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HR-Group-Photo-Conference_W300BHT employs around 250 staff, in a range of therapeutic, advice, and support roles.

We have offices across Brighton and Hove along with residential and advice services in Eastbourne and Hastings. BHT is an equal opportunities employer using a fair and open recruitment  process and complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

For enquiries about current vacancies, or to be added to the BHT jobs mailing list, please send an email to jobs@bht.org.uk or telephone Tess Hill or Gemma Baldwin on 01273 645419

Project Consultant:
Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project
Location: Eastbourne
Reference Number: 833
Hours per Week: 37
Salary: £20,257

Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project

The purpose of the Fulfilling Lives Project, funded by The Big Lottery is to bring about lasting change in how services work with people with multiple and complex needs. The project will operate in Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings and will be delivered by different delivery partners in each area.

BHT is the lead organisation for the South East Partnership.

This is an exciting development opportunity for individuals who have personal experience of complex needs and of using support services. The post will involve working with service users and the staff team to review and improve services for people with multiple and complex needs. The job includes a comprehensive training program and supervision. Help to move on to other vocational opportunities will also be provided at the end of the project.

You will need to show knowledge of local agencies in the area you wish to apply, have experience of representing service user’s views through organised forums, groups or by being a Peer Mentor, have excellent communication skills and be passionate about improving services for people with complex needs.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 3rd February 2017
Interview Date: Friday 10th February 2017
Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification
Waking Night Support Worker:
Shore House
Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 792
Hours per Week: 37
Salary: £20,824 + Night Time Anti-Social Hours Enhancement £2,222

Shore House is an innovative service which provides accommodation and intensive one-to-one and group support to people with complex mental health needs, including those with a dual diagnosis. The service works proactively and flexibly with people to build their skills and confidence, enabling them to move into more independent accommodation within an 18-month timeframe.

There are two waking night support workers per shift, working between 10pm-8.35am. Waking night support workers take responsibility for the safety and security of the residents living at Shore House, ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to and reasonable noise levels are maintained.

Waking night workers must remain awake for the duration of the shift.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of:

  • Supporting clients with mental health issues, substance misuse and complex needs
  • Risk assessment and incident management
  • Health and safety
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 31st January 2017
Interview Date: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Specialist Women’s Worker – Equinox, Brighton:
Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project
Location: Brighton
Reference Number:
Hours per Week: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £29,755 to £31,472 (depending on clinical specialism/grade & experience

The Big Lottery Fund is investing up to £112 million nationally over eight years to improve the lives of people with multiple and complex needs, by enabling better blended services. As well as supporting people, the funding will evidence more effective and efficient ways for designing, commissioning and delivering support services.

The project operates in Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings and will be delivered by different delivery partners in each area with BHT being the lead organisation for the South East Partnership.

We are looking for someone with extensive experience in the field – mental health, substance misuse / dual diagnosis, homelessness, criminal justice. The ideal candidate should possess a similar professional background in a relevant field; a social work or nursing qualification would be preferred.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven individual to work with some of the most complex and disengaged women in Brighton whose needs are either not being met by existing services or not accessing existing services with the aim of providing a transition into mainstream services.

You will carry a small caseload of individuals fitting the project criteria and provide bespoke interventions on an assertive outreach basis with the aim of bringing about real improvements for the most complex women.

The post holder will need to evidence experience of working with women in the field of complex needs including homelessness, substance misuse, mental health or offending, preferably alongside a professional clinical background.

We are looking for emotional resilience, a commitment to assertive practice and psychologically informed working and have a solution focussed approach to overcoming barriers to services and engagement.

One of the key purposes of this project is to provide personalised and targeted interventions. Working hours will therefore be flexible to best meet needs of service users.

Fixed term contract until 31st March 2018 (with possibility of extension), Secondments welcome.

For more information and application details please go to www.equinoxcare.org.uk

We would encourage applicants to discuss the post prior to submitting an application. For more information please contact Claudine Murray, Brighton Area Lead on 07469 147577 or Jesse Wilde, Equinox Senior Business & Partnerships Manager on 07779 088518.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 30th January 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Senior Manager:
Support Services
Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 729
Hours per Week: 37
Salary: £36,789 per annum

BHT is a charity and registered Housing Association which provides a network of services to support people with housing issues.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Senior Management Team, being responsible for the management and development of a range of projects and initiatives, working across Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings.

This new post will be responsible for services including high support residential services, day services and smaller specialist projects.

The remit of the post will include development work, tender applications, fundraising bids, attendance at relevant forums and partnership meetings, and other project management responsibilities and activities.

The post holder will have a relevant professional background in the homelessness, social care, complex needs and support fields and significant management experience, with high levels of autonomy and accountability.

The interviews will take place on Monday 06th February & Tuesday 07th February 2017 

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 30th January 2017
Interview Date: Monday 6th February 2017
Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification
Support Worker:
Shore House
Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 820
Hours per Week: 37
Salary: £22,013 + £1,412 Anti-Social Enhancement

Shore House is an innovative service which provides accommodation and intensive one-to-one and group support to people with complex mental health needs, including those with a dual diagnosis. The service works proactively and flexibly with people to build their skills and confidence, enabling them to move into more independent accommodation within an 18-month timeframe.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of:

  • Supporting clients with mental health issues, substance misuse and complex needs
  • Housing and tenancy related issues
  • Multi agency working (e.g. statutory mental health services
  • Safeguarding procedures
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 30th January 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification
Marketing/Administrative Assistant:
BHT Learning & Development Team
Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 736
Hours per Week: 15
Salary: £19,699 pro rata

An exciting opportunity to join BHT’s award winning Learning & Development Team.

The Marketing/ Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing efficient and proactive administrative support to BHT’s Learning & Development Team and will play a key role in establishing and developing marketing and social media processes.

A key part of the role will be to assist with the delivery of digital marketing campaigns including e-marketing, social media, writing website copy, and search engine optimisation.

Strong administration and IT skills are essential for the role, as is an enthusiasm for social media.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 30th January 2017
Interview Date: Monday 6th February 2017
Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification
Handyperson:
BHT Housing Services
Location: Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne
Reference Number: 844
Hours per Week: 37
Salary: £18,379

BHT Housing Services provides the housing service to BHT tenants, clients and projects across Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne. Our repairs service plays an important part in delivering the service.

Based in Brighton and Hove you will need the skills to provide a small general repair and maintenance service to our offices, tenanted properties and our accommodation based projects such as hostels and shared homes. You may be expected to travel to other areas from time to time. A company vehicle is provided for official use, so a full driving licence is required.

You will have experience of working independently to provide a quality repair service. This is a customer focused role to which you can bring your skills and abilities

Closing Date: 12 noon, Wednesday 25th January 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification
Project Consultant Assistant:
Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project
Location: Hastings
Reference Number: 903
Hours per Week: 18.5
Salary: £18,897 pro rata

Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project

The purpose of the Fulfilling Lives Project, funded by The Big Lottery is to bring about lasting change in how services work with people with multiple and complex needs. The project will operate in Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings and will be delivered by different delivery partners in each area.

BHT is the lead organisation for the South East Partnership.

This is an exciting development opportunity for individuals who have personal experience of complex needs and of using support services. The post will involve working with service users and the staff team to review and improve services for people with multiple and complex needs. The job includes a comprehensive training program and supervision. Help to move on to other vocational opportunities will also be provided at the end of the project.

You will need to have experience facilitating or volunteering in service user groups or forums, show knowledge of local agencies in the area you wish to apply, have excellent communication skills and be passionate about improving services for people with complex needs.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 20th January 2017
Interview Date: Friday 27th January 2017
Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification