Combating Homelessness, Creating Opportunities, Promoting Change

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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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Please send an email to [email protected] or call the HR Team on 01273 645419.

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Current Vacancies

Mental Health Case Worker:
First Base
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 183
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm)
Salary: £24,550

BHT’s First Base Day Centre operates in the centre of Brighton for the provision of support to assist people who are homeless or vulnerably housed to move on from the streets or insecure accommodation and realise their aspirations.

First Base operates client-centred specialist services to support people to address their healthcare needs, start realising their aspirations through work, learning and leisure and find a place they can call home.

We are looking for Case Worker to help us run this dynamic service.

As a Case Worker, you will undertake a variety of tasks to assist in the day to day running of First Base, ensuring the service is delivered in as efficient and effective way as possible. You will also carry a case load of clients experiencing mental health problems and work to support them in making positive changes.

Candidates should have professional experience of working with people who are homeless or inadequately housed and who experience mental health problems. Candidates should also have experience of completing Client Needs Assessment and Support Planning in a similar or related field.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a commitment to meeting the needs of adults who are homeless and vulnerable.

Closing Date: Friday 28 June 2019 12.00pm
Interview Date: Tuesday 9 July 2019
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