Floating Night Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00001607-1
  • Date Posted: 15 August 2022
  • Recruiter: GIPSIL
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £20,020 to £23,714
  • Role: Frontline jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Floating Night Support Worker (Young People) – OWL Core & Cluster

Salary: £ 20,020 – £23,714

Hours: locality dependent  

Location: LS8, LS9, LS7, LS11, LS12

Do you want the opportunity to work in a team that is committed to supporting Young People who are homeless with a variety of support needs, in a trauma-informed way?

Our Way Leeds is a is a consortium service delivered by Turning Lives Around, Foundation and Gipsil, offering accommodation and floating support to empower young people aged 16-25 to live independently. We are recruiting four full-time floating night support workers across the consortium for the Our Way Leeds core & community cluster service.

Gipsil, Turning Lives Around and Foundation are Leeds based charities that provides life-changing support to vulnerable people across the city of Leeds. We are committed to providing innovative services that empower people.

Young people supported by Our Way Leeds benefit from access to in house welfare advice services, wellbeing coordinators, intensive support workers and counselling, ensuring that we can provide a multi-faceted approach to support.

 As part of the Our Way Leeds (core & cluster) team you will

  • Work as part of a team providing 24-hour support to 15 young homeless people
  • Provide additional support to existing night support worker teams
  • Be based in one of our projects in North, East, South or West Leeds
  • Work on a set rota basis including weekends and bank holidays.


You will be supporting clients: 

  • Towards independent living so that they can manage their own tenancy in the future
  • To improve their health and wellbeing 
  • To manage their tenancies responsibly


You will be helping the team: 

  • Look after our properties and report repairs and maintenance issues
  • Support young people across two sites in either the East, South or West locality
  • Take care of housing management matters


Whilst working with Our Way Leeds you will get: 

  • Thorough induction to the role and regular supervision
  • Opportunities for training, development, and career progression
  • Chances to learn from your colleagues through regular informal forums and events
  • Weekend working enhancement
  • Confidential employee support helpline and counselling
  • Free eye tests
  • Government pension scheme


Please note application by CV’s will not be considered.

To apply for this role please visit Current Vacancies – GIPSIL to download an application pack. Applications should be emailed to hr@gipsil.org.uk.  This is an ongoing recruitment opportunity and therefore applications will be assessed when received in replacement of a closing date.  Anonymised applications will be shared with our consortium partners.

Gipsil, Turning Lives Around and Foundation are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, young people and adults. We will take all reasonable steps to promote safe practice and protect children, young people and adults from harm, abuse and exploitation.   

Any appointment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check. Salary and rota hours are depending on individual organisational policies.