Night Assistant

Job reference: NRD-CAS-009474

Location: Aylesbury

Closing date: 07/01/2019

Salary: £17,550 + 10% night shift allowance

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 37.5


Riverside are looking to recruit a Night Assistant at Bearbrook Place in Aylesbury working an average of 37.5 hours per week.

Bearbrook Place is a service for young people and adults who have experienced homelessness and are preparing to move into independent accommodation. The positions are lone working, 4 nights on 4 nights off on a rolling rota.  The shift times are expected to be 9.30pm to 7.30am but this is subject to ongoing consultation. Each shift will start and finish with a handover from/to the day team to ensure any issues or concerns are picked up. The Aylesbury team will be buddied up with Night Assistants from its sister service in High Wycombe and will involve regular mutual telephone support from that team.

The Night Assistant role is part of the local Housing team. Its main focus is the safety and security of the building.  Acting as a point of contact on the reception desk for customers, offering a warm greeting and keeping an eye on the CCTV.  Duties will also include stock control for stationary, cleaning products, bedding etc. Basic Health and Safety checking and recording and administrative duties for the housing team.


In return we will give you 25 days holiday and access to our pension scheme.  We also invest in our employees and want you to develop within the organisation and offer training and development opportunities. 

We also offer:

  • Tax free bikes

  • Car loan for scheme

  • Eye tests, glasses and lenses

  • Life assurance

  • Home contents insurance

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Reward gateway – fantastic high street and online savings

    If you’re thinking of joining us, 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.