting.

OR

  1. Submit your CV AND a supporting statement to recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk by no later than the closing date and time stated above as applications received after the deadline will not be put forward for shortlisting.  Please use the application guidelines and consider the job description when completing your supporting statement.  

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