Recovery Assistant- Low support

Job Reference: RCA-2018
Salary: £19,597 per annum
Location: Islington
Hours: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26 days

We are looking for a committed Recovery Assistant, to join the PBHA Housing team. The successful candidate will hold an individual caseload on tenants, working alongside the recovery coaches and providing support to tenants who require low levels of support. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to provide direct personal and practical skills development interventions and work in conjunction with the housing team to support tenants and to ensure positive move on and avoid placement breakdown.

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

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 17th January 2018 by 12pm.
Interviews will be held on 22nd January 2018 and the second interview stage will consequently take place on 26th January 2018

 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 want our Board and staff to reflect the diverse community we work in. We particularly welcome applications from young people.