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Waking Night Recovery Worker

Great Yarmouth

Between £20000-£30000 Per Year

Part Time

Norfolk and Waveney Mind

Closing Date: 19/05/24


What We Offer:

Part Time 30 hours per week

Working hours;

Week 1 Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 22:30PM – 08:30AM

Week 2 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 22:30PM – 08:30AM

Salary: £23,523 per annum increasing to £24,049 after completion of probation 6-month probation. In addition, a 20% unsocial hours enhancement will be paid when covering hours between 11pm – 7am (salary quoted is full for time hours, salary will be pro rata for part time hours)

Location: Burgh Castle – Great Yarmouth

Training: Mandatory training for this role takes place in Norwich, training sessions run from 9am – 5pm and run over 4 separate dates.

Annual leave: 26 days raising to 29 days (FTE) plus Bank Holidays, Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme with a 4.5% employer contribution, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Crash Plan, Company Sick pay, EAP, Eyecare vouchers.

The Service
We are recruiting into a new Short Stay Recovery House, which will be based in Burgh Castle – Great Yarmouth. This is a 24-hour service for people who have experienced, or are experiencing a mental health crisis but do not require a hospital admission.

We provide a safe space for up to five Nights and give support to individual’s experiencing a mental health crisis but do not require a formal admission to hospital.

The Role
As a Waking Nights Recovery worker you will provide waking support throughout the night to those staying the house, ensuring clients feel supported and remain safe. You will provide crisis support when needed and maintain the security of the building and to complete the required domestic tasks.

The Successful applicant will be required to remain awake and support individuals using the service overnight so we are able to offer 24 hour support.

Among Other Responsibilities You Will

  • Support people in their mental and physical well-being, and report any concerns to the management team
  • To provide crisis interventions, effectively and safely, during waking night hours, whilst working with the Crisis Home Resolution Team (CRHT).
  • To provide efficient and effective cleaning support at the Short Stay Recovery House, in accordance with the required standards
  • Work within set targets and manage time effectively on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Work with those staying at the Short Stay Recovery House and the team to support people to stay safe using their individual Safety Plan
  • Attend on-going supervision, support and training as laid out by the organisation and in accordance with establish psychological informed environment framework.

What We Are Looking For

  • Relevant experience within the mental health or care sector
    • An understanding of mental health crisis
    • Good computer skills, Email word Excel
    • Knowledge of a Psychological Informed Environment Preferable, although training will be provided
    • Ability to engage in 1-2-1 and group conversations
    • Experience of using de-escalation methods

Should you wish to have a friendly and informal chat about the role, please call Michael Davis – Crisis House Manager on 07719 971893

Closing Date – Sunday 19th May
We may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Individual dates for interviews will be confirmed. 

How To Apply
*We encourage candidates to complete an application form, if your application is shortlisted for interview and you have applied via a CV you will be required to complete an application form ahead of an interview taking place.


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