Our support services help to keep the trust running. They are the core to everything we do and are valued as such.


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Career opportunities in support services

Our team includes a range of crucial functions such as:

Administrative staff play a crucial role providing business support to our clinical and non-clinical staff. This includes maintaining patient records and dealing with external enquiries to the trust.

The Communications team are responsible for engaging with key audiences in a number of ways, including staff engagement / internal communication, media relations, digital communications, events and publications.

One of the largest staff groups within the Trust, the Estates and facilities team look after our buildings, with the aim of achieving a consistently high standard of accommodation for patients and staff, whilst also managing resources effectively. The department includes estates, facilities, property management and projects. 

Our finance team are responsible for collecting revenue, paying bills, and maintaining financial records to inform data-driven decisions about the Trust’s future and growth.

An essential team that looks after our workforce and manages the recruitment process when new people come to join us.

The Digital team are responsible for maintaining and supporting the wide range of essential systems that our staff and services rely on.

What a career in support services has to offer

Our support service teams help to keep Sussex Partnership running, including taking on the challenge of problem solving - coming up with the solutions to support the Trust to improve patient experience can be very rewarding. 

Working in support services is fast-paced and varied, as you will be responding to the needs of clinicians and the people who use our services. 

Career development opportunities 

The Trust supports and nurtures long term career development. We offer excellent levels of supervision and a broad range of training opportunities. You can find growth within your role, and you will be given opportunities to develop new competencies in line with your skills and interests.

Take a look at career pathways for support service workers.

Working at Sussex Partnership

Join Sussex Partnership and you'll be part of an NHS trust that allows you to thrive and, in turn, thrives because of you. We believe in the vibrancy of our fantastic people. And how that leads to even better support for the people who use our mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services.

Find out more about what we do.

Read about living and working in Sussex.

We offer a wide range of rewards and benefits to our staff. Here are some of the perks that make working at Sussex Partnership a great choice. 

  • Flexible working opportunities whenever we can
  • NHS discounts on many high street and online stores
  • Generous NHS pension 
  • Gym and fitness discounts
  • Staff networks
  • Generous holiday entitlement 
  • Our commitment to your Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • Tax-free childcare
  • Free confidential counselling
  • Free parking on most of our sites

Find out more about the rewards and benefits of working at Sussex Partnership.

We’re building an organisation for future generations, where everyone is welcome. A place where you can be yourself and feel valued.  

Building an inclusive environment is a team effort, and at Sussex Partnership we care deeply about hiring, retaining, and developing a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 

To support this, we have introduced a range of staff networks, which play a crucial role in helping staff to build relationships, access development opportunities, and ensure underrepresented communities know they belong here. 

Read more about inclusive recruitment at Sussex Partnership.