Recovery Assistant

Reference: RA-2017
Salary: £19,731 per annum with pay review pending
Location: Hackney and Islington, London
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full Time) Saturday working every three weeks with day off given in lieu
Contract type: Permanent
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26, rising to 30 days

We are looking for a dedicated individual to work within our Housing team, assisting with people recovering from mental health crisis. Supporting people to sustain their tenancies and better manage their mental health.

Key areas of this role includes; supporting service users in aspects such as domestic and financial management, move on and personal development initiatives, home health and safety systems and providing support in accessing useful local community services and facilitating in finding work and educational opportunities. The successful candidate will also engage in group work and one to one sessions with the services users and maintain clear, accurate individual records, which are accessible to Service Users within the agreed policy.

Based at our modern hub on Kingsland Road, you will work across Hackney and Islington, two of London’s most vibrant and rapidly changing boroughs. working at a small but ambitious association, you will get the opportunity to develop your career as well as engage with many of the key issues affecting housing in London.

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

Closing date for applications: Monday 21st August 2017 by 12 noon.
Interviews will be held week commencing 11th September 2017.

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.