Bank Cover Worker

Project: Leyland's Road & Oak House

Location: Burgess Hill

Reference Number: 1025

Hours per Week: Casual

Salary: 10.66 per hour plus sleep in

Job Description

BHT Sussex

BHT Sussex’s Mission is to combat homelessness, create opportunities, and promote change and aims to achieve this Mission through a network of interlinked projects.  By providing direct, practical services combined with a commitment to challenge the causes of poverty and inequality, we hope to achieve a supportive structure which men and women can use in a variety of ways to improve the quality of their lives.

For more information please see BHT’s website www.bht.org.uk.

Project/Department Summary

Leyland’s Road is a 6 – bed registered residential recovery service in Burgess Hill for adults with mental health issues.  This is a medium-term residential care home and staff support clients with daily living activities.  You will work as part of a team and as the service is staffed 24/7 you will need to be able to work shifts – this includes weekends / bank holidays and sleep in shifts.

Oak House is a 14-bed registered residential recovery service for clients with mental health issues.  Clients reside at Oak House for a period of between 6-18 months. Staff support clients to develop and build on their existing living skills, in order to become more independent and move on to less supported accommodation at the end of their placement.  Staff work in conjunction with other professionals to equip clients with the skills and motivation to become more independent and better able to manage their mental health.

In all our services we do not provide personal care but in our residential services you will be expected to administer medication, but full training will be provided.

Job Summary

Staff support clients to develop and build on their existing living skills, in order to become more independent and move on to less supported accommodation at the end of their placement. Also, to support clients to retain or remain living independently in their own homes. Staff work in conjunction with other professionals to equip clients with the skills and motivation to become more independent and better able to manage their mental health.

Full training is provided.

Salary

Our hourly rate is £10.66 per hour Monday to Saturday and for Sundays/Bank Holidays £11 per hour.

Residential areas, you might be asked to do a sleep-in shift and payment for this is £50.25 per sleep in.

Rates are inclusive of Holiday pay

An employer’s pension contribution of 3% is also paid. The level of this contribution is reviewed annually

Hours of Work

You will work as part of a team and as the services are staffed 24/7 you will need to be able to work shifts – this includes weekends / bank holidays and sleep in shifts.

We regret that we are unable to reply to every job applicant.  However, if you are called for interview, you will be notified within seven days of the closing date.

An Enhanced DBS Check (Disclosure and Barring Service) is required on all successful applicants as a condition of employment for this post.

You will be required to show COVID19 Vaccination certification.

BHT operates an Equal Opportunities Policy

PLEASE NOTE:  OAK HOUSE & LEYLANDS ROAD

Oak House and Leyland’s Road are CQC registered care homes. The Government are introducing new regulations for working within CQC registered care homes. From 11 November 2021, you will not be permitted to work at this service unless you are able to provide evidence that you have been fully vaccinated against Covid19 or can provide evidence of medical exemption before starting employment at this service.

Closing date

Closing Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021 12.00pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Application Pack

Job DetailsJob DescriptionPerson Specification

Application form Criminal offences declaration formRecruitment monitoring form

How to apply

  1. Download and complete all the forms in the application pack.
  2. Attach all the completed documents to an email. The title of the email should read: (Your name): BHT job reference – (job reference number).
  3. Send your application to [email protected]