Waking Night Shift Practitioner

Blossom Women’s House

Job Ref: BL202308

Part time, 30 hours per week (2 x 12.5 hour night shifts & 1 x 5 hour twilight shift)

Fixed Term Contract until March 2025 (funding will be sought to extend)

Working hours: 8:00pm to 08:30am to include Weekdays and Weekends

Salary £22,875 gross per annum, pro rata (£18,300 per annum for part time)

  • Do you have a comprehensive understanding of women’s trauma and commitment to trauma informed practice?
  • Do you want the opportunity to be part of an innovative service with the flexibility to make real and lasting change?
  • Do you have experience providing direct support to vulnerable women?
  • Do you hold a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care?

If the answers to the above are yes, you may be interested in the exciting opportunity that has arisen to join the Trevi team.

Based in the Southwest, Trevi is a nationally award-winning women’s charity providing safe and nurturing spaces for women to heal, grow and thrive. Trevi has grown significantly over the last five years as we have expanded to meet the increasing need of women and their families.

Trevi is committed to playing a part in ending violence towards women and girls and accommodation is a central part to this. Blossom Women’s House will be a safe trauma-informed accommodation for women with complex and multiple needs in the city. It will aim to support women who are facing multiple disadvantages and who are rough sleeping, at risk of homelessness, released from prison or have been subjected to domestic abuse and sexual violence.

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our new team.

We are looking for a candidate who can confidently subscribe to trauma informed practice, with the understanding that trauma exposure can impact an individual’s neurological, biological, psychological and social development. Has extensive knowledge and understanding of the issues women face in relation to multiple disadvantages, domestic abuse, sexual violence and substance misuse.

We are looking for a candidate who has previous experience of working with women in active substance misuse, and in a supported living environment. Experience assessing risk and need, creating risk assessments to manage the safeguarding factors of the individual. Experience working with service users who can demonstrate challenging behaviour.

We offer the following employee benefits:

  • A comprehensive induction and training programme.
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • A day off on your Birthday
  • An award-winning Employment Assistance Programme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Plymouth City Council Parking Permits payable over 12 months
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Refer a Friend Recruitment Bonus
  • Company contribution to your NEST Pension
  • Learning & Development opportunities relevant to this role
  • Blue Light Store Discount Scheme

Trevi is a Real Living Wage Employer

Any offer of employment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, costs of which will be met by Trevi.

Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Trevi is committed to quality, equality, and valuing diversity.

Applications are particularly welcome from women with lived experience

To apply please download and complete the forms below:

Introduction from our CEO

Job Description & Person Specification – Blossom Waking Night Shift Practitioner

Application form part 1 

Application form part 2: equal opportunities 

Please return your completed application form to: Recruitment@Trevi.org.uk 

Alternatively, you can pick up an Application Form from Sunflower Women’s Centre, 29 Sutherland Road, PL4 6BW, available from 9.30am – 4.30pm. Monday – Friday. Please return in the same way.

We are unable to accept CVs in accordance with the Trevi Safer Recruitment Policy and we do not accept applications via agencies.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants. If you would like to apply, please do so promptly.

Closing date: Monday 8th January 2024 at midday

Interviews: Trevi reserves the right to call suitable candidates for interview on receipt of applications prior to the closing date and may close the vacancy early if a successful appointment is made, otherwise we anticipate interviews will be held in early January 2024

Previous applicants need not apply.

Unfortunately, we don’t have the resources to inform applicants who are not shortlisted; therefore, if you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, regrettably you have not been selected for the next stage in the process.

t: 01752 255 758
e: office@trevi.org.uk

t: 01752 255 758
: office@trevi.org.uk