Night Support Worker
Barnsley MBC has a strategic commitment to end Rough Sleeping. Our vision is to provide people with the right accommodation and support to build their resilience and sustain independent living. Building on our successful response to the Governments “Everyone In” policy during the Covid-19 pandemic we are establishing a new team to help us achieve this vision.
The Housing Led Support Team will use evidenced based approaches to provide personalised, trauma informed support to people who are rough sleeping or who are at risk of rough sleeping. Support will be provided at the projects residential base or in the community.
We are looking for people who share our commitment and passion for ending rough sleeping. You will be able to work with people who have a range of needs and behaviours with empathy, patience, and persistence.
The Night Support worker will provide waking night cover in a supported housing project for people with multiple and complex needs. You will act as the first point of contact for the homeless out of hours emergency line and ensure the safety of residents and security of the site. You will have experience with a similar customer group, be able to work on your own initiative, and ensure that records are accurately maintained, good all-round communication skills are also be essential. A level 2 qualification, or willingness to work towards this, is also required.
The role will involve working 12-hour shifts, with handovers to daytime staff. It is likely that the shifts will be 9.30pm -9.30am, working 4 days on and 3 days off. Although this is subject to change. For which an enhancement will be paid.
For further information or to discuss the post please contact James Harding on 07468753056 or Michelle Kaye on 07802720834
A lot to look forward to
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How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.