Building Safety Officer

Location: Bethnal Green

Salary: £15,450.00 per annum

Hours: 20 Hours per week

 

Providence Row Housing Association is looking to recruit a Building Safety Officer. This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to utilize and build upon their extensive skills, whilst having the passion to make a difference to our resident’s lives. Part of a small team, your responsibilities are central to coordinating all servicing functions within the association.

Experience of providing strong customer service, using systems and the ability to develop and manage property services administration systems are important requirements of the role.

 

Duties include: –

This role is responsible for monitoring, coordinating and reporting on all elements of building safety compliance within the association.

Key duties include:

  • keeping PRHA’s Safety Bank Database up to date with live Servicing compliance reports
  • Tracking servicing contracts, raising any remedial works and ensuring orders are raised in line with deadline compliance dates.
  • Liaison with residents and services in booking servicing visits
  • Logging all FRA’s (Fire Risk Assessments), raising works orders and tracking completion.
  • Covering duties of Senior Property Services Administrators as required.
  • Producing Reports on servicing compliance, working with AD Resident Services on KPI reports.

This post will report directly to our Maintenance Manager. We are interested in applicants who have relevant experience of managing and delivery property maintenance functions, preferably within social housing sectors and who have a keen interest in supporting residents who live in both supported and general needs accommodation.

 

How to apply

Would you be interested in this opportunity? Please send your Supporting Statement outlining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description to HR at tdiallo@prha.net by the closing date on the 4th November 2022.


Arts Stall Project Co-ordinator 

£15.38ph (equivalent to £32,000 pro rata)

Flexible hours per week (e.g. 2-8 hours per week)

168 hours to be delivered by this role for the project

Based in Tower Hamlets

 

Do you want to support people who have been homeless develop their enterprise skills to run a market stall selling items which they have made?

 

Bring your enthusiasm and help make a real difference to the lives of rough sleepers and hostel residents.

 

About the role

You will develop PRHA residents’ enterprise skills with the aim after four months they will have the confidence and capabilities to make items to sell on a market stall.

 

The role will involve you using your abilities to

  • initiate and sustain resident engagement
  • develop a programme of activities that increase residents’ confidence and skills
  • ensure buy-in from hostel staff and managers so they can support you in your work
  • liaise with external artistic and employment support agencies to help in the delivery of the programme.

 

Who we are looking for

You will have the ability to engage residents, have the ability to facilitate sessions and also engage external organisations to help in the delivery of the project.

 

As this project is setting up for the first-time, ability to project plan and use your initiative are vital, along with having an artistic or creative passion which will enable you to deliver creative themed workshops.

 

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter (no more than two pages) saying why to think you would be suitable for the role to Tanou Diallo at tdiallo@prha.net .

 

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Stewart McPhillips at smcphillips@prha.net to discuss.

 

Closing Date

Monday 24th October 2022 9am


Support Worker

Location: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Salary: £23,905.79 per annum after successful probation
Hours: 40 hours per week including weekends.
Contract: Permanent 2 Posts

PRHA is a great place to work – Our award winning teams work together to improve the lives of our residents and make a real contribution to ending homelessness.
As an IIP Gold standard employer we value our staff and commit to develop their skills and support them in their important work.
Bring your enthusiasm and your desire to make a difference to the lives of homeless people.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker within one of our homelessness services. Daniel Gilbert House is mixed gender hostel located in the busy, multicultural borough of Tower Hamlets. We work alongside some of the most vulnerable and complex individuals in our community. The day to day work involves supporting our residents to live safer, independent and fulfilling lives and creating a positive and inspiring environment in which they can achieve their goals. We work with multiple agencies and partners in the borough to ensure our clients’ needs are met, these include drug and alcohol services, housing teams and NHS teams.

PRHA hostels guarantee a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic environment where no two days are ever the same. We are seeking motivated and energetic individuals to join our teams and help our residents to change their lives for the better.

