Night Support Worker

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
WF16 9RX, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire
Salary £20,096
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Social Care, Supported / sheltered housing
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Connect Housing is looking for experienced and enthusiastic people who are committed to working with young people to improve their life chances. The role of Night Support Worker would be working primarily in our Young People’s Accommodation Services Heckmondwike (Hollinbank and Swan Lane)

As a Night Support Worker, you will provide emotional support during the night and early morning. You will maintain the health and safety of both the building and our young people.

You’ll have experience working with young people, your insight and empathy are part of your passion to deliver excellent services that really do help people change their lives. You’ll be taking part in:

  • developing and maintaining positive relationships with service users,
  • development and delivery of group activities for people accessing the service
  • Be an effective communicator, work under your own initiative and under pressure
  • Work as part of a skilled and experienced team to help and support young people with multiple and complex needs

Post holders must have a thorough understanding of the statutory processes for Child Protection and Safeguarding, and be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and manage risk.

You will work closely with a team of Housing Support Coordinators, Housing Support Coaches, and other Night Support Workers however you will need to be able to work on your own initiative and under pressure and take responsibility including regularly working alone in the service.

You will be based at services in Huddersfield and Heckmondwike. This would be working to a four weekly rolling rota which would include some weekend working. As such, this is an excellent opportunity for those who prefer a varied work pattern and not the usual nine to five lifestyle.

As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit based on experience, attitude and values. Connect are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the communities we serve therefore we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Please indicate in your application how many hours you would ideally prefer.

A night shift hours are currently 21.45 - 08.45

Please refer to Job Description/ Person Specification upon completing your application


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

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Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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