Bank Support Worker

Project: Leylands Road

Location: Burgess Hill

Reference Number: 1022

Hours per Week: Bank worker

Salary: £10.90 per hour Monday to Saturday & £11 for Sundays/Bank Holidays - plus holiday

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker – Bank Worker to play a vital role in providing support at our Leylands Road service.

Location: Burgess Hill
Hours: Shift work – 7 days a week

Closing Date: Rolling recruitment
Interview Date: TBC

About the role:

As a Support Worker – Bank Worker you will be working for a people-led organisation whose mission is ‘combating homelessness, creating opportunities, promoting change.’

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.

This job is perfect for someone studying psychology or mental health. It is a great first step to gaining valuable experience and skills that you may need to build up your career in this area. The Bank role allows you to have control over your hours, so you are able to work this around university.

Project / Department Details:

Our services are located in Burgess Hill. Oak House is a 15 minute walk from Burgess Hill Town and Station. 54 Leyland’s Road is next to Wivelsfield station.

Oak House & Maple Lodge is a 14-bed registered residential recovery service for clients with mental health diagnoses, dual diagnosis and forensic backgrounds. This service is a mixed service with ages ranging 18 – 85. Clients reside at Oak House for a period of between 2-5 years.

54 Leyland’s Road is a 6 – bed registered residential recovery service in Burgess Hill for adults with mental health diagnoses. This service is male only with ages ranging 18-85. This is a medium-term residential care home and staff support clients with daily living activities.

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.


Our hourly rate is £10.90 per hour Monday to Saturday and for Sundays/Bank Holidays £11.00 per hour. This is with an additional 12.07% holiday pay on top of the hourly rate.

Sleep-in shifts are available to do and payment for this is £50.25 per sleep in.

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.  The shifts are as follows:

8:30am-3:30pm or 9am- 4pm


Sleep in shifts start from 4pm, go to bed at 11pm, get up at 7am and finish at 12pm

In return:

In recognition of our commitment to staff, BHT Sussex has been awarded Gold Accreditation from Investors in People. We are also signed up to the Disability Confident employer scheme and have made the Mental Health at Work commitment.

 You will also receive a fantastic benefits package including:

  • Medical cash plan with Medicash
  • Free and confidential employee assistance helpline for both personal and work-related concerns
  • The opportunity to participate in well-being and fundraising activities throughout the year

Closing Date: Rolling

Interview Date: TBC

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 (CQC services only)

BHT Sussex is an equal opportunities employer using a fair and open recruitment process that fully complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to encouraging equality, inclusion, and diversity within the workplace.


Application Pack

Job DescriptionPerson Specification

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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
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