Community Employment Specialist

Reference: CES-2017
Salary: £28,770 per annum
Location: Hackney and Islington, London
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
Contract type: Contract
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26, rising to 30 days

The aim of this post is to play a key role in the successful delivery of a new Department of Work and Pensions ( DWP) Journey to Employment (J2E) contract. Inspired by the government’s green paper Improving Lives: the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper our project seeks to use the lived experience and expert knowledge of the CES to change employment outcomes for local people with a disability or long term health condition.

Please note: to apply for this role the attached application must be completed and emailed to

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th June, 2017 by 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on week commencing 26th June 2017.

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Full list of Employee benefits

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.