Recovery Worker (High Support)

Job Reference: RCW-2018
Salary: £22,220 per annum
Location: Islington
Hours: Full-time
Contract: Fixed Term (6 Months)
DBS Check: Yes

We’re looking for a Recovery Worker to join our team to work with tenants recovering from mental health crisis. You will support people in sustaining their tenancies and better manage their mental health. You’ll deliver high quality and effective support services, which promote the independence, well-being and inclusion of service users.

The successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • Work shifts, participate in an on-call rota, cover at other services within the mental health team (when required), carry out other duties  (where appropriate), promote at all levels, the service vision, values, and strategic objectives, and handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.

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: Monday 29th January 2018 by 12pm.
Interviews will be held on 5th February 2018 and the second interview stage will consequently take place on 6th February 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.