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Residential Night Supervisor - Criminal Justice (Bristol)

Job Role

Join us at Eden House, a designated Approved Premises (AP) for up to 26 women, supported by a specially trained all-women workforce! You’ll provide support for women either returning to the community after serving time in prison or who have been given a residential requirement as part of a community sentence. 


We’re looking for a Residential Night Supervisor to come and join our new team! You will maintain a waking, watchful presence overnight to ensure both residents’ and staff welfare at all times. This will involve monitoring and carrying out regular checks on the building, including residents’ rooms.


We need your excellent communication skills and empathetic ability to create and maintain effective relationships with our residents and provide support them when required during your shift. Risk assessment/management skills will also be greatly received, and you will need to be assertive enough to exercise authority and reinforce boundaries with our residents where necessary.


Our successful candidate will ideally have worked with women in a residential setting or have experience working within the criminal justice sector. However, we appreciate that not everyone can tick every single box, just so long as you are confident and are comfortable working with a diverse range of people from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances.


This is a rewarding opportunity that will allow you to provide a safe and supporting environment to allow our residents to re-integrate smoothly back into the community.


In return for your dedication, knowledge, and commitment, we offer a competitive salary of £24,089 - £27,840 per annum (dependent on experience) plus £4,500 annual allowance for unsociable hours, with these great benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Day off (with the opportunity to buy additional days)
  • 2 Volunteer Days
  • Pension - 5% Employee 5% Employer
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, incl. 3 x salary life assurance
  • Annual salary increase in line with the national average
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free access to Benefit Hub - an online portal with access to a wide range of retail discounts, cycle to work scheme, and additional voluntary benefits


Location: Bristol, BS16 Fishponds/Blackberry Hill area
Hours: Full time - working a shift pattern of 4 shifts on and 4 shifts off, 8:00pm to 08:00am hours. 12 hours per shift including a half an hour paid break daily.
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 12 July 2022


Interested? There’s an easy to apply route below to upload your CV! If you need any further information, talk to our experienced Internal Recruitment Team on 01702 208282.


Interventions Alliance is part of an employee-owned organisation and we continually pride ourselves on our sense of community, both in the incredible work we do throughout UK and Ireland, and internally within our 2,500-strong team. People are at the front, centre and heart of every service we provide and each decision we make. What it means to be employee-owned.

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Due to the gender-specific nature of this role, applications can only be accepted by women candidates. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver daily structured living skills sessions plus leisure and creative activities
  • Provide support to enable residents to deal with problems and become independent
  • Assist with the induction of new residents to ensure their familiarity with the environment and understanding of rules and policies
  • Maintain an active presence in the Approved Premises at all times during the shift, including undertaking regular inspections of the building
  • Report any significant changes or key information relating to residents and escalate any matters of concern
  • Act as Fire Warden and First Aider on duty
  • Maintain records and files as required


For full full job description, follow the link: Residential Night Supervisor

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrate empathy, with the ability to use tact and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with good listening skills
  • Input and maintain computer-based information systems in an accurate and timely manner
  • Exercise authority and reinforce boundaries in an appropriate manner
  • To work on own initiative and able to cope with stressful situations

Additional Information

INTERVENTIONS ALLIANCE is the Justice and Social Care division of Seetec, delivering tailored support to participants across a range of contracts, including as CFO Activity Hubs, Education, Training and Employment (ETE), Accommodation, Personal Wellbeing and Approved Premises. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to build a better future, regardless their past choices or the challenges they face.


We are committed to combining our knowledge, skills and talents across the justice and social care sectors to deliver services and interventions that overcome the barriers that hold people back from living more fulfilled lives. Ultimately, our aim is to equip individuals with the necessary skills needed to desist from offending, successfully reintegrate into to their local communities and address barriers to work.


Interventions Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.


You will be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Seetec - Interventions Alliance support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”


Interventions Alliance is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.