Deputy Manager

Project: Mid Sussex Supported Housing

Location: Mid Sussex

Reference Number: 1079

Hours per Week: 37

Salary: £25,068

Job Description

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 of 6 former rough sleepers as part of Mid Sussex District Council’s rough sleeper accommodation pathway.

“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 an experienced Deputy Manager to assist the Operational Manager in the day to day management of the Mid Sussex Supported Housing service.

Responsibilities will include managing referrals, improving standards and performance, staff support and management and developing and maintaining effective working relationships with external and partner organisations. The Deputy Manager will also hold a small caseload, take responsibility for specific projects in agreement with the Operational Manager and deputise in their absence.

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. They will be skilled at delivering and facilitating referral, assessment, support planning and case work management. A proven track record of monitoring and reporting on financial and performance targets is required along with the ability to support and promote staff wellbeing and work in partnership with health and social care organisations.

In return BHT Sussex offers a place to work which is committed to continuous improvement, supportive of personal and professional development and welcomes innovation.

Job Type:

£25,068 per annum as well as an enhancement of £8 for week nights, £21.60 for each full day of weekend cover and £24 for bank holidays for On call

Working Hours:
37 hours per week, based in Mid Sussex and home working

Annual Leave entitlement starts at 27 working days (pro rata)

Employer’s pension contribution (the level of this is reviewed annually)

Closing date

Closing Date: Monday 8 August 2022 12.00am

Interview Date: Friday 19 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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