PBHA commended at 2019 Energy Efficiency Awards We are pleased to announce that Peter Bedford Housing Association were commended at the Energy Efficiency Awards as Housing Association / Landlord of the year. Some members of the PBHA Environmental Task Team We are very proud of this achievement and we congratulate members of the Environmental Task Force for coming together and developing the plan which we submitted as our application. We are at the start of our environmental journey and we intend to make a growing positive impact on our environment over the coming years. We expect the work we [...]
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Friday 5th July 2019 hosted our 22nd annual PRIDE Festival, attended by participants, tenants, staff, and the wider community. It was a fun-filled event, filled with singing, karaoke, food, tombola, laughter, and joy. Here are a few photos from the event:
Celebrate PRIDE 2019 Peter Bedford Housing Association tenants, participants and staff are invited to join us in celebrating PRIDE on Friday 5th July 2019 from 12pm – 4pm at Kingsland Hub. It’s sure to be a fun-filled event, with Delicious food, Music and lots of celebration and fun… Some of the prizes for the day have been kindly donated by Matalan Dalston Branch and Pizza Union in Dalton. You can register for your free ticket to the event here.
Celebrating 50 Years 2019 marks Peter Bedford Housing Association’s 50th Year Anniversary and we are all about showcasing and celebrating the wonderful people we have worked with. Events 50 Years 50 Works Exhibiton This is a summer exhibition of textiles, painting, drawing and printmaking by adults on WEA and PBHA creative courses at The Workshop in Hackney. It is a celebration of the 50thAnniversary of Peter Bedford Housing Association, with one unique piece for every year of adult learning at PBHA. Check out details of the exhibition here. Creative Showcase Join us as we celebrate the end of our Big Lottery [...]
Peter Bedford Housing Association recently completed an audit of all of our hubs to assess disability accessibility. Funded by a generous grant from the City Bridge Trust, this will allow us to put in place plans to ensure that all our hubs are fully accessible to disabled people. We know from experience that a substantial number of our tenants and participants experience a range of mobility issues, so work to ensure full accessibility will have enormous benefits for those we exist to support.
Enhanced Housing Management (EHM) Worker Location: Hackney & Islington Hours: Full Time Salary: £22,220 per annum Contract: Permanent DBS Check: Yes Leave Entitlement: 26 days We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to work within PBHA's housing management team and provide a quality service to vulnerable tenants with additional tenancy sustainment needs, helping them to participate in their community. The successful candidate will be involved in managing caseloads, assisting tenants with maximising income, including benefits and liaising with other departments to provide effective rent arrears prevention and enabling tenants to move-on. Based mainly in Hackney and Islington, we work with people who are homeless, [...]
50 YEARS 50 WORKS Private View: Wed 19th June 2019 4pm – 7pm Art Exhibition Date: 19 June - 4 Aug 2019 Venue: Outpost, 546 Holloway Road, London N7 6JP Outpost proudly presents 50 YEARS 50 WORKS, a sizzling summer exhibition of textiles, painting, drawing and printmaking by adults on WEA and PBHA creative courses at The Workshop in Hackney. Marking a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Peter Bedford Housing Association, with one unique piece for every year of adult learning at PBHA. This must-see show has inspiration for everyone, from traditional to experimental, amusing to thought-provoking, and from portraits [...]
Creating Pathways to Work Workshop PBHA are delighted to announce a further collaboration with Perceptions Warehouse this year. This year’s workshop is called ‘Creating Pathways To Work’ and it will be held at the Isledon Canteen, 21st June, 12-2pm. We will be looking at affirmations, mantra’s, body language, confidence, how you can break down your own barriers to work and of course tea and biscuits. We are also going to be getting somebody to come in that specialises in work/pathways to jobs for a Q+A and if people are comfortable, some role play with some practise interview questions which we will [...]
Recovery Coordinator (High Support) Location: Islington, London Hours: Full Time Salary: £25,833 - £29,271 per annum Contract: Permanent DBS Check: Yes Leave Entitlement: 26 days We are looking for a committed Recovery Coordinator to work in our housing related support team, supervising a number of staff and reporting to the Recovery Lead. Post holders will work closely with other departments in PBHA to ensure a wraparound recovery focused service for tenants. Based mainly in Hackney and Islington, we work with people who are homeless, have mental ill health, learning difficulties and multiple needs. Our work enables people to move on and lead independent lives. As [...]
ABOUT FACE Exhibition by Bruce Wang Preview Event: Wed 1st May 2019 6pm – 8pm Art Exhibition Date: 1st May - 7 June 2019 Venue: Outpost, 546 Holloway Road, London N7 6JP ABOUT FACE exhibition by Bruce Wang features charismatic portrait photographs of performers, artists and activists. Capturing the act of seeing and being seen, showing unique relationships in a society of lost connections. “I seek to connect with the people in my photos, to see beyond the superficial, how people dress up and subsequently hide. I draw inspiration from 1970’s feminist photographer Jo Spence and her unique ‘Female Gaze’. Sadly, [...]