Support Worker (Fixed Term)

Project: Route One

Location: Brighton

Reference Number:

Hours per Week: 37

Salary: £23,833 per annum, pro rata

Job Description

Support Worker (Fixed Term) – Route One

Fixed Term to 30/11/22 (with the possibility of an extension)

Salary: £23,833 per annum, pro rata

Working hours: 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

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
offer 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 25th July 2022
Interview Date: Tuesday 2nd August 2022

Closing date

Closing Date: Monday 25 July 2022 12.00am

Interview Date: Tuesday 2 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
Skip to content