Who we’re looking for
We are looking for self-starters with a passion for sparking change in people’s lives. You will have the necessary skillset to empower people and support residents to achieve their goals.
To be successful in the role you must be able to:
• provide dynamic person-centered support to residents
• support residents to realise their goals
• work with stakeholders to ensure residents receive integrated healthcare and community services
• ensure at all times the environment is safe and welcoming for all
• work together in a team to deliver a psychologically informed environment

What we offer

We offer our staff a generous benefits package, which includes:
• Pension Scheme – We offer a group stakeholder pension scheme with 2% employer’s contribution, employee contribution is 5%
• Holidays – Employees receive up to 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising with long service
• Medical – we provide a “Cash Back” Scheme for a range of services such as dental, physio, chiropody, health& wellbeing
• Training Programmes – We provide comprehensive training to our employees to enable them to grow in their career and achieve their professional aspirations.
• Season Ticket Loans – We offer interest-free season ticket loans after successful probation
• Life Assurance – Upon death whilst in service, a Death in Service payment may be made according to the scheme rules. The payment covers 3 times of the employee’s annual salary.
How to apply
Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification which can be found on our website. To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for PRHA and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Please send your CV and Supporting Statement to tdiallo@prha.net . Furthermore, applications with no attached personal statement explaining how you meet the job description will not be considered.

It is required for this post that the successful candidates will have to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Closing date: 15th September 2022 @ 12 noon.

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Peer Mentor Co-ordinator (Expert by Experience)

Location: London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Salary: £4,781.15 per annum

Hours: 1 day a week – 8 hours

Contract: Permanent Post

 

PRHA is a great place to work – Our award winning teams work together to improve the lives of our residents and make a real contribution to ending homelessness.

As an IIP Gold standard employer we value our staff and commit to develop their skills and support them in their important work.

PRHA defines Peer Mentors as positive role models who can use their own experience of use of services (i.e. treatment, recovery, mental health and accommodation services) to inspire, motivate and support individuals to be empowered to reach their full potential.

 

The Peer Mentor Co-ordinator will be responsible for motivating, recruiting, training and developing residents to become peer mentors.  In PRHA homelessness services this programme will be delivered supporting the organisation’s momentum programme.

 

Who we’re looking for

Ideally we are looking for someone with the following:

 

  • Personal experience of homelessness, rough sleeping, mental ill health or substance misuse.

 

  • Understanding of the causes of homelessness and the pathways out of homelessness.

 

  • The ability to work with people who may display challenging behaviour or be willing to be trained in this area.

 

 

 

What we offer

 

We offer our staff a generous benefits package, which includes:

  • Pension Scheme – We offer a group stakeholder pension scheme with 3% employer’s contribution, employee contribution is 5%
  • Holidays – Employees receive up to 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising with long service
  • Medical – we provide a “Cash Back” Scheme for a range of services such as dental, physio, chiropody, health& wellbeing
  • Training Programmes – We provide comprehensive training to our employees to enable them to grow in their career and achieve their professional aspirations.
  • Season Ticket Loans – We offer interest-free season ticket loans after successful probation
  • Life Assurance – Upon death whilst in service, a Death in Service payment may be made according to the scheme rules. The payment covers 3 times of the employee’s annual salary.

How to apply

Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification which can be found on our websiteTo apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement to tdiallo@prha.net outlining your interest in working for PRHA and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification which you can read here 

Please send your CV and Supporting Statement by clicking the Apply Now button. Furthermore, applications with no attached personal statement explaining how you meet the job description will not be considered.

The job description is provided upon request.

Closing Date: 30th September 2022

Interview Date: TBC

It is required for this post that the successful candidates will have to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

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LOCUM STAFF

PRHA are currently recruiting Locum staff to work as and when required, no guaranteed hours including evenings, nights & weekends.

Details of job roles and hourly rates (London Living Wage) are as follows:

Night Support Worker £11.49 per hour
Cleaning Operative £11.05 per hour
Assistant Project Officer £11.05 per hour
Project Officer £11.49 per hour
Support Worker £11.49 per hour

Various locations within London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

As relief locum staff you will need to be flexible and be able to cover shifts at short notice, and be able to travel to different locations as and when necessary.

Night Support Worker/Support Workers/Project Officers/Assistant Project Officers

You will be expected to motivate & empower residents and have proven experience of support planning, risk & needs assessment & key working. In addition, you will be able to organise your own workload, take clear and considered decisions and communicate effectively with colleagues, residents & external stakeholders.

You will help residents to access community – based services & facilities & to develop life skills so that they can move towards recovery and independent living.  A positive, patient and caring attitude along with sound communication skills both verbal and written are essential.

Cleaning operatives

You will require some experience of general cleaning activities, and be able to respond to challenging behaviour calmly and safely. A positive, patient and caring attitude along with sound communication skills are essential.

If you wish to apply for any of the above locum roles, please send your CV and a covering letter in the first instance to recruitment@prha.net 

We look forward to receiving your CV and a covering letter

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