Night Hostel Worker

Liverpool YMCA
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Night Hostel Worker - Liverpool YMCA

An exciting opportunity has arisen for energetic and highly motivated people to join Liverpool YMCA. Night Workers assist in the provision of effective, high quality support services to vulnerable, homeless adults with the aim of promoting independent living.

In return we offer a competitive salary plus 25 days leave plus 8 B/H, 1 days additional leave to celebrate your birthday and 1 day every year to work for a charity of your choice, Free parking, Medicash cover & Childcare voucher scheme.

You will work to exceptional therapeutic standards including Cognitive Analytical Therapy and Trauma Informed Care.

The role of the Night Worker will include:
Assisting Support Workers with residents tasks and take direction as required
Encourage involvement and participation from residents in the delivery and shaping of their support
Ensure at all times the health and safety of yourself and others on the premises in which you work in accordance to LYMCA policies and procedures
Be a representative of LYMCA
Liaise with a range of statutory and voluntary sector partners
Assist with and adhere to the risk management process
Ensure Mainstay assessments are conducted

The successful Night Worker will possess:
The ability to support residents who display challenging behavior including verbal aggression
Evidence of continuing professional development
Experience of working in a support service or hostel setting
Competent in using advanced I.T skills to support delivery of tasks and have capacity to learn new applications and packages
Committed to improving the lives of people with mental health and complex needs
Creative and dynamic with the ability to “think outside the box” when providing solutions
Excellent interpersonal/ communication skills
Commitment to own career development

It is recognised that the association is operating in a dynamic environment and as such this job description may be varied in consultation with the post holder to reflect evolving needs of the business and changing nature of the job.

The hostel is staffed 24/7 and the post holder will be working on a rolling rota of 4 shifts on and 4 shifts off primarily between the hours of 8pm to 8am over 7 days including weekends and bank holidays.

CV’s are not accepted you must complete a LYMCA application form (available from website) to be considered for this post

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