Night Support Workers

SMART has been delivering services to service users with Complex Needs since 1996.  Our innovative projects are designed to support recovery and reintegration into local communities, build confidence, self-esteem, develop skills and build recovery capital. We are a small charity with a big heart; putting the service user at the centre of everything we do. Our mission is to provide safe spaces to work with vulnerable people within our communities, empowering them to make positive changes and take control of their lives. We are proud of our culture and our values to be: Trustworthy, Respectful, Helpful and Honest.

Night Support Worker 44 hrs per week: 4 shifts of 11 hours

Salary: £7.85 ph Location: Bedford
Pension: After 3 months Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays
Other: Employee Assistance Programme 24/7

Temporary Contract October 2018 Until 31st March 2019

Post holders will work one of the following shift patterns:

  • Shift 1: 8.30pm-7.30am Tuesday, Wednesday, Fri and Saturday night
  • Shift 2: 8.30pm – 7.30m Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday night

This post will support an exciting expansion to the existing Nightshelter provision and be in addition to the Severe Weather Emergency Protocols (SWEP) already in place within Bedford Borough during the winter months. Opening hours will be every night from the 1st November 2018 through to the 31st March 2019. The SMART night provision will be open to service users between 9 pm-7 am.

Applicants need to be able to start in November 2018, completing 2 weeks’ day time induction prior to beginning night shifts in earnest in December.

SMART CJS is committed to the principles of diversity and equality of opportunity and is striving to ensure that its workforce is representative of the communities it serves.

Clearance for this role:
Enhanced DBS.

Application will no longer be accepted once the position is filled

Application is by CV and accompanying cover letter; explaining experience and why applying for the role. CV’s without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Please see attached details for further information regarding the position please contact

Download Night Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification


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