Floating Support Officers

Project: East Sussex Floating Support Service

Location: East Sussex - Hybrid Opportunity

Reference Number: 1076

Hours per Week: 30 - 37

Salary: £23,832

Job Description

What the Service Provides

Our team of experienced Floating Support Officers provide flexible, personalised, and appropriate short term housing support for people with a range of needs, including managing the home, managing a tenancy and money management. Support is provided in people’s own homes, via phone or video call or in the community.

The service also signposts individuals and/or carers and family members as appropriate, to health and social care services, education, training, employment and support voluntary, community services that will assist with accessing and maintaining their housing and ability to live independently for longer.

Throughout the duration of support, Floating Support Officers will work collaboratively with clients using a person-centred, asset-based approach, including creating personalised support plans with clients, with goals and outcomes that are meaningful to them.

The Service provides support to clients to swiftly achieve their outcomes, with proactive signposting to wider services to enable longer term resilience and the ability to self-manage.

Whilst Floating Support Officers will primarily work in the geographical area for their team, in order to provide one cohesive Floating Support Service, the teams will collaborate and share work, knowledge and skills, and provide practical support and cover for each other.

Salary: £23,832 per annum pro rata
Car Allowance:
£1,218 per annum pro rata
Location: there is opportunity for the role to be a mixture of office based and home working which can be discussed at interview.
Pension: 5.5% employer pension contribution (reviewed annually)
Annual Leave: 25 days rising by 1 day for each year of service up to 30 days.

Closing date

Closing Date: Tuesday 23 August 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: Friday 26 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 jobs@bht.org.uk
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