Support Worker (Recovery)

Location: Islington, London
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours
Salary: £22,857
Contract: Fixed-term until November 2019
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26 days
Closing Date: 7th February 2019

Interviews: 11th & 12th February 2019

Support workers hold an individual caseload, inspiring and challenging tenants to focus on developing their strengths, via a brief housing related support intervention. We encourage applications from male candidates.

  • They provide direct personal and practical skills development interventions to and with tenants with complex needs including mental ill health and substance use needs. They will outreach to tenants’ homes and tenants will also visit them in PBHA’s community hubs.
  • They support tenants and clients to access appropriate statutory and voluntary services as well as internal services available to tenants and clients within PBHA.
  • They work in conjunction with the housing team to support tenants and to ensure positive move on and avoid placement breakdown.

About Peter Bedford Housing Association

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 part of a major restructure of our housing services, we are refreshing our approach to helping people use their personal assets to build brighter futures, for themselves and others.

Please note: to apply for this role the attached application must be completed and emailed to hr.assistant@peterbedford.org.uk.

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Please note that due to the volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge receipt of application forms or write formally to those not shortlisted for an interview. CV’s will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the short-listing, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Note for applicants with a disability:
We welcome applications from disabled people. If you wish to be considered under our guaranteed interview scheme, please complete the above form. If you wish to discuss any concerns about the job in relation to your disability, completing the application form or the guaranteed interview scheme, please contact us. You will be asked at a later stage about any special requirements in relation to an interview if appropriate.

If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at the above email address.

Peter Bedford Housing Association is committed to equality and diversity and we want our Board and staff to reflect the diverse community we work in. We particularly welcome applications from young people.

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