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Waking Nights Support Worker

Your role as a Night Support Worker is to provide support to young people in a supportive and caring home environment with a focus on each person being able to:

  • Be Healthy
  • Stay Safe
  • Enjoy and Achieve
  • Make a Positive Contribution

Day to day responsibilities

  • To provide exceptional and innovative support when and where it is needed
  • To be prepared to cover shifts in the service.
  • To build supportive, trusting, and positive relationships with young people
  • To encourage ‘positive risk taking’ within a safe risk assessed framework
  • To provide support with daily living skills and activities to ensure the young people enjoy a high quality of accommodation that is both safe and enjoyable
  • To involve the young people with the design, delivery, and development of the service
  • To empower each young person to apply for and receive all housing and welfare benefits they are entitled to
  • To fully understand the aims, objectives, and ethos of ‘outcomes focused support services’ and reflect these in your daily work.
  • To ensure that all Storyy Home and local authority safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To ensure that regular opportunities are given for young people to feedback on the service and for consultation and to ensure that this information is used to improve the service
  • To keep accurate, confidential, and up to date support records for effective and efficient working
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the premises
  • To attend regular meetings, training, and supervisions to help your own professional development
  • Any other reasonable work-related tasks as requested by your line manager

 

Scope of role

  • Delivering person centred support by engaging with and delivering key work to young people
  • Working closely with external professional teams that support the young people
  • Ensuring the young person and the service is safe and to raise any safeguarding concerns as soon as you become aware

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