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Job title
Night Support Worker
Work location
Romford, London
Salary
£22, 865 per annum
Contract
Permanent
Hours per week
37.5
Shift pattern
Monday to Sunday on a weekly rota basis (to include bank holidays)
Closing date
31 January 2022
Supporting documents
Night Support Worker Job Description

Job overview

Do you have a genuine passion and felt purpose to help people? Would you say that you believe everyone deserves a second chance regardless of their past circumstances? Would you like to be part of an organisation that supports, cares and empowers these individuals?

If you have said yes to all the above, then this could be the perfect role for you!

We are currently recruiting for passionate, experienced and committed Night Support Workers to join our 25-bed supported housing services, based in Romford in the London Borough of Havering, to deliver an exceptional night support service to adults with complex mental health needs, ensuring that they remain safe and well and are supported during the night shift. The service provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community for rough sleepers, homeless or those at risk of homelessness and single people.

Passionate about people, you will provide an overall supportive, responsive and effective service in order to rehabilitate and reintegrate Service Users back into the community and provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements. Taking a holistic and person-centred approach, you will work to support individuals to identify their strengths, set goals, develop coping mechanisms and support motivation to improve their mental health and well-being through a variety of interventions.

To be successful in this role, you will have great communication and engagement skills, with the maturity to work within a framework of recovery, building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills. You will be someone who shares our values and be committed to achieving great outcomes for our service users.

You will required to work 37.5 hours per week, in a shift pattern including weekends, bank holidays, so you’ll need to be flexible with the hours you are able to work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.
  • Encourage Service Users to develop social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and reintegrate into the wider community.
  • Maintain a standard of service as required by Commissioners and Penrose to deliver a safe and effective service.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a healthy, safe and psychologically informed environment that includes the security of the building, fabric and grounds.
  • Ensure that information is shared appropriately within the team and with other professionals and that all Service User and service records are accurate and up to date.
  • Liaise with relevant and appropriate agencies and services to provide information, advice, support and treatment where necessary in relation to physical and mental health, substance misuse, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.

Experience Required:

  • QCF/NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent experience
  • Experience of delivering a recovery focused service to vulnerable adults with support needs, including complex needs
  • Understanding of recovery focused service provision / person centred approach for people with mental issues.
  • Experience of successful reintegration of service users into the community
  • Understanding of the principles of Key working, support planning, and risk assessment
  • Experience of lone working and working on one’s own initiative.
  • Understanding of the connection between substance misuse and mental health

Due to the urgency of the role, we reserve the right to bring the closing date forward, therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

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