Criminal Justice

Intensive Needs Night Support Worker

Job description

As an Intensive Needs Night Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in providing overnight support to individuals with complex needs. This position demands a compassionate and patient individual who can ensure the safety, comfort, and well-being of those in our care during the night hours.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing dedicated support and assistance to individuals with intensive needs during the night shift.
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, including personal care, medication administration, and mobility support.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of individuals throughout the night, responding promptly to any emergencies or incidents.
  • Conducting regular checks and monitoring to address any changes in health or behaviour.
  • Maintaining clear and accurate records of nightly activities, observations, and any incidents.
  • Collaborating with daytime staff through effective communication, providing updates on overnight events and individual needs.
  • Providing emotional support and reassurance to individuals who may experience anxiety or distress during the night.
  • Fostering a calm and supportive environment to promote a sense of security.
  • Working collaboratively with other support workers, healthcare professionals, and family members to ensure comprehensive care.


  • Previous experience in a similar support worker role, especially in a night shift capacity.
  • Relevant qualifications in health and social care or a related field.
  • Understanding of the needs and challenges faced by individuals with intensive support requirements.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and make sound judgments in emergency situations.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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