Winchester Churches Nightshelter – offering hope and help to the homeless
Winchester Churches Nightshelter is open 365 days a year offering an essential lifeline and first port of call for those in crisis.
We provide high quality accommodation and food, a safe and caring temporary home, and specialist support to restore self-esteem, develop skills, and support people back into long-term accommodation and independent living. Our aim is to enable people to rebuild their lives and escape homelessness for good.
Night shelter opens its doors to the public
A report on the recent open day has been made available by ITV local news. To view it please click here.
Full time project worker vacancy
We are looking for a full-time Project Worker to join our team. We are a small charity dedicated to giving hope and help to the Homeless.
Initially the job is based on 2 or 3 overnight shifts per week (approx 40 hours). The successful applicant will be a highly motivated person who is prepared to work flexible work patterns and hours, and who can work as part of a dedicated team. Some day-time training and team meetings will be required. This is a varied, challenging and rewarding job which involves leadership skills to manage the Nightshelter at night, follow our safeguarding policies and working alongside our large team of volunteers as well as being responsible for the safety and welfare of our 17 residents. Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults (mental health, substance misuse, and offenders) is necessary & enhanced DBS disclosure is required.
WCNS YouTube Videos
Visit our Youtube channel for some inspirational short films we've made about homelessness.