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12 Nov 2022

Full-Time Mobile Night Support Worker – Posted by Horsham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Earnings: £25,405 per annum

THE ROLE – Full-time (37.5 hours per week) / Permanent contract / Job description and job pack is available to download from our website

We are looking for a reliable, and proactive Mobile Night Support Worker to join our friendly and dynamic staff team. In this role, you will provide mobile support to our teams in 24-hour projects and ensure that our transitional properties are safe, secure, and welcoming through the night. You will assist in the provision of supported housing services which support young people to articulate and achieve their aspirations and ambitions and to acquire the skills they need to live independent lives. You will provide a responsive and supportive service to the residents.

You will be based at Horsham Y Centre and support the static night worker there during the night, as well as undertaking your mobile duties. These duties include conducting regular and routine checks of unstaffed supported housing projects for young people, including communal areas, gardens, and the exterior of properties. You will also be responsible for upkeeping and monitoring handovers including recording all incidents and safeguarding and informing the team appropriately. You will be provided with a van and personal protective equipment.

Your expected working pattern is four nights on and four nights off. The shifts for this role are 8pm to 7am.

WHO YOU ARE – We know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything we have described below, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

We are recruiting a Mobile Night Support Worker who is experienced in and/or passionate about working directly with young people aged 16-35. You will be able to engage and relate well to this age group and will have a good understanding of the key risks, challenges, and opportunities for young people. You will be a well-rounded coach who can both challenge and support when appropriate and will be able to inspire, enhance learning and provoke thoughtful reflection whilst working proactively with young people to develop their talents.

We are looking for a confident, capable communicator with the ability to successfully manage challenging situations whilst remaining calm and solution focused. You will be proactive in your thinking, with an ability to manage lots of tasks at the same time and keep appropriate records. You will also be motivated and resilient, being able to use a range of methods for persuasion and achieving positive results with young people. It is essential that you hold a current driving license.

Closing date for this role is midnight on 27 November 2022. Please note this is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly and suitable applicants will be invited to attend interviews on a rolling basis. Please apply early to avoid disappointment. Interviews proposed for the week starting 5 December 2022

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form, including your responses to the questions and upload a copy of your CV. We also require you to complete an Equal Opportunities Questionnaire. 

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at

Candidates will already have the right to live and work in the UK

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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How to Apply

Please apply via our website: Mobile Night Support Worker in Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom | YMCA Careers (

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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