Food Service Assistant FSA

Location: London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Salary: £11,492.00

Hours: 20 hours per week including weekends (4 hours x 5 Days, am only) plus some PT weekend work 8 hours pro rata

Contract: Permanent Post working early shifts only

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 are looking for a creative & passionate FSA, 20 hours per week who can successfully manage kitchens in our hostels that support residents with a history of homelessness in Tower Hamlets. We also have some part-time positions.

 

You will oversee and provide the first meal of the day, breakfasts, that will enable our residents to get back on their feet. You will become part of our excellent catering team.

The post will be on a rota, and work across two projects.

We welcome applications that have a preference for working weekends

 

Who we’re looking for

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience and skills in the following areas:

 

  1. Experience of catering and cooking for large numbers within budget
  2. Previously managed, assisted or deputised own unit.
  3. Experience of training staff in basic kitchen skills.
  4. Knowledge of food preparation including methods, portions, stock rotation and ordering
  5. All-round experience in the preparation of high-quality meals for a large volume
  6. Ability to read and implement instructions, such as Health & Safety and Food Hygiene regulations.

 

 

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 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 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.

 

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

 

 

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Job Title: 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

 

About the role:

 

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.

 

Would you be interested in this opportunity? Please send your Supporting Statement outlining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description, (which you can read here HERE) to HR at tdiallo@prha.net by the closing date on 8th April 2022 at 15 pm. The interview date: TBC.

Furthermore, applications with no attached personal statement explaining how you meet the job description will not be considered.

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Specialist Cleaning Operative

Salary -£11.05PH (London Living Wage) – Locum/zero hours contract

Location – London Borough of Tower Hamlets & Hackney

Do want the opportunity to participate in the delivery of good quality services to PRHA service users?

As part of a team or as an individual we are looking for dedicated cleaning experts to clean communal areas and offices within designated PRHA properties to.

This zero hours contract will offer you flexibility to work when you are available and in turn you will receive London Living Wage, uniform, on the job coaching and the opportunity to make a positive impact on our resident’s lives.

 

What we offer

PRHA was awarded the Investors in People Gold standard for the second time in 2019.  This award reflects staff feedback on their development and training opportunities, how they ae valued by PRHA and the support provided to them in fulfilling their roles. We are in the top 3% of housing associations in achieving this award.

Our comprehensive, training and support package will enable you to grow in your career and achieve your professional aspirations.

How to apply

Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification. 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.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statement with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

 

Please return your CV and  supporting statement to tdiallo@prha.net

Closing Date

TBC

 

Interview date

As required

 

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

 

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Project Co-ordinator 

£32,000pa pro rata  

8 hours per week (£123 per week)

Fixed term contract till 31st March 2022

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.

 

What we do

PRHA is a specialist Housing Association and adult social care provider focussed on East London, mainly Tower Hamlets and the City, Hackney and Southwark. We help people who are homeless (or at risk of becoming homeless) to help themselves through a wide range of residential and non-residential services. As well as having suffered the crisis of homelessness, many of our residents have support needs relating to substance misuse, poor mental and physical health.

Our services include permanent and temporary housing, support to live independently, resettlement preparation and support, access to employment, training & education and money management advice.

Our support services are underpinned by a commitment to Psychologically Informed Environments and personalised support.

 

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.

 

Closing Date

31/03/2022

 

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

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Support Worker

Salary: £23,905.79 Per Annum

 40 hours per week including weekends.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker within two 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.

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

PRHA was awarded the Investors in People Gold standard for the second time in 2019. This award reflects staff feedback on their development and training opportunities, how they are valued by PRHA and the support provided to them in fulfilling their roles. We are in the top 3% of housing associations in achieving this award.

Our comprehensive, training and support package will enable you to grow in your career and achieve your professional aspirations.

How to apply

Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification which can be found HERETo 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 by email to recruitment@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.

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Support and Resettlement worker

Location: London Borough of Southwark
Salary: £23,905.79 Per Annum
Hours: 2 full-time posts 40hours per week including weekends
Contract: Permanent Posts

We are recruiting two highly motivated individuals, who are committed to creating a safe and psychologically informed environment, to improve the lives of homeless people.
PRHA hostels guarantee a fast paced, ever changing and ‘no two days are ever the same’ working environment. We are seeking individuals, to join our teams to take on this challenge.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for self-starters, who are passionate and committed to empowering and supporting residents to achieve their goals, tailored to their individual needs.

To be successful in the role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong commitment to providing a high quality person-centered approach to residents with complex needs
  • To provide residents with positive experiences, whilst exercising choice and control, to sustain a fulfilling lifestyle
  • To be able to work alongside, key stakeholders to ensure residents are receiving the necessary support, in their personal journey
  • Ensure at all times the environment is safe and welcoming for all.
  • Is a team player, possesses a reliable and flexible approach and is willing to embrace all aspects of the role.

What we offer
PRHA was awarded the Investors in People Gold standard for the second time in 2019. This award reflects staff feedback on their development and training opportunities, how they ae valued by PRHA and the support provided to them in fulfilling their roles. We are in the top 3% of housing associations in achieving this award.
Our comprehensive, training and support package will enable you to grow in your career and achieve your professional aspirations.

How to apply

Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification here. 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 Tanou Diallo at tdiallo@prha.net by the closing date.
We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Closing Date
10/04/2022
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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