Night Support Worker
Date Posted 24/06/2022
Application Closing Date 20/07/2022 23:59
Hours 36 hours per week
Salary £20,528.71 per annum
ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting and innovative organisation that is committed to working in partnership to improve lives and make improvements that matter to people.
Forfutures is a new service within the Group, which has been set up to deliver the homeless support service in Cheshire West and Chester in partnership with the Council. Forfutures is supporting those who are at risk of being homeless, those without secure accommodation and people sleeping rough. Due to developments and growth within the service we currently have opportunities available for people to work on an occasional basis to supplement the permanent staff when required to assist in the smooth running of the service. You will have the opportunity to work across all of the forfutures services as a waking night worker.
Depending in with area you undertake work you will be providing assistance to improve Customers current situation, providing, advice and support on welfare rights, tenancy rights etc. to customers, through to dealing with immediate support needs of customers within the accommodation service.
With an NVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care or equivalent, candidates will have undertaken relevant training relating to safeguarding and homelessness legislation and practice and will have experience of providing care and/or support services within a social care setting (supported housing, care, nursing, residential).Experience of working with vulnerable adults, an understanding of the support needs and the issues facing our customers and a full UK driving licence would be beneficial for this role.
You will receive a competitive remuneration and generous benefits package, with the opportunity to choose additional flexible benefits including additional holiday and levels of healthcare. The roles are agile which means you have choice over where you work, whether that be in one of our collaboration spaces, in the community, a coffee shop or at home. This flexibility gives you the space to focus on balancing your work, your wellbeing and home life, as well as having a positive impact on the environment by travelling less. We welcome discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and ForHousing.
We value diversity of thought and believe this comes from diversity of backgrounds. We welcome applicants from across the spectrum of all: race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We also welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.