Assistant Support Worker - Night Supervisor

Location
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£8,544pa
Posted
05 Jun 2018
Closes
24 Jun 2018
Ref
NS4289
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.

We currently manage over 5,000 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £70 million and a development programme that will deliver around 300 new affordable homes each year.

About the Role

We currently have an opportunityfor a part time Night Supervisor to join our Young People`s Housing service based in Hemel working 20.77 hours per week. We are looking for a calm, enthusiastic person who enjoys helping others and seeing the difference their support can make to enable individuals to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as a Night Supervisor is to provide appropriate support to young people aged 16 - 24. As a Night Supervisor you will oversee the security of our service and the welfare of its tenants, as a lone worker you will be using initiative and decision making skills on a regular basis you will follow agreed support plans and risk assessments to ensure that we are providing a service that meets each individual`s needs, supports their aspirations and maximises their independence.

About You

We are looking for passionate people with a `can-do` attitude who are driven by the desire to make a difference and who have the ability to recognise the needs of vulnerable young people and communicate effectively.

You will need to be able to work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working. You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting people.

Experience is Desirable but not essential.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • Comprehensive training and development support with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Night Supervisor please complete an online application form.

Please see below for a copy of the Night Supervisor job description.

Closing date: Sunday 24th June 2018

Interview date:TBC

Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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