Cork Simon Community: Night Workers


Night Worker – Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts

Cork Simon Community works in solidarity with men and women who are homeless in Cork, offering housing and support in their journey back to independent living. We promote a socially just society and campaign for a society without homelessness.

The Community works to a set of six core values: Community, Diversity, Social Justice, Voluntarism, Commitment to Care and Inclusion.

Cork Simon Community are currently seeking applications for the position of Night Worker.

Purpose of the post: 

Provide overnight accommodation in a safe and supportive environment for residents while encouraging them to engage with other Cork Simon support services.

Some of the key duties of the role include:

  • Provide a safe, friendly and non-judgemental environment
  • Ensure the operations of the project run smoothly and in accordance with the policies and procedures of Cork Simon Community
  • To assist and maintain good order and organisation in the project
  • Night-time security and monitoring of the building and its environs.
  • Work with the project team and residents to manage any behavioural issues that arise
  • Staffing the reception area, as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate various records
  • Follow guidelines on managing issues with any residents as instructed by line manager

The ideal candidate for this post will have:

  • Have previous experience in a care setting
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to motivate and empower people
  • Have a knowledge of homelessness
  • Have a knowledge of Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol issues and the range of responses
  • Have excellent numeric and written skills

The Recruitment Pack for the role is attached below or from our website or can be requested by e-mail from or by telephone 085 874 3435.

In order to apply for the job, please complete the job application form available on Cork Simon’s website!

The closing date for receipt of completed Application Forms is Tuesday, 30th July 2024 at 5 pm.

Cork Simon Community is committed to equality of opportunity

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Region: Cork