Recovery Worker – Part time – Permanent

Project: Mid Sussex Supported Housing

Location: Haywards Heath

Reference Number: 1029

Hours per Week: 22.50

Salary: £24,547 (£14,927 pro rata)

Job Description

Closing Date: Rolling recruitment

Interview Dates: TBC

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.”

Job opportunity: Recovery Worker – Permanent

We are seeking a Recovery Worker to join the Mid Sussex Supported Housing team in supporting clients and assisting with the day to day running of the three 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.

You will also receive a fantastic benefits package including:

  • 5.5% stakeholder pension scheme and life assurance scheme
  • Medical cash plan with Medicash
  • Free and confidential employee assistance helpline for both personal and work-related concerns
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Free new starter 30-day Brighton bus pass
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 days per annum pro rata, rising 1 day for each year of service to a maximum of 32 days pro rata
  • The opportunity to participate in well-being and fundraising activities throughout the year
  • A supportive team and management
  • A culture of continuous development and creative support
  • Personal and professional development opportunities

To apply please complete the application form addressing the Person Specification points for the post and email your completed form to

This is a rolling recruitment and applicants will be reviews as they are received and interviews arranged accordingly


Application Pack

Job 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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