Night Support Worker

Location
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Salary
£21,975 per year (pro rata), £11,536 per year (actual)
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Jul 2019
Hours
Part Time

YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP

Night Support Worker
Burgess Hill
21 hours per week, i.e. 2 nights on, 6 off
Permanent contract
£21,975 per year (pro rata)
£10,987 per year (actual) 

We are recruiting to our Night Support Team to work in our supported housing project in Burgess Hill. 

You will work within our property that provides accommodation and associated support services to Older Looked After Children (16 -18-year old’s). An understanding of the support needs of the young people we work with is desirable. 

In particular you will help to keep our properties safe and secure throughout the night. 

While there are systems in place to support you, a substantial part of the role includes lone working and will require someone competent and confident when working alone, and somebody who is able to deal with unacceptable behaviour appropriately.

This is challenging yet rewarding work that helps the young people we support to belong, contribute, and thrive https://www.ymcadlg.org/our-impact/ymca-stories/ 

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, an interest free bike loan, and excellent training and development opportunities.

The shifts are waking nights, from 8pm to 7am. The rota is 2 nights on, 6 off. 

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 


Closing date for applications: Monday 8th July 2019 at 9am

Interview date: Thursday 18th July 2019
    

Please download an application pack from YMCA DownsLink Group, www.ymcadlg.org/vacancies/, or email recruitment@ymcadlg.org or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.

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