This Opportunity is Now Closed for Applications

Would you like to join us in our mission to prevent and repair the harm caused by conflict in our community?

Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS) has a fantastic opportunity for a Mediation Caseworker, who will be working at the heart of our high-quality service.   

Applications must be submitted by noon on 12 July. Interviews are planned for 24-25 July. 

Our caseworkers are involved throughout the mediation process. They ensure the progression of cases, liaising with clients, with the organisations who refer to us (such as the local council and the Police) and with our volunteer mediators. Where needed, caseworkers will also carry out mediations themselves.

We are looking for someone with excellent people skills and a proven ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds and to understand the issues they face in their communities. If you have experience of managing a caseload, can listen and remain impartial, then we would like to hear from you. 

Hours: 28 hours per week (Monday to Thursday). 

Salary:£24,500 per annum FTE - (£18,538 Actual) 

Post managed by: Senior Caseworker 

Working arrangements: Our core office hours are 10:00 to 16.00, Monday to Thursday. On occasion we may require some flexibility in order to meet BHIMS’s needs. This may very occasionally include evening & weekend work. 

Location: Based at the BHIMS office in central Brighton, with flexible working from home. Our area of work covers residents of Brighton, Hove, Lewes and surrounding areas. 

Access and inclusion: the BHIMS office has disabled access and we would make reasonable adjustments to our facilities to meet any requirements of the successful candidate. 

Deadline: Noon Wednesday 12 July 2023 

Interview Date: 24-25 July 2023 

If you are interested in applying please read the Job Description and Person Specification document by clicking on the link.

This opportunity is now closed for applications.

If you would like to see the full application form before completing the online version - or if you would like to submit application by email rather than by using the online forms - you can download Word Versions of the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form by clicking on these links.  If you do complete the Word versions of the forms, please send them to us at [email protected]

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BHIMS Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its Equality and Diversity Policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010, and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. We need your help and co-operation to do this, but filling in this form is entirely voluntary.

What best describes your gender?
Do you identify as Trans?
Are you married or in a civil partnership?
Your Age
What is your ethnicity? (Ethnic origin is not about nationality, place of birth or citizenship. It is about the group to which you perceive you belong.) Please tick the appropriate box.
Do you consider yourself to have a disability or health condition?
The information in this form is for monitoring purposes only. If you believe you need a ‘reasonable adjustment’, then please discuss this with the manager running the recruitment process.
What is your sexual orientation
What is your religion or belief
What is your current working pattern?
What is your flexible working arrangement?
Do you have caring responsibilities? If yes, please tick all that apply

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