Complex Needs Waking Night Support Practitioner

Salary: £9.15 per hour (30hr week)

Service Name: Adult Services

Date Posted: 07 October 2019

Closing Date: 07 November 2019



New Start is a family run not-for-profit organisation providing residential and supported accommodation services for vulnerable adults, families, and young people.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within New Start’s Adult Services Department for a Complex Needs Waking Night Support Practitioner. 

Shift Pattern

As Complex Needs Waking Night Support Practitioner, you will be responsible for overseeing the safety and security of the service, whilst providing both practical and emotional support to residents should this be required throughout the evening,


  • ​To oversee the safety and security of the building, staff and residents working and residing at the service between the hours of 7:30pm at 8am.

  • To provide support to residents if situations arise during shift which require support.

  • To complete nightly health and safety checks including risk assessments and incident reports.

  • To carry out clear reporting notes of activities throughout the night relating to security of the building and the welfare of each client.

  • To take responsibility for the Health and Safety aspects of the building and residents whilst on shift and report any necessary incidents to the Project Manager as appropriate.

  • To carry out administrative tasks as requested by support workers, management and or senior support worker.

  • To provide health and safety support to support workers i.e. safe handling/disposing of sharps bins and other equipment.

  • To act as Named First Aider and Fire Marshall.

  • To participate in a standby rota on rolling basis with other staff members

This post is subject to enhanced DBS criminal record disclosure and subscription with the DBS Update Service.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV & Cover Letter to:

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New Start Ltd

The Job Bank

4 Tunnel Road


L7 6QD


Tel: 0151 708 7103

Fax: 0151 708 8239


Company No. 3452521