Night Support Worker – Crawley


Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,555 per annum (pro rata)
Contract: Fixed Term contract until July 2022 (Maternity cover)
Location: Crawley


Do you have a flair for supporting and inspiring young people to achieve their goals? Do you enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced environment, have a sense of humour and the drive and determination to develop and deliver an outstanding service? If so, this role is for you.

YMCA DownsLink Group are currently recruiting for static Night Support Team to work within supported housing projects in West Sussex. You will be primarily based at the Crawley Foyer where you will provide a reception service as well as routinely checking the whole project alongside your static colleagues. You will work within properties that provide accommodation and associated support services to young people and adults.

Top criteria:

  • An ability to maintain accurate records and keep properties safe and secure throughout the night.
  • Experienced in and/or passionate about working directly with young people aged 16-25 and able to engage and relate well to this age group.
  • An understanding of the key risks, challenges, opportunities and support needs for the people to work with.
  • An ability to be a confident and capable communicator with the ability to engage, inspire, enhance learning and provoke thoughtful reflection.

Top responsibilities:

  • Provide a friendly, welcoming and professional service to young people, visitors and staff when they come in and out of the building at all times.
  • Maximise the wellbeing of residents and visitors by ensuring they follow health and safety protocols.
  • Complete administrative and housekeeping tasks as directed by the Projects Manager, Deputy Projects Manager or Senior Project Worker.

Expected working pattern:

The shifts are waking nights worked on a rota of 4-on 4-off.


The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They value diversity and promote inclusion, which is demonstrated through activities, as well as in policies and working practices. Reinforced by culture and values, they 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 are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please find further information about the role here: Night Support Worker – Crawley – YMCA DownsLink Group (


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Closing Date: 30 November 2021

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