Office Manager

Job Reference: OM-2018
Salary:£28,438-31,142 per annum
Location: Hackney
Hours: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26 days

PBHA is a housing charity 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.

We are now looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Office Manager to ensure the smooth running of our head office in Hackney and our local hubs and enterprises.

You will report to the Director of Finance & IT but will work closely with other senior managers as you run our HR function, manage customer services and reception, and organise the office infrastructure including phones and IT equipment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of running an HR function and managing an outsourced payroll;
  • Have experience of managing office administrative functions and working closely with other teams to ensure efficient and effective working;
  • Have experience of running a friendly and customer focussed front office and reception.

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th May 2018 by 9am.
Interviews will be held on 15th May 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