Night Supported Housing Assistant

Posted on 15 May, 2024

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH2 6DY
Salary: £26,335 per year
Closing: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Reference: RD1042739BouNSHA

Join our team at Centrepoint , where we are dedicated to fostering a vibrant culture committed to excellence and comprehensive support for vulnerable young people. As a Night Supported Housing Assistant in our brand new Bournemouth services, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for our residents, ensuring their needs are met with professionalism and compassion.

What You Will Be Doing:

– Conduct regular building health and safety inspections, promptly addressing any risks and coordinating necessary repairs.

– Provide guidance and support to young people on managing risk, health, and safety concerns.

– Foster positive relationships and support networks among residents, promoting their well-being and development.

– Offer advice and assistance on benefits, local services, and our complaints procedure.

– Respond appropriately to welfare concerns, including child protection and vulnerable adult issues, adhering to policies and procedures.

– Maintain meticulous records and ensure compliance with data protection regulations.

– Collaborate with the team to prepare accommodations for new residents and maintain cleanliness standards.

– Ensure premises meet legal and statutory requirements for safe operation.

What We Would Be Looking For From You:

– Knowledge and Skills:

1. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with proficiency in IT.

2. Experience in maintaining detailed records and achieving outcomes with young people.

3. Knowledge of resources available to young homeless people and the ability to offer reliable advice.

4. Ability to engage positively with young people.

5. Effective time management skills.

6. Customer service experience with a focus on meeting diverse needs.

7. Commitment to promoting equality and diversity.

If that sounds like you and are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable young people, we encourage you to apply.

What we offer in return…

In return for your efforts, as our Night Supported Housing Assistant, you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

– 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days

– Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career

– Employer pension contributions of 4%

– Clear career progressions, linked to portfolio work, that enables movement up the pay scale

– Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme

– An interest-free travel loan

At Centrepoint we challenge the discrimination within society that contributes to youth homelessness, and we are just as committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint itself. We are passionate about ensuring all of our colleagues are made to feel included in the work we do and that we value the rich diversity within the organization.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, belief in any religion and none, gender identity, ethnic origin, class, sexuality, nationality, appearance, unrelated criminal activities, disability, responsibility for dependents, part time or shift workers, being HIV positive or living with AIDS, lived experience of homelessness or using young people’s services and any other matter which causes a person to be treated with injustice.

Centrepoint’s policy is to recruit, employ and promote people on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed, and to this end, our aim is to ensure that all applicants, employees and volunteers receive equal treatment.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Night Supported Housing Assistant, apply now!

Closing: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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