Night Assistant
Rose Brae

Job reference: NRD-CAS-012962

Location: Rose Brae

Closing date: 20/08/2020

Salary: 18,497.70 plus night shift allowance of 10%

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.

You will earn £18,497 per annum plus a 10% night premium. You will be working on a rotational shift basis for 4 nights on and 4 nights off including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Who you’ll be helping

Based in Birkenhead, Rose Brae is an accommodation-based support service for single homeless people with complex needs and is available to males and females aged 25 and above.

Rose Brae consists of 21 single accommodation units with shared facilities and accommodation is not divided into stages within the scheme.

Most of our customers present with a range of issues that can include; substance misuse, addictions, entrenched rough sleeping, mental health and domestic abuse. 

If you wish to read more about the project, please click here.

What will you do?

The Night Assistant will work across a defined geographical area assisting in the delivery of a high quality support, security and housing service to the clients of our supported Schemes.

Day to day

Your usual responsibilities as a Rose Brae Night Assistant will include:

• Implementing night security systems, ensuring overall safety and security of the scheme.
• Maintain high standards of cleanliness within schemes, preparation of rooms and site inspections.
• Effective recording of information including adding updates to the Support database and Housing Management database.
• Assisting service users with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent and other scheme requirements.
• Contributes to the stock control, purchasing and storage of consumables required by the service

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

Does this describe you?

You demonstrate an optimistic, flexible and non-judgemental approach and have excellent verbal and written communication skills with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds. You have experience working with vulnerable client groups. You have basic proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.

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
• Pension Scheme
• Eye tests, glasses and lenses
• Riverside Rewards scheme and app, providing valuable access to discounted benefits including high street and online savings
• 25 days holiday per year

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.

Please Note: Riverside are putting in measures to protect candidates and our colleagues from Covid-19. Whilst we are still continuing to recruit for this position and other roles in the organisation we will be implementing virtual interviews.



The closing date for this job has now passed.