Night Warden

Location: Bedford
Hours: Up to 40 hours per week
Salary:  £8.75 per hour

ABOUT THE ROLE

Are you a night owl? We are currently looking for night wardens to work within a small team at our accommodation based services within Bedford. We support vulnerable adults who suffer from mental health issues.

You will be responsible to carry out the following:

  • Keep the supported accommodation houses safe and secure throughout the night. (this can be 8pm-8am but can change from time to time)
  • Be alert and vigilant during the shift and ensure that residents, visitors, staff and the entire building is always safe and secure .
  • It will generally be quiet during the night this means you will be required to carry out some general household duties – including walking around the house to completed regular checks.

We are looking for exceptional candidates who share our values which are:

  • Innovation Do you embrace new ways of working through innovation and learning from experience?
  • Caring Do you show a willingness to care for the other person?
  • Professionalism Do you take accountability and act in a professional manner?
  • Courage Do you do the right thing by being open, honest, and transparent?
  • Compassion Do you care about acting with kindness, care, and a willingness to help others?
  • Competent Do you strive for self-improvement by acquiring the knowledge and skills to do your job?
  • Equality & Diversity Do you promote equality of opportunity to all and embrace diversity?

ABOUT YOU

If you share our values we need to hear from you if you:

  • Are a caring individual
  • Have experience in a similar field of work
  • Are vigilant and have a calm nature
  • Get satisfaction from helping others
  • Enjoy working with people as part of a team but can also work independently
  • Can be flexible and adaptable
  • Have some understanding of mental health and learning disabilities

We shall also consider those with no experience if you are an impressive candidate including social care graduates. Please note that you must be able to get to Bedford each day without too much difficulty.

Why not give us a try? If you’re unsure feel free to try care work for six months, during which we can support you with building up your knowledge in Social Care.