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Littlehampton Night Shelter Lead - Fixed Term

Littlehampton Night Shelter Lead - Fixed term (3 months from December 2019 to March 2020, with the potential for contract extension)

Salary £24,380 per annum

40 hours per week

Waking Night Shift: 7.30pm- 7.30am


Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 100 staff and 300 volunteers. Its mission is to end the need to sleep rough.

Turning Tides has an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to embark on a new role within our Littlehampton Community Hub as a Night Shelter Lead.

Turning Tides in partnership with Arun District Council, have been awarded funding by MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) to provide a night shelter for those rough sleeping in Littlehampton. This new night shelter will provide a vital provision to those who are homeless, giving them somewhere warm and safe to sleep, over the coldest months.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team to support the introduction of this new service. Previous of experience of supervising staff or volunteers would be advantageous.

The role will require you to work three or four night shifts per week starting at 7.30pm and finishing at 7.30am, including some weekends. You will have good communication skills and an awareness of the issues that affect homeless individuals. You will be passionate about working for a charity that is striving for communities without homelessness.

We offer a range of benefits including 25 days annual leave rising annually up to 28 days. We are committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities.


A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available here;

Application Form

Job Description & Person Specification

To apply, please ensure that you send us a completed application form which includes your responses to the shortlisting criteria listed in the Person Specification for this role, along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire;

Equal Opportunities Questionnaire

Please be advised that we will only accept applications made on our application form and do not accept CVs.


Closing date for vacancies:  Midday on Friday 22nd November 2019

Interview date:   To be arranged 

No agencies please.


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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Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.