"Southdown - making life work"

a leading provider of care, support and housing services for vulnerable people in Sussex


Southdown is much more than a housing provider.

Over recent years we have significantly expanded the range of services we provide. Each year we now provide support to over 9,500 vulnerable people across Sussex to help them live their lives to the full.

Click here to find out about the wide range of services we provide.


Are you looking for work that is challenging but rewarding and good fun? Can you provide support for vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, in their own homes and in the local community? Do you want a role where your enthusiasm and commitment are really appreciated?

If yes, we may have a job opportunity to suit you.

Click here to read about all our current employment opportunities.


Southdown staff host night of live music to raise vital funds for local food banks

Southdown staff have raised £3,000 for food banks in Sussex by hosting a gig night at the Con Club in Lewes. Click here to read more.

Louise’s story

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, a carer for a family member with mental health challenges shares how Southdown’s Mindfulness course has helped her. Click here to read more.

Ellen’s Story

After years of verbal and emotional abuse, Ellen found support and friendship by enrolling onto courses run by Southdown’s Recovery College. Click here to read more.

How Southdown’s Employment service helped David to ‘take control of his life’

David has been living with bi-polar disorder since he was 19 years old. In 2011, David was referred by his Occupational Therapist to Southdown’s specialist employment service for people with mental health challenges. Click here to read more.


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