Combating Homelessness, Creating Opportunities, Promoting Change

Job Vacancies

BHT is a people-led organisation who employs a mixture of employees, bank cover workers, volunteers and interns in a range of therapeutic, advice and support roles.

At present we have approximately 230 employees, 50 bank cover workers, 30 volunteers and six interns. We have services, projects and offices based across Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings. Our Mission is ‘combating homelessness, creating opportunities, promoting change’.

In recognition of our commitment to our staff BHT has been awarded accreditation from Investors in People, Disability Confident and Time to Change.

We also offer:

  • a comprehensive employee benefits package including a stakeholder pension scheme
  • a free and confidential employee assistance helpline for both personal and work related concerns
  • a popular cycle to work scheme
  • free employee NHS health checks run in-conjunction with the local councils
  • a free new starter 30 day Brighton bus pass
  • generous holiday allowance including an additional two days of leave at Christmas
  • the opportunity to participate in wellbeing and fundraising activities throughout the year

BHT is an equal opportunities employer using a fair and open recruitment process which fully complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to encouraging equality, inclusion and diversity within the workplace.

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For enquiries about current vacancies, or to be added to our mailing list:

Please send an email to jobs@bht.org.uk or call the HR Team on 01273 645419.

How to Apply

1. Download the job-specific forms using the links under your chosen vacancy

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3. Upload your application via email:

Attach all three completed documents to your email.

The title of the email should read: (Your name): BHT job reference – (job reference number). Call us on 01273 645419 if you have any problems.

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Current Vacancies

Impact Worker:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 862
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm)
Salary: £22,566pa + £1,447pa Anti-Social Hours Enhancement

Shore House is innovative and dynamic service which provides accommodation and intensive one-to-one and group support to 20 people with mental health and complex needs, including substance use. 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.

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated individual to be a part of the service, and lead the group-work programme.

The successful candidate will use psychologically informed ways of working to gain a greater understanding of the values and aspirations of each resident, and will provide support which is empathic, responsive, and flexible to a diverse range of motivation levels and aims.

You will be joining an experienced, knowledgeable, and supportive team, with a range of opportunities for professional development.

Closing Date: Tuesday 12 June 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018
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Waking Night Support Worker:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 792
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm)
Salary: £21,347pa + Anti-Social Hours Enhancement £2,278pa

Shore House is an innovative and dynamic 24 hour service which provides accommodation and intensive one-to-one and group support to 20 people with mental health and complex needs, including substance use.

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.

We are looking for a reliable and committed individual to provide responsive and flexible support to residents throughout the night, and to ensure that the building is safe and secure.

You will be joining an experienced, knowledgeable, and supportive team, with a range of opportunities for professional development.

Waking Night Workers must remain awake for the duration of the shift.

Closing Date: Tuesday 12 June 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018
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Project Consultant:
Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project
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Location: Hastings
Reference Number: 833
Hours per Week: 37 (18 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Salary: £20,767

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.

 

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.

Registered Charity No: 284839

Company Registration: 1618610

Closing Date: Friday 1 June 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Friday 8 June 2018
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Marketing and Communications Officer:
BHT Fundraising and Publicity Department
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Location: Brighton and Hove
Reference Number: 962
Hours per Week: 22.5 (Perm)
Salary: £26.655

The Fundraising and Publicity Department supports BHT services by securing funding, promoting the work of the Trust and ensuring that the BHT branding reflects the quality of our services.

 

The role of the Marketing and Communications Officer is to effectively communicate and enhance BHT’s messages, mission, values and reputation both internally to staff members and externally to the wider public, supporters and stakeholders.

This post requires that the post holder has experience of digital design, copy writing for a range of audiences, online marketing and website administration, including WordPress.

For full details and to apply please go to our website www.bht.org.uk or email us at jobs@bht.org.uk

 

Closing Date: Tuesday 29 May 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 6 June 2018
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