Support Worker (Part-time or Full)

Project: Oak House

Location: 121 London Road Burgess Hill RH15 8LU

Reference Number: 1038

Hours per Week: 22

Salary: £19,047 per annum pro rata.

Job Description

This role can be done full time (37) or part-time -as working hours can be negotiated during recruitment.

Project/Department Summary

Oak House is a 14-bed registered residential recovery service for clients with mental health issues.  Clients reside at Oak House for a period of between 2-5 years.

Job Summary

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.

As part of your role as a Senior Recovery Worker you will take on responsibility for a lead area, doing staff supervision, being part of client referral process, inducting new staff into the service. Supporting the Operational Manager and Deputy Manager with in the service.


The salary is paid monthly in arrears and will be £19,047 per annum pro-rata. An employer’s pension contribution of between 3% is also paid. The level of this contribution is reviewed annually.

Hours of Work

Can be negotiated.

Annual Holidays

The annual leave entitlement will be 185 hours (25 working days) pro rata, rising 1 day for each year of service to a maximum of 222 hours (30 days) pro rata.  All public bank holidays are granted with two extra statutory days, to be taken over the Christmas period.

We regret that we are unable to reply to every job applicant.  However, if you are called for interview, you will be notified within seven days of the closing date.

A Standard DBS Check (Disclosure and Barring Service) is required on all successful applicants as a condition of employment for this post.

BHT operates an Equal Opportunities Policy.

Closing date

Closing Date: Thursday 14 July 2022 12.00pm

Interview Date: TBC

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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