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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

Area Lead (part time job share):
Fulfilling Lives, Complex Needs South East Project
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Location: Brighton
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Hours per Week: 22.5 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
Salary: £29,351 per annum pro rata

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

Fixed term: 12 month maternity cover – secondments welcome

Salary £29,351 per annum pro rata

22.5 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

Closing date:  7th August 2017

Interview date: 21st August 2017

The Fulfilling Lives Area Lead is a team leader role, hosted by Equinox, leading the Equinox Brighton Fulfilling Lives Team.  It is an exciting role that involves providing day to day line management direction and support to 2 specialist frontline workers and a senior information officer as well as engaging external stakeholders to support the project’s systems change outcomes.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and significant experience of working in the field of homeless people and complex needs.  They will be committed to working collaboratively with Service Users, colleagues and partners to achieve the aims of Fulfilling Lives.

Fulfilling Lives, Complex Needs South East Project

As well as supporting people, Fulfilling Lives evidences more effective and efficient ways to design, commission and deliver support services for people with multiple and complex needs for the future.

Our purpose is to bring about lasting change in how services work with people with multiple and complex needs.

For further information please go to https://www.bht.org.uk/services/fulfilling-lives/

To discuss the role further contact Rachel Britt, Operational Manager on 07796 175338 or Colm Keegan, Equinox at colm.keegan@equinoxcare.org.uk

To apply please go to www.equinoxcare.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 7th August 2017
Interview Date: Monday 21st August 2017
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Operational Manager:
First Base
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Location: Brighton and Hove
Reference Number: 182
Hours per Week: 37 (Fixed term contract until 16 February 2018 with possible extension)
Salary: £30,594 per annum

BHT’s First Base Day Centre operates in the centre of Brighton 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 a range of 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.

Operational Manager

(Fixed term contract until 16 February 2018 with possible extension)

Salary: £30,594 per annum

37 hours per week, based in Brighton

4% employer’s pension contribution (the level of this is reviewed annually).

Annual Leave entitlement starts at 25 working days (pro rata)

We are looking to appoint an operational manager who, with the deputy manager, will lead the staff team at First Base in the management and development of the service in order to reduce homelessness.

The post holder will have experience of staff supervision, monitoring and reporting service outputs and performance, be committed to continuous improvement and have the ability to lead a team to successfully deliver a psychologically informed service to clients.

The post holder will take a lead role in working with a range of funders and service delivery partners to achieve performance and outcome targets.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of people with multiple and complex needs.

 

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 14th August 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
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Client Engagement Worker:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton and Hove
Reference Number: 925
Hours per Week: 37 (average over a 6 week rolling rota, including evenings (until 10.30pm), weekends and daytime hours)
Salary: £22,233pa plus an Anti-Social Hours Enhancement £1,426pa

Shore House

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:

  • Developing feedback, consultation and evaluation frameworks
  • Working with people with mental health and complex needs
  • Designing and delivering 1:1 and group workshops
  • Person-centered and strengths-based approaches.
  • Casework management

 

Closing Date: 12 noon, Wednesday 16th August 2017
Interview Date: Friday 25th August 2017
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Senior Project Worker:
Archway
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Location: Brighton and Hove
Reference Number: 787
Hours per Week: 37 (Perm Contract)
Salary: £24,163pa plus an Anti-social hours enhancement of £1,426pa

BHT is looking for a Senior Project Worker to join the team at the Archway service.  Archway is a recovery-focused mental health service comprising 2 residential properties in Brighton and Hove. The service adopts a person-centred and holistic approach to support with an emphasis on client involvement and co-production.  The ultimate aim is to enable clients to achieve greater independence and move-on to less-supported accommodation within a two year timeframe.  Both properties are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

As a Senior Project Worker you will offer clients a range of support to sustain tenancies and move forward with their individual pathway to recovery.   You will work in partnership with the Operational Manager and Deputy Manager to provide support, supervision and guidance to a team of Project Workers, Volunteers, Interns and Students.  You will require a wide-ranging skill base and be willing to take the lead on a variety of projects which could include managing finance systems, medication procedures, health and safety issues, void management, reporting to stakeholders and referrals and assessments.

We offer:

  • A paid Induction
  • Supportive team and management
  • Positive working environment
  • Opportunities for Training
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 1st August 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 9th August 2017
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Administrator:
Route One
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 916
Hours per Week: 37 (Temporary Contract)
Salary: £19,896 per annum

Route One

BHT’s Route One Project provides mental health and housing related support to clients in Brighton and Hove. Route One has 8 houses offering a range of self contained and shared accommodation. The service offers support to 60 clients who require accommodation and support to prepare them to move on to an independent or less supported environment in the future

 

The Administrator will be responsible for the telephone reception of the Route One project, together with monitoring rent and petty cash. To co-ordinate all maintenance across the eight properties and the office, and to be responsible for creating and maintaining rent accounts on the system. To maintain the client database and various administrative tasks as required.

We offer:

  • Supportive team and management
  • Positive and Dynamic working environment
  • Opportunities for Training
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 25th July 2017
Interview Date: Thursday 3rd August 2017
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Trainee Solicitor:
Justice First Foundation
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Location: Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings
Reference Number: n/a
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Justice First Foundation – opportunity to undertake a trainee solicitor contract at Brighton Housing Trust, start date January 2018

Brighton Housing Trust is delighted to have been chosen as a host agency for the Justice First Fellowship programme.  This means that BHT are able to offer a solicitor training contract with the opportunity to work alongside our highly experienced social welfare legal teams across Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

This post is funded by the Legal Education Foundation and Brighton Housing Trust.

The programme aims to develop a new cohort of social welfare lawyers who have a strong commitment to access to justice, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on our well established programme of activities and make a difference to the lives of the residents of Brighton & Hove and East Sussex.

Please click here for further details and online application via the Legal Education Foundation website

Closing Date: 12 noon,
Interview Date:

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