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Young Persons Support Worker - Night Only

Employer
Catalyst Housing Limited
Location
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Salary
Up to £18,439.20
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Supported / sheltered housing
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £10,000 - £19,999
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

As a Project Worker (night only) you will ensure all residents are accounted for and the building is safe each night. You may be able to sleep for the majority of your shift however you are required to deal with any emergency that takes place on site. If a resident needs support or there is an incident, you will be expected to deal with this and handover all relevant information to the day staff so they can continue to monitor/manage the situation. Building checks may be required throughout the night depending on the status of the project.

 

 

 

 

About us

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations, a member of the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations, with 34,000 homes and 1,200 employees in London and the Home Counties.

 

 

 

 

We are inspired by the benefits of a diverse workforce. We encourage diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organisation and are fully committed to equality of opportunity. We have been voted a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for, investing care, time and resources in our people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our purpose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our purpose at Catalyst is to provide ‘homes people love’. That means everything from creating and maintaining great homes, to delivering excellent service to customers every day. We offer a wide range of housing solutions and opportunities for our diverse range of customer needs and requirements including, rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What we’re looking for:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Do you have previous experience of working in a similar role or the passion and desire to work with vulnerable and complex young people?

  • Do you have good IT skills?

  • Are you a strong communicator with excellent people skills?



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If so, this is the perfect role for you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

We currently have a great opportunity for a Project Worker – Night Only to join us on a permanent basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have what it takes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To succeed in your role as a Project Worker you will:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Commit to working regular shifts from 11pm – 8am

  • Ensure all residents are accounted for each evening or reported as missing to the Police if required

  • Ensure ad hoc support is provided to residents should they require it throughout the night

  • You will ensure all reports of anti-social behaviour are investigated & dealt with appropriately

  • You will conduct regular building checks to ensure the safety of residents

  • You will respond to emergency situations as required

  • You will ensure that all health and safety requirements are met

  • Bring a discreet and sensitive approach with strong professional boundaries and be able to confidently deal with tense and difficult situations.

  • Commit to work overnight.

  • Have an understanding of safeguarding.



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The UK has a housing problem which affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution and you could be too!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Documents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the full Role Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the Catalyst Privacy Statement

 

 

 

 

View the Shift Rota

 

 

 

 

 

 

The benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re committed to making Catalyst a great place to work. As well as offering a positive culture we offer a competitive pay and benefits package, some of which are listed below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates

  • Up to 27 days paid annual leave up, to a maximum of 30 days

  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year

  • A generous salary sacrifice pension scheme: matching a contribution of 3- 5% of your monthly salary with up to another 9% by us

  • Flexible and agile working

  • Learning and development programme where we invest in your personal development and training as soon as you start work with us



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To find out more, take a look at our benefits page - https://careers.chg.org.uk/catalyst-benefits/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ready to apply?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To be considered for the role of Project Worker, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit your details along with a copy of your CV and a supporting statement which evidences how you meet what we are looking for above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company

The UK has a housing problem. This affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution.

We are one of the UK’s leading housing associations – a member of the G15 group, with over 21,000 homes. We’re here to make a purposeful difference, providing housing solutions and opportunities for those who can’t afford a home without our help.

We offer a wide range of homes, for rent, part ownership or purchase. And by doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.

We also work hard to be a great employer, to deliver outstanding customer service and to be a high-performance business. We are absolutely committed to our social purpose, in every part of our organisation. And we always seek to do better.

We’re a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest a lot of time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our success.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 8832 3334
Location
Ealing Gateway
26-30 Uxbridge Road
Ealing
London
London
W5 2AU
GB
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