Community Employment Specialist (Fixed Term)

Job Reference: CES-2017
Salary: £28,770 per annum
Location: Hackney
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
Contract: 1 Year, Fixed-Term
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26 days

Are you passionate about the power of peer support in helping people turn their lives around?

Do you want to pioneer new forms of peer support to change employment outcomes for people with long terms conditions or disability? Inspired by the Government’ Work, Health and Disability green paper, PBHA is seeking someone with expert knowledge and lived experience to deliver a pilot programme in Hackney in partnership with the DWP.

Contract is for an initial one year period, with potential for extension up to 4 years.

If you would like to play a key role in our Adult Learning and Employability department, please get in touch.

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

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th April, 2017 by 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 18th April 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.