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Night Porter (Supported Housing Scheme) Peterborough Foyer

Posted: 20 May 2022 Closes: 14 Jul 2022
Peterborough Up to £19,446.94 per annum
Permanent & Full-time longhurst-group/759297

Would you like to a night role that helps others?

When you start your career with us as a Night Porter the work you do will really have a positive impact on individuals lives. Working on a  7-day rolling rota between the hours of 21.45pm- 08.15am you will help provide security and stability to  those customers living at our direct homeless hostel overnight to ensure support is available to them and the facility remains safe.

This is a varied role whereby you will be providing support for vulnerable adults who may have mental health issues and/or drug and alcohol dependency.  To be successful you’ll need to be a good communicator to build relationships with them and help them with their individual needs.

You will be interacting with residents daily and supporting them, reporting any issues to the Service Manager whilst keeping a log of any events which happen at the scheme.  There are times whereby you may need to deal with challenging situations and show resilience, defusing and supporting people overcome these, If you have a professional and calming personality this would be beneficial in helping our customers. You will also be expected on occasions to liaise with the emergency services and complete incident reports if required.

To provide safety to the scheme we will train you how to effectively complete site walkarounds, highlight things to observe and train you how to interact with our residents and how to use and monitor CCTV, there are many things to do each night.

You will play a key role, helping with Health and Safety inspections, matters of compliance and help to maintain the scheme records. Providing you additional learning opportunities you will also be trained to assist with rent account management .

The driving force behind your work will be a passion to help others and to support in providing a safe environment for them. This role is offered on a permanent 35hr per week basis.

About the Scheme

The New Haven is a 12-week short stay direct access hostel providing temporary supported accommodation for up to 19 homeless people aged 17 and over. We are also currently seeking a Night Porter for our Peterborough Foyer site.

The project includes one crash bed facility and is located within one mile of Peterborough City Centre and walking distance to local shops and amenities.

Our Offer to you

As a leading provider of care and support when you join you will enjoy:

  • Up to 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro-rata depending on contracted hours.
  • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
  • Fully Paid DBS check
  • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Long Service Awards

How to apply

Please click apply today to submit your CV. In the event of high applicant volumes we reserve the right to close this advert early.

Our vaccination requirements

Please note it is a mandatory requirement that you can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have medical exemption in line with government guidance. We will ask for evidence of your vaccination record if you are offered a role with us.

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group.

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