Support Worker – Leylands Road – 22 hours

Project: Leylands Road

Location: 54 Leyland's Road

Reference Number: 1026

Hours per Week: 22

Salary: £24,548 pro rata plus an Enhancement for Sleep in payment of £50.25

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker – part time 22 hours to play a vital role in providing support at Leylands Road

Closing Date: Rolling recruitment (Interview date TBC)
Application: Apply for this role via CV application

Job reference: 1026

Project / Department Details:

54 Leyland’s Road is a 6 – bed registered residential recovery service in Burgess Hill for adults with mental health issues.  This is a medium-term residential care home and staff support clients with daily living activities.

In all our services we do not provide personal care but in our residential services you will be expected to administer medication, but full training will be provided.

About the role:

Staff support clients to develop and build on their existing living skills, in order to become more independent and move on to less supported accommodation at the end of their placement.  Staff work in conjunction with other professionals to equip clients with the skills and motivation to become more independent and better able to manage their mental health.


The salary is paid monthly in arrears and will be £24,548 pro rata plus an Enhancement for Sleep in payment of £50.25. An employer pension contribution 5.5% is paid. The level of this contribution is reviewed annually.

Hours of Work:

The hours of work will be 22 hours per week, shift working with some evening, weekends, and bank holidays. You are also required to do a sleep-in shift weekly.

Annual holidays:

The annual leave entitlement will be 185 hours (27 working days) pro rata, rising 1 day for each year of service to a maximum of 222 hours (30 days) pro rata. All public holidays are granted.

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

How to Apply: 

Step 1: Read the Job Description & Person Specification
Step 2: Attach your CV to an email. The title of the email should read: (Your name): BHT job reference – (job reference number).
Step 3: Send your email to

BHT Sussex is unable to support with working visas for the UK, please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK.

If you would welcome discussing this exciting opportunity ahead of applying or would like to know any further details, please contact Siobhan O’Connell (Operational Manager) on 07850642986.

This role will require full working rights within the UK, BHT Sussex is unable to support with sponsorship and working rights. An Enhanced DBS Check (Disclosure and Barring Service) is required on all successful applicants as a condition of employment for this post.

BHT Sussex is an equal opportunities employer using a fair and open recruitment process that fully complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to encouraging equality, inclusion, and diversity within the workplace.


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