Night Support Worker
Date Posted 20/07/2022
Application Closing Date 18/08/2022 23:59
Hours 36 per week
Salary £20,528.71 per annum
Location Cheshire – Northwich & Winsford
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.
We can only do this if we’ve got people with as much enthusiasm and passion as we have for making things happen.
Forfutures is a service which delivers 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. The forfutures team are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person to join our team as a Night Support Worker, based in Northwich.
You work alongside customers living in supported accommodation, providing on site assurance and reactive support. You will be part of a team who are responsible for the management of scheme sites during evenings and overnight, remaining alert to safety and security. As well as providing support to the customers you will support the housing management to achieve void turn-rounds timescales including cleaning and preparing of accommodation
Ideally 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.