Various shift options available: to include some weekends and bank holidays on a rolling rota Late Shifts: 4pm to 10pm Night Shifts: 10pm – 8am Or double shifts 4pm to 8am (2 or 3 shifts per week on a rolling rota)
Many women who experience domestic abuse and accompanying complex needs such as substance misuse, mental health, and involvement with the criminal justice system, require safe and supportive housing which caters for their needs. The Nelson Trust will be running a small residential safe space accommodation unit for women.
We are seeking a passionate woman focused professional to lead the project, ensuring staff coverage which ensures the safety of residents and the building as well as offering support to clients as necessary when on shift. As night support you will ensure that the project is covered at Night, ensuing the safety of women residents and the building, as well as offering support required.
Needs within the service vary, but commonly the team supports women involved in street based activity and those with complex substance use, mental and physical health, offending behaviours and homelessness.
The team works closely with each resident from the beginning of their stay to their eventual positive move on to settled and long-term accommodation.
Night Workers will also liaise with other staff in providing support and advice to residents and is expected to regularly participate in team meetings.
Health & Safety and Compliance Checks
Carry out and record full house checks to ensure:
This position is a 12 month fixed term contract
Due to the nature of the work carried out in our Women’s Services this role is restricted to female applicants only in accordance with the provisions of the occupational requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1).
The Nelson Trust is committed to safeguarding, the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Children & Adults DBS check
We have become known for the quality of our work and ability to provide bespoke care and support services. While we are proud of our achievements so far, we are ambitious and want to continue to grow and diversify our workforce.
We recognise that employees from different backgrounds bring unique knowledge, perspectives and experiences and we are committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from individuals across all sectors of society.
This is an opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. Our staff make a real difference to people’s lives and in return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer a comprehensive training and development programme a generous pension scheme and a positive working environment.
If this role is for you, please visit our website https://nelsontrust.com/careers/ for a full job description and application form