Night Support Worker



Organisation
YPeople
Reference
VAC-54881
Sector
Housing & Homelessness
Location
East Kilbride
Salary Details
SCP 17–19 (£18,978 – £19,966 per annum)
Contract Type
Permanent
Closing Date
22/10/2020
To help end homelessness through providing a high-quality supported accommodation service for homeless individuals transitioning from temporary to permanent or other suitable long-term accommodation.

Job Description

We would love you to apply for this role if...

  • You are guided by the Ypeople values  and committed to creating an environment that promotes inclusiveness.
  • If you are SVQ2 qualified and/or willing to work towards relevant qualification – SVQ3
  • You are aware of current relevant legislation and policies relating to housing and social care
  • You have knowledge of issues surrounding homelessness

You would love to work in this role if...

  • You are commitment to providing a culture of safety, fairness and inclusiveness.
  • You have the ability to understand and consider the views, concerns and needs of others when taking action
  • You are skilled in effective time management and working to deadlines
  • You are excited to work in an organisation that celebrates your participation and offers you development opportunities

What you will be doing

  • Provide appropriate levels of high-quality support to those we support.
  • Accurately record matters relating to the wellbeing of those we support when required.
  • Signpost and refer to other agencies as appropriate.
  • Ensure those we support are aware of the service provision on referral including emergency referrals.
  • Manage health and safety/fire safety controls within the service as guided.
  • Out of hours social media and telephone support for those we support when required.
  • Maintaining a safe environment for those we support, colleagues and others.
  • Working on a 4 on, 4 off basis, shift patterns 8am-8pm and 10pm-7am.

I’m keen! What's next?

Download and complete each file within the Application Pack on our website and send to recruitment@ypeople.org.uk. (please save each file before completing)

Company Description

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?


Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s wellbeing and out of school care services.