Have you always wanted to make a real difference to people’s lives? Come join our team! For more than 40 years SafeNet has been providing support services and working to prevent violence and abuse within the North West of England.
We are at the forefront of promoting safe healthy relationships and the conditions for productive and positive futures. SafeNet deliver innovative and life-changing services to support over 500 victims and survivors each year. We are based in Burnley, Lancaster, Rochdale, Bury, Preston and Pendle. SafeNet have won many nationally recognised awards including the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employer 2019/2020.
SafeNet Domestic Abuse Services have a shared purpose as part of the Calico Group, each sector having its own specialism and expertise but with “One Calico” vision:- to help people to build a better future, whatever their background and wherever they are in their life’s journey.
Because we know we can always do more for our customers, we are continually expanding the range of services which we offer and looking for new talent. This means we need more amazing people who share our values and have real passion for helping others.
what you will be doing
As a Relief Waking Night Refuge Assistant within SafeNet’s refuge team you will work closely with Refuge residents offering practical housing and administration support, including health, safety and safety measures in a supported housing environment.
Your role will involve being the first point of contact for SafeNet refuge during the night carrying out reception type duties including maintaining a safe, secure, supportive environment for all adult and child residents. This is a really exciting and rewarding role where you’ll be able to positively impact people’s future, improving their prospects and their quality of life.
As a waking night refuge assistant you will need to be able to work confidently alone supporting residents during the night within the refuge provision. You will be required to work with other external partner agencies including the police to deliver the best possible outcomes for those in your care.
what you will need to be a success
- The ability to engage with challenging individuals and build trusting relationships – patience and resilience will be key!
- A passion for supporting people, providing exceptional support
- A flexible and innovative approach to service delivery
- Be committed to making a difference to peoples lives