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BHT 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 or telephone Ben Cox or Tess Hill on 01273 645419

Wellbeing Practitioner:
BHT Mental Health and Wellbeing
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 730
Hours per Week: 15 (Fixed Term until March 31st 2019)
Salary: £26,655 pro rata

The post is restricted to female applicants only under Section 7(2) (e) of the Equalities Act 2010

BHT Mental Health and Wellbeing Services offer psychosocial interventions and psychological support to people experiencing mental ill-health and emotional distress, such as anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide and self-injury.

Alongside the Mental Health and Wellbeing Service we offer some dedicated women only therapeutic provision at Threshold Women’s Services, and in our Pathway partnership with Brighton Oasis Project.

The practitioner will be a counsellor or psychotherapist with extensive post-qualifying experience delivering flexible psychosocial interventions and groups using integrative counselling techniques.

The practitioner will have therapeutic and psycho-educational group work experience and an ability to assess potential participants, and facilitate existing 6 week wellbeing groups. The facilitator will work with the team administrator to market and publicise the groups to a wide audience and be responsible for all administrative duties relating to the post, including data entry, monitoring, and evaluation of outcomes.

Closing Date: Monday 14 May 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018
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Impact Worker:
Shore House
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Location: Brighton and Hove
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 8 May 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018
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Location: Preston Park Velodrome, Brighton
Reference Number: n/a
Hours per Week: 2-3 hours
Salary: n/a

On Sunday 1st July 2018 BHT is hosting a 12-hour Around the World Cycle Challenge at Preston Park Velodrome to raise funds for BHT’s First Base Day Centre.

We are looking for volunteers to help us on the day in various stewarding and marshalling roles, including participant registration, event safety, donations collection, lap recording and litter picking.

Volunteers will be working together as a team to ensure that participants stay safe and that the event runs smoothly.

The opportunity would suit anyone who is friendly, enthusiastic and enjoys talking to people. Volunteers must be aged 18 years old or over and available to commit to a 2-3 hours slot between 7am – 8pm. It will be a really enjoyable day and volunteers will be supporting an important local cause.

We also need help on The Living Coast rides, both along the routes and at the refreshment stops. These would suit people with their own transport as most of these positions are outside of Brighton.

To apply, please contact Shelley Reed Event Coordinator, on 01273 645403 or Please specify the times that you would be available on the day, and any preferred responsibilities.

Closing Date: Friday 22 June 2018 12.00pm
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Fundraising Manager:
BHT Fundraising and Publicity Department
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 959
Hours per Week: 37 (2yr Fixed Term)
Salary: £33,750

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.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Fundraising Manager to join our small fundraising team in Brighton. The successful candidate will lead on fundraising, income generation and relationship building and support the Head of Fundraising, Marketing and PR and the Chief Executive in activities they undertake in these areas.

Within this role, you will achieve agreed fundraising targets through a range of initiatives, including a major donor and individual giving programme and fundraising events.

This post requires that the post holder has extensive experience and a proven track record working in fundraising and achieving a net income of over £300,000 per annum, experience of leading on major donor fundraising with individual and/or corporate major donors and a track record in developing and delivering fundraising strategies and plans that support organisational growth.

Closing Date: Tuesday 8 May 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018
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