Job Vacancies - Chess Homeless

Job Vacancies

Night Support Worker (Bank)

Line Management Responsibility: Client Support Manager

Hours per week:

  • Weekday nights     – 14.5 hours
  • Sat into Sun            – 15.5 hours
  • Sunday into Mon   – 16.5 hours

Overall Purpose of the Job

  • To manage practical aspects of the running of the night shelter when on shift
  • To assess the needs of homeless individuals approaching CHESS for support and help the team identify suitable applicants
  • To manage entry, exit and risk for service users in the night shelter
  • To link/refer clients to appropriate specialist services outside of CHESS
  • Handle enquiries from service users in other CHESS accommodation as necessary
  • To keywork existing service users – holding support meetings and providing advice and guidance with referral to day team if necessary

CHESS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • Closing Date 23rd October 2020                           
  • Interviews will be held week commencing 9th November 2020

The full job description/person specification can be downloaded below, along with the application form. Please complete this and return to