• Full Time
  • London
  • 25,643 £ / Year


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  • £25,643 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Night shift




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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private medical insurance

Full job description

Contract: Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £25,643.00 per annum

Closing Date: Monday 8th April 2024

Interview to be held w/c 15th April 2024

About us

Centrepoint is the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity and now the largest provider of Housing First for young people in England, is looking for Night Supported Housing Assistants to join our team based in our London Services.

We help vulnerable young people by giving them the practical and emotional support they need to find a job and live independently.

Together with our partners, we support thousands of homeless young people each year.

In this role you will:

  • Work face to face with young people and support them to achieve their goals and independence.
  • Work independently and as part of a team to ensure the highest possible standards of accommodation
  • Provide waking night cover from 9:30pm – 9am
  • Undertake initial and ongoing needs/risk assessments for young people
  • Manage your own caseload of young people, providing holistic support in line with their needs and aspirations
  • Liaise with multiple agencies to ensure effective communication across the service and externally including social work teams, YOS, health and other statutory services and voluntary agencies
  • Make internal and external referrals to a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies for specialist support and Employment and Training opportunities
  • Support young people to manage their rent accounts through liaison with the DWP, Social Services and building their own personal budgeting skills

This role is perfect for you if you:

  • Are passionate about working with young people
  • Have experience working within supported housing settings
  • Are able to support YP with a range of high to low support needs
  • Can work independently, as part of a team and alongside a range of external partners.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Are looking to bring your energy, skills and enthusiasm to a new team of colleagues
  • Have an interest in working with USAC (Unaccompanied asylum seeking children)

Why join Centrepoint?

In return for your efforts, you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

  • 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days
  • Healthcare cash plan (Cover the costs of a wide range of medical treatment including Dental, Optical, Complementary and Alternative therapies).
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Income protection
  • Employer pension contributions of 5%
  • Clear career progressions, linked to portfolio work, that enables movement up the pay scale
  • Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
  • An interest-free travel loan

At Centrepoint we challenge the discrimination within society that contributes to youth homelessness, and we are just as committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint itself. We are passionate about ensuring all of our colleagues are made to feel included in the work we do and that we value the rich diversity within the organization.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, belief in any religion and none, gender identity, ethnic origin, class, sexuality, nationality, appearance, unrelated criminal activities, disability, responsibility for dependents, part time or shift workers, being HIV positive or living with AIDS, lived experience of homelessness or using young people’s services and any other matter which causes a person to be treated with injustice.

Centrepoint’s policy is to recruit, employ and promote people on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed, and to this end, our aim is to ensure that all applicants, employees and volunteers receive equal treatment.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Night Supported Housing Assistant click ‘Apply’ now!



To apply for this job please visit jobs.centrepoint.org.uk.