Support Worker (Fixed Term)

Project: Route One

Location: Brighton

Reference Number: 0919

Hours per Week: 37

Salary: £23,833

Job Description

Salary: £23,833 per annum, pro rata

37 hours per week 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (Finish 4.30pm one day a week), plus one weekend a month (10am – 6pm) for which time off in the week is given. Based in Brighton.  

5.5% (Reviewed annually) pension contribution

Fixed Term (End date): November 2022

 

Annual Leave entitlement starts at 25 working days per annum (pro rata) rising 1 day for each year of service to a maximum of 30 days pro rata.  All public bank holidays are granted with two extra statutory days, to be taken over the Christmas period.

 

 

As a Support Worker you will provide support to 60 clients with mental health and complex support needs, across 8 residential properties. To ensure that tenancies are sustained and a range of needs are met, such as access to mental health / addiction and health services, assistance with welfare benefits, budgeting, life skills, general coaching support, promoting health, independence, and participation  in the wider community. To ensure that clients move on to more independent accommodation, within agreed timeframes.

 

The role of the Support Worker is to provide housing-related and flexible tailored support to people with mental health and complex support needs. They will be responsible for a caseload of clients, and provide a range of 1:1 and group-work support; this will include supporting clients to:

 

  • Access mental health/addiction/health services
  • Ensure income maximization, including support to obtain work, learning, and voluntary opportunities
  • Understand financial planning, including budgeting, saving, paying utilities, paying rent.
  • Prepare to move on to independent living, including life-skills, arrears prevention and behavior change
  • Improve their mental health and wellbeing, including the use of recovery-focused support and safety tools
  • Maintain their accommodation, including health, safety, and hygiene support

 

 

We offer:

  • A two week paid Induction
  • Supportive team and management
  • Positive and Dynamic working environment
  • Opportunities for Training

 

 

Closing Date:     12 noon: Monday 27th June 2022

Interview Date:  Tuesday 5th July 2022

 

Closing date

Closing Date: Monday 27 June 2022 12.00am

Interview Date: Tuesday 5 July 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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