Safeguarding Support Worker – Permanent – £18 876 per year

Safeguarding Support Worker

This role involves safeguarding the Service Users and the building during the night. To encourage vulnerable men and women struggling with homelessness, drug, alcohol, mental health issues, and offending to receive appropriate support and move towards positive lifestyles and independent living.

The roles require individuals who share the same values as the Company; Hardworking, Optimistic, Professional, Enthusiastic, Brave, Compassionate

Pay: £8.25 per hour / £18 876 per year

Hours of Work:
44 hours
Thursday 22.00-08.00
Friday 22.00-08.00
Saturday 20.00-08.00
Sunday 20.00-08.00

Plus bank holidays including religious days.

Essential:
• Must have a passion for the sector and be able to demonstrate this.
• Understanding of Safeguarding.
• Knowledge of drugs, alcohol, mental health, support planning, offending, homelessness, engaging Service Users.
• Establish and sustain professional boundaries.
• Confidence in oneself and exceptional conflict management skills are fundamental.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.

Key Accountabilities:
• Support Service Users to feel safe in their accommodation
• To encourage Service Users to safeguard themselves
• To talk and listen to Service users non judgementally
• Understand and implement the Health and Safety Policy and Fire Procedures within the building
• To complete Health and Safety inspections and reports
• Report and log any incidents
• To monitor CCTV
• To complete hourly building tours
• Ability to represent Bridge House Mission to partner agencies

Apply by CV to info@bridgehousemission.co.uk, including a covering letter to explain why you want to work at Bridge House