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

 

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: 1st August 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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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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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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