Support Assistant Nights

Job details
Posting date: 22 November 2019
Salary: £18,962.5 per year
Additional salary information: £18,962 pro-rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 December 2019
Location: Camden, NW1 7HE
Company: Reed Talent Solutions
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: OHG00621-29354

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Waking Support Assistant Nights

Location: Camden
Salary: £18,962 pro-rata
Hours: 7 day rota, 3 x 12 hour shifts, 8:30pm – 8:30am

Are you ready to start making a real difference?

We are seeking a Support Assistant with a genuine interest in care and support, we are seeking to recruit into a team offering a fantastic working environment.


  • Provide waking night staff cover at the service on a rota basis including weekend shifts.
  • Ensure that the project adheres to all the standards set out by One Support.
  • Participate in handovers with the day staff at the start and end of each shift.
  • Complete and coordinate nightly patrols in and out of the building (where required) to maintain high standards of security and to attend to customers night time needs.
  • Take all reasonable precautions for the health and safety of the project including implementing the fire procedure, room checks and health and Safety Inspections.
  • Carry out welfare checks on customers as necessary throughout the night


  • Annual leave
  • Pensions – One Housing is a sector-leader in the contributions we make to our colleagues’ pensions.
  • Buying and selling annual leave - We know that getting the balance right between work and home life is a big part of supporting our colleagues’ wellbeing.
  • Paid time off to volunteer in our communities.
  • Season ticket loans
  • A healthcare cashback plan – allowing you to claim back cash for you and your family’s routine healthcare.
  • Colleague recognition scheme – we let you know when you’ve done a #greatjob
  • One Academy – our innovative, in-house learning and development offering, designed to support with your personal and professional development.
  • Study leave – up to five days off per year to study toward a relevant qualification.
  • Career break - after three years’ continuous service.

About you:

  • Demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable adults, whether in a voluntary or paid capacity.
  • Previous experience working with homeless people desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to manage and maintain administration and recording systems.

About us:

One Support, part of One Housing, provide support to a wide range of people, including young people, people with mental health problems, ex-offenders, and people with substance misuse problems. We provide services to people living in our properties, and also in their own homes – not necessarily those owned by One Housing. Our services include Floating Support, Supported Housing, Mental Health services and Young People’s services.

Closing date for applications 25/10/2019

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