Waking Night Support Workers

The Service

We work closely with the local authority with the aim to end local homelessness. We offer a personalised approach to working with individuals to manage risk and reduce associated harm from substance use and multiple exclusion.

You will be part of a team, tasked with developing, shaping and evaluating the service to meet the unique needs and aspirations of clients, including those who are actively using substances, have a dual diagnosis or mental health conditions or have experienced multiple exclusions from services.

This service will be offering a high support residence in Worthing town centre.  With options for tailored, specialist provision; onsite activity and multiagency support, this service will be a genuine place of opportunity.

About You

Turning Tides is committed to developing psychologically informed environments that encompass key concepts of this approach, including ‘elastic tolerance;’ and strengths-based working. As such, candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work flexibly and creatively to create a culture that supports these values.

The Benefits

  • Play an important role within a community-led organisation
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Up to 25 days’ holiday, increasing with service
  • Health care cash plan and life assurance
  • 24/7 Support provider with wellbeing, advice and money saving resources
  • Local discounts including gym membership


To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form and upload a copy of your CV.  We also require you to complete an Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk..

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Contact us

Waking Night Support Workers


Apply online


Worthing, West Sussex


37.5 hours per week

Shift times are 10pm - 8.30am
We have two exciting opportunities available – one is a fixed-term position lasting a minimum of 6 months, while the other offers a permanent role.


£26,797 per annum

Closing date:

5th December 2023

Interview date:

Interview date to be arranged

Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.