Night Concierges

St Mungo's
13 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Night Concierges GBP19,281 - GBP20,546 per annum 37.5 hours per week At St Mungo's our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association our clients are at the heart of what we do. We provide a bed and support to more than 2,500 people a night who are either homeless or at risk, and work to end homelessness and rebuild lives. We're looking to recruit Night Concierges across various services in London. We have opportunities available in 2 services based in Lewisham and 1 service based in Southwark, on a full-time, permanent basis. In these roles you'll be responsible for providing first contact and safeguarding clients at night, including dealing with emergencies. You'll undertake regular health and safety checks on patrols and through monitoring the CCTV system. You will also have responsibility for maintaining a full and accurate log of events and reporting on incidents and any maintenance issues. We are looking for peope who have good communication skills and an understanding of the issues that affect vulnerable clients. You will need to be able to interact in a positive and friendly manner with people with mental health needs, and be passionate about working in a service that supports vulnerable adults. You should have a basic level of numeracy and literacy skills and the ability to use your initiative; to identify the appropriate action to take in various situations. You'll also be expected to be punctual, awake and alert at all times during your shift and act with integrity, within our policies and procedures. Flexibility is required, as you'll be working a shift rota that includes weekends and public holidays. In addition some of the roles will involve lone working. If you believe that you have what we are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, childcare, cycle and eye care voucher schemes and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development. Closing date: 10am, Wednesday 27th September Interview and Assessment date: tbc Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo's current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates. At St Mungo's, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2017 and a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.