• Full Time
  • Salary: £20,801

Website BHT Sussex

Recovery Worker

Hours: Full-Time 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday)
Salary: £20,801
5.5% employer’s pension contribution (the level of this is reviewed annually)

Mid Sussex Supported housing provides accommodation to adults within Mid Sussex who have presented as homeless to Mid Sussex District Council or Crawley Council Borough Council. Within this service is a new scheme providing a high level supported service to a group of 6 former rough sleepers as part of Mid Sussex District Council’s rough sleeper accommodation pathway.

“Words can’t describe how grateful I am, thanks for all the support you have given me. You are all so brilliant at your jobs. I feel like I’ve finally got on my feet again; I would never have been able to do it if it weren’t for all of you.”

About the Role

We are seeking a Recovery Worker to join the Mid Sussex Supported Housing team in supporting clients and assisting with the day to day running of the three properties. Clients are placed within the service for up to six months, during this time staff will support clients on their identified needs through support planning with a focus on looking for more permanent accommodation, learning the skills required to maintain a tenancy agreement and ensuring the client is accessing the relevant support for their health and wellbeing.

In addition to the work with clients the role also requires providing an enhanced housing management role focusing on the buildings, rent monitoring and reporting of repairs to ensure properties are maintained at a high standard.

The post holder will be committed to delivering a high-quality service to vulnerable people using person centred and empowering approaches. They will have experience of supporting people with multiple and complex needs. Experience of benefits, housing and accommodation related support for vulnerable people is desirable but not essential.

In return BHT Sussex offers a place to work which is committed to continuous improvement, supportive of personal and professional development and welcomes innovation.

Close: 27th January at 12 noon

To apply for this job please visit www.bht.org.uk.