Waking Night Bank Worker

Project: Shore House

Location: Brighton

Reference Number: 792

Hours per Week: Variable

Salary: £12.91 per hour - 10pm-8.30am

Job Description

Project Details
Shore House is an innovative and dynamic service which provides accommodation and intensive support to 20 people with a range of mental health diagnoses and people experiencing the effects of complex trauma. People may also present with additional needs such as substance use, and its associated impacts on health, budgeting, and engagement.

The service works collaboratively with clients and their community mental health team to ensure their safety and wellbeing, as well as enabling them to move on to more independent accommodation within an 18-month timeframe.

Within Shore House, we are currently piloting a 2-bed service called Respite @ Shore which aims to prevent escalation of suicidal feelings and self-harm in people living in the Brighton and Hove areas, who have mental health issues and complex needs, by providing up to 7 days of respite, with 24/7 staff support. It seeks to provide an empowering and preventative service to those who may otherwise require hospital admission/use of statutory crisis mental health services.

Job summary
A Waking Night Bank Worker at Shore House will provide compassionate and considered support during the night hours to our residents. There are always two members of staff on shift throughout the night.

Waking Night Bank Workers fulfil a valuable role within the service’s provisions, ensuring that our clients have access to support 24/7. Clients may seek support at varying times of the day or night dependent on what they are experiencing. Providing waking night support affords clients responsive and immediate opportunities to engage and ensures their physical and psychological safety at all times.

Salary
£12.91 per hour for waking night shifts worked between 10.00pm and 8.30am.

Holiday pay is an additional 12.07%.

Double time is paid for hours worked on bank holidays.

Over June and July 2022 we are piloting a scheme where on completion of 5 waking night bank shifts with Shore House or Respite @ Shore in any 2-week period, a one-off payment of £250 will be paid.

Hours of Work
Hours of work will vary. Waking night shifts are usually 10pm-8.30am, and staff must be awake throughout.

Closing Date: Ongoing
Interview Date: TBC

Closing date

Closing Date: Sunday 31 July 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: TBC

Application Pack

Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification

Application form Criminal offences declaration formRecruitment monitoring form

How to apply

  1. Download and complete all the forms in the application pack.
  2. Attach all the completed documents to an email. The title of the email should read: (Your name): BHT job reference – (job reference number).
  3. Send your application to jobs@bht.org.uk
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