Project: Mid Sussex Supported Housing
Location: Mid Sussex
Reference Number: 1022B
Hours per Week: Bank worker
Salary: £10.95 per hour Monday to Friday, this is with an additional 12.07% holiday pay
Location: Working across sites within Mid Sussex
Hours: Within 9am–5pm Monday to Friday
Closing Date: Rolling recruitment
Interview Date: TBC
BHT Sussex is a charity and a registered housing association working in Mid Sussex, Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings.
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 people can use in a variety of ways to improve the quality of their lives.
Mid Sussex Supported housing provides accommodation to adults within Mid Sussex who have presented as homeless to Mid Sussex District Council or Crawley Council Borough Council. Within this service is a new scheme providing a high level supported service to a group 0f 6 former rough sleeps in connection with Mid Sussex District Council.
“Words can’t describe how grateful I am, thanks for all the support you have given me. You are all so brilliant at your jobs. I feel like I’ve finally got on my feet again; I would never have been able to do it if it weren’t for all of you.”
We are seeking a Bank Worker to join the Mid Sussex Supported Housing team in supporting clients and assisting with the day to day running of the four properties. Clients are placed within the service for up to six months, during this time staff will support clients on their identified needs through support planning with a focus on looking for more permanent accommodation, learning the skills required to maintain a tenancy agreement and ensuring the client is accessing the relevant support for their health and wellbeing.
In addition to the work with clients the role also requires providing an enhanced housing management role focusing on the buildings, rent monitoring and reporting of repairs to ensure properties are maintained at a high standard.
The post holder will be committed to delivering a high-quality service to vulnerable people using person centred and empowering approaches. They will have experience of supporting people with multiple and complex needs. Experience of benefits, housing and accommodation related support for vulnerable people is desirable but not essential.
In return BHT Sussex offers a place to work which is committed to continuous improvement, supportive of personal and professional development and welcomes innovation.
Our hourly rate is £10.95 per hour Monday to Friday, this is with an additional 12.07% holiday pay on top of the hourly rate.
Hours of Work
As a part of a team covering the services between 9am – 5pm from Monday – Friday.
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.
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.
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