Support Worker (Temporary 12 Month Cover) at Brighton Housing Trust

Route One is a Social Care setting and provides accommodation for sixty adults. As a Support Worker you will provide support to our 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 wide

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

Salary: £23,134 per annum, pro rata
Additional on call cover payments, if support out of hours is required
5.5% (Reviewed annually) pension contribution

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

Based in Brighton.

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.

Closing Date: 12 noon: Thursday 11th March 2021

Interview Date: Friday 19th March 2021

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Brighton Housing Trust

Deadline for applications

11 Mar 2021


£23,134 per annum

Hours per week

37 hours per week


Advisers / Counsellors Mental Health / Recovery Workers Support Work / Caring

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