HOPE Community Services is seeking to employ a Warden for our Emergency Accommodation Hostel. The post will provide a supportive role to clients and ensure the security and health and safety of the accommodation. Candidates must have strong inter-personal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of vulnerable adults from diverse backgrounds and have confidence to deal with stressful situations.

Experience of both lone working and as part of a team is essential. Hours to be worked mainly over nights and weekends. The role will be on the basis of as and when needed covering for holidays and sickness.

Main Duties

  • Ensure the security and safety of the building, following all Health & Safety procedures.
  • Reporting of repairs of domestic equipment and appliances, to senior Warden.
  • Responsible for implementing hostel rules and regulations regarding client safety.
  • Cleaning and laundry services as required.
  • Basic cooking skills, providing meals in accordance with food hygiene standards.
  • Ensure garden areas are kept in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Ability to deal with conflict.
  • Meeting the requirements of the rota system, whilst providing cover for leave as required.
  • Actively involved in team meetings and attending regular supervisions.
  • Work as part of a team to deliver a professional service.
  • Work in line with Hope policies and procedures and the requirements of funders to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Ability to maintain professional, timely and accurate records.
  • Attend appropriate training and development opportunities as required.
  • Provide ongoing support to service users in line with support plans.
  • Commit to a service user-centred approach.

For an application pack, please contact us on 01909 531294 ext. 20