Case Worker #13

Project: First Base Day Centre

Location: Brighton

Reference Number: 13

Hours per Week: 37

Salary: £25,544 pro rata

Job Description

First Base is a resource centre based in central Brighton for people who are rough sleeping, homeless and insecurely housed.  We provide a range of services to people experiencing homelessness including – support to access accommodation, access to health and substance misuse services, managing benefit accounts, and access to financial services.


We are looking for a Case Worker to join our experienced team at First Base.  We provide an essential front-line service to people experiencing homelessness and insecure housing.  As a Case Worker you will support clients towards ending homelessness and achieving goals and aspirations.  You will work collaboratively with partners from a wide variety of voluntary and statutory agencies including Housing, Health, and Social Care.  You will be skilled at engaging people whose behaviour can be challenging at times and in motivating people with low self-esteem to make positive change.

Candidates should have professional experience of working with people who are homeless or inadequately housed. Candidates should also have experience of Case Work, Client Needs Assessment, and Support Planning in a similar or related field.

Salary: £25,544 per annum pro rata
5.5% employer’s pension contribution (the level of this is reviewed annually)

Annual Leave:
The annual leave entitlement will be 185 hours (25 working days) pro rata, rising 1 day for each year of service to a maximum of 222 hours (30 days) pro rata.  All public bank holidays are granted with two extra statutory days, to be taken over the Christmas period.

Closing date

Closing Date: Monday 8 August 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 24 August 2022

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
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