Assistant Recovery Coach (Parmenent) x 2

Job Reference: ARC-2017
Salary: £19,012 per annum
Location: Hackney x 1 , Islington x 1
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
Contract: Permanent
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26, rising to 30 days

“Can you inspire hope and recovery? Are you experienced in providing housing related support? Are you committed to mutual support, participation and personal development? Can you help people find positive meaning in difficult experiences?”

If you are bright, flexible and enthusiastic and want to work in partnership to develop new ways of resolving entrenched issues, we want to hear from you. We particularly welcome applications from men, who are currently under represented in our service.

PBHA is a housing association with charitable aims that creates positive change in people’s lives. As well as homes and support, we empower people to learn, access work and discover their creative talents. 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. We are moving beyond traditional support worker roles and if you value being part of a transformation to a recovery coach model these roles are for you.

We are looking for:

2 x Assistant Recovery Coach (low support). Building transformative relationships with people with mental health, substance use and complex needs to enable them to move on to independent living through through weekly contact in service users homes.

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

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th March , 2017 by 12 noon.
Interviews will be held week commencing 13th March 2017.

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.