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 jobs@bht.org.uk or call the HR Team on 01273 645419.

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Current Vacancies

Finance Officer (Rent):
Finance
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 064
Hours per Week: 20 (Perm)
Salary: £21,950 pro rata

The Finance Team are based in the head office in London Road and monitor and report the financial position of BHT. As part of the Finance Team this post will ensure the correct recording of rents and service charges in the Rent Ledger from BHT Clients and Tenants.

The main duties of the post holder will be to input on to the rent ledger all rent receipts, including cash, Housing Benefit, Universal Credit, Adult Social Care, DWP 3rd party payments, GIRO and Standing Orders. They will be responsible for ensuring that payments are allocated and reconciled to the correct resident and rent account. In addition they will provide advice and assistance to Project Administrators in regards to making changes to tenancies on the rent ledger, including start of stays for new residents, change of rooms and end of stays, as advised by the relevant Project.

Person specification – Looking for someone who has strong IT skills which includes the use of computerised ledger systems, Excel, Outlook and Word. The individual should be numerate and methodical, paying attention to the detail. In addition, the individual should enjoy working in a team environment.

Closing Date: Friday 27 July 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Friday 3 August 2018
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Deputy Manager:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 799
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm)
Salary: £27,790 per annum plus an on-call payment of £22 per weekday night and £45 per weekend and bank holiday night if called out you will accrue time off in lieu (TOIL) for every hour worked

Shore House is an innovative and dynamic service which provides accommodation and creative one-to-one and group support to 20 people with mental health and complex needs.

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated and organised individual to assist in the day to day management of this unique and exciting project.

The successful candidate will use psychologically informed ways of working to gain a greater understanding of the strengths and development needs of the team, and ensure that the service is empathic, responsive, and flexible to the needs of clients.

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

Interview Date: Tuesday 14th August 2018 or Wednesday 15th August 2018

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 July 2018 12.00pm
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Support Worker:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 820
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm)
Salary: £22,566 per annum + £1,447 per annum 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.

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

Interview Date: Tuesday 14th August 2018 or Wednesday 15th August 2018

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 July 2018 12.00pm
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Group Work Coordinator:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 966
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm)
Salary: £22,566 per annum + £1,447 per annum Anti-Social Hours Enhancement

Shore House is an innovative and dynamic service which provides accommodation and creative one-to-one and group support to 20 people with mental health and complex needs.

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated individual to:

  • Devise, coordinate and develop the in-house group work programme that aims to empower clients and promote independence.
  • Build relationships with services in the community to enhance opportunities for clients.
  • Work closely with the rest of the Shore House team in meeting the needs of all 20 residents.
  • Work creatively and flexibly in partnership with clients and their Support Worker in times of enhanced need or risk.

Interview Date: Tuesday 14th August 2018 or Wednesday 15th August 2018

Closing Date: Monday 30 July 2018 12.00pm
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Universal Credit Adviser:
Eastbourne Advice
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Location: Lewes, with some working from Eastbourne
Reference Number: 964
Hours per Week: 25 (Fixed Term Contract)
Salary: £25,925 pro rata

BHT is seeking a Universal Credit Adviser to work alongside Lewes District Council residents to prevent homelessness by supporting people to successfully claim Universal Credit and successfully maintain their claim. A good knowledge of Universal Credit is required including knowledge of the application and appeals process. Knowledge of other welfare benefits, including Council Tax Reduction, will be required.

The post will involve working closely with the Lewes District Council Housing First Team, being based in their office, and will involve travel throughout the Lewes District Council area as well as some other local travel, e.g. to Eastbourne.  You will be required to offer advice and support face to face in an office or community setting, over the telephone as well as the occasional home visits.  The applicant will need to be able to travel across the local area.

The post is primarily based in Lewes with some working from Eastbourne. You’ll need to work to agreed quality standards, with excellent communication skills and a methodical approach.

Closing Date: Monday 30 July 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Friday 3 August 2018
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Fulfilling Lives Area Lead – Brighton:
Fulfilling Lives, Complex Needs South East Project
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: See Equinox Website
Hours per Week: 37.5
Salary: £29,351

The Fulfilling Lives Area Lead is a team leader role, hosted by Equinox, leading the Brighton Fulfilling Lives Team.  The role involves line managing frontline workers and also working with local stakeholders to support the project to achieve the wider project systems change outcomes.

Fulfilling Lives, Complex Needs South East Project

The Big Lottery Fund is supporting people with complex needs in 12 areas of England, with a national investment of £112m.

As well as supporting people, the funding evidences more effective and efficient ways for designing, commissioning and delivering support services for this group in the future.

The purpose of the Fulfilling Lives Project is to bring about lasting change in how services work with people with multiple and complex needs.

For further information on the Fulfilling Lives Project go to https://www.bht.org.uk/services/fulfilling-lives/

To discuss the role further please contact Jo Rogers Senior Manager Fulfilling Lives on 07584 206153 or Will Williams, Senior Manager Equinox on 07740 948714

To apply please go to

http://www.equinoxcare.org.uk/careers/vacancies/

 

Interview date: Friday 10th or Monday 13th August  2018

Closing Date: Monday 6 August 2018 12.00pm
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