YMCA Together – Night Link Worker

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Contract: Permanent.
Term: Both Full-time & Part-time available.
Salary: £20,459 per annum.
Hours per week: 38.6 hours, part-time available.
Days per week: 4 on 4 off.
Location: Field Lane, L10.

YMCA Together is a registered charity and company Limited by Guarantee. They were founded in 1846 and they are built on a long history of providing a place for people experiencing challenging times in their lives.

YMCA Together is a truly value-driven organisation.

Their vision is that everyone should feel safe, understood, empowered and positive for their future. They meet their vision by working within their values of Strength, Humility, Respect, Empathy and Kindness. These SHREK values run through all that they do from recruitment to how they work alongside people in their services to their partnership approach with other providers.

Their clear vision and values come together to help them in their mission to inspire and support people to change their lives by instilling hope, valuing the person and maximising potential.

Job Purpose

To be a supportive point of contact throughout the night to the people who use our services. To manage the safety of residents and the building providing harm reduction advice and compassionate care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To work as part of the Night Link Worker Team
  • To provide accommodation-based support to people within a psychologically informed environment that is underpinned with a Trauma Informed Care approach on waking night shifts
  • Assist with welfare & room checks and support residents in the management of their room and relationships with others and to report any health and safety issues
  • Assist the Support Worker with new resident welcomes as required into the service, which may include HB applications and risk assessments of residents
  • Motivate and support residents so they realise their goals
  • Encourage involvement and participation amongst residents in the running and shaping of the service
  • To conduct Mainstay assessments, if and where needed
  • To maintain and update residents’ electronic records and rent payments on YMCA internal Housing Management System (DAVE)
  • Provide clear and accurate information in respect of all residents in line with agreed procedures such as daily handovers ensuring that appropriate information is communicated with the support team
  •  Coordinate the additional Sit Up beds as and when required.

To read the full job description and to apply, please go to the YMCA Together website.

For more information, please contact recruitment@ymcatogether.org.uk.

Deadline: 21 March 2022.

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