Night Assistant
Brixton - SW2 5SP

Job reference: NRD-CAS-010559

Location: Brixton - SW2 5SP

Closing date: 25/02/2019

Salary: £17,550 + 10% night shift allowance + £4000 London Weighting Allowance

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 37.5

Riverside have a new opportunity for a Night Assistant, working full time on a permanent basis.

Who you’ll be helping

Acre Lane Centre in Brixton is a service for adults with severe and enduring mental health problems and substance misuse and provides a safe and relaxed living environment in an area ideally located for public transport shopping and entertainment. The aim is to promote independence whilst developing relapse prevention skills and improving security of tenure.

You can read more about the scheme here.

While Riverside does have roles for carers, this is a role perfect for those looking for support work.

What will you do?

As a trusted member of the team you will be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of the building and providing cover for reception as well as monitoring customers and providing general administrative support.

Day to day

Your usual responsibilities will include;

• Cleaning Duties
• Covering reception
• Acting as first point of contact
• Data input and general admin tasks
• Monitorin CCTV

For a deeper understanding of your responsibilities, take a look at the job description linked below.

Does this describe you?

You are flexible, empathetic, inclusive and resilient. Even better, you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills too.

Though not essential by any means, you have preferably worked with vulnerable clients in a housing or support setting before.  

Click on the job description linked below to see a full list of our essential requirements.

What’s in it for you?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

• Access to ongoing personal career development opportunities through Learning Zone
• 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
• Family friendly benefits providing enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption
• Childcare vouchers salary sacrifice through payroll
• Riverside Rewards scheme and app, providing valuable access to discounted benefits including high street and online savings

Who are Riverside?

We are one of the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for-profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 150+ local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 90,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families. We seek to transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

Is Riverside for you?

We want you to feel empowered and that your voice is truly heard. Being a company focused on people, we treat our customers with this same respect.

We trust you to protect our customers, our people and our business and we see outstanding worth in those with the courage to take responsibility, innovate and find solutions. 

Your focus on performance and ambition is rewarded with development opportunities. With Riverside, you can achieve. 

If you’re thinking of joining us as a Night Assistant, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.


The closing date for this job has now passed.