Vacancies

Thank you for visiting this page and for being interested and open to applying to work for us. We love finding people whose passion overlaps with our vision and mission and we would love to see your strengths and gifts used for this purpose.

Please view our three vacancies below:

Maintenance Administrator

Details

Hours:                        20 hours per week

Location:                   Peterborough, Cambridge or Norwich

Closing date:             31st December 2019

Salary:                        £ 11,398.40 per annum

Interview date:          13th January 2019       Interview Location: Peterborough Office

About the role

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Leading in the day to day process of registering work that is needed to keep a sizeable portfolio of houses in good condition
  • Working closely with our area teams to make sure that property standards are consistently high.
  • Monitoring the progress of maintenance spending against annual budgets.
  • Disseminating good practice amongst the Hope into Action network.
  • Preparing property management reports for the Operations Director.

About you

For this role, we are looking for someone who has experience of maintaining properties, ideally with hands-on experience, but even more importantly, able to plan and manage the flow of maintenance work and smaller works contracts. You will have administration experience, be good at systems and filing especially on-line; a good people person and team player.

The ability to work in a flexible team and learn new skills is important, as is a willingness to contribute to general office administration and team staff support. Someone who has a passion for the organisation’s vision.

Your location can be flexible – anywhere between Cambridge, Norwich and Peterborough. However, you will be working one day a week from our Peterborough central office.

About us

Hope into Action opened their first house in Peterborough in 2010 and now have 74 homes in over 22 towns and cities. Each house is opened in partnership with a church who provide support. Each house is home to two to four tenants. Every house needs to be properly maintained and we seek to maintain a high standard in them through a system of regular reporting and prompt action.

Working at Hope into Action can be incredibly rewarding. We offer the opportunity to work in a supportive and flexible environment.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Noel Garner on 07494 485908

To apply

Please click here to download the Application Form

Please click here to download the Job Description

Please email your completed application form to: [email protected]

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Church & Tenant Empowerment Worker : Norwich

Contract                     Maternity cover. Fixed term until return.

Hours:                        18-27 hours per week (negotiable).

Location:                    Norwich.

Closing date:             Tuesday 31st Dec 2019

Salary:                        £22-23,000 per annum (pro rata)

Interview date:          Thursday 9th January 2020 in  Norwich

 

About the role

We are looking for someone to cover maternity leave on a fixed term contract starting in February 2020 and ending when the member of staff returns from maternity leave. There is the possibility that this might become a permanent position.

As an Empowerment Worker you will be supporting our tenants who have been homeless. Tenants may either be singles or families with support needs and you would empower them towards a fulfilled life. You will also be working with our partner churches – each house is partnered with a local church – to train, equip, encourage for their role in mentoring, befriending and giving practical support to tenants.

About you

For this role, we are looking for someone with a passion for the homeless and our values, who is able to work with church leaders and church members. You will need to be able to work with tenants with support needs, including poor mental health, past offending, and drug and alcohol dependency issues. We value good listening skills. The ability to work in a flexible team and learn new skills is important as we foster working within a strong supportive team.

About us.

Hope into Action opened their first house in Peterborough in 2010 and now have over 70 houses in 25 locations across the UK. Each house is a home to two to four tenants. We get referrals from many agencies including the council, probation, rehabs and specialist agencies.

Working at Hope into Action can be incredibly rewarding. We offer the opportunity to work in a supportive and flexible environment.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tony Gray via 01603 927271.

To apply

Please click here to download the application form.

Please click here to download the Job Description

Please email your completed application form to: [email protected] 

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Volunteer Role

Clerk to the Trustees & Exec

Details

Hours:                        As required

Location:                   Mainly Hope Centre, North Street, Peterborough PE1 2RA

Closing date:             Monday 16th December 2019

To start:                     To be discussed at interview

 

About the role

As the Clerk to the Hope into Action UK Board of Trustees, you’d perform the duties of a secretary and manage the business of the Board and sub-committees. You'll be required to attend approx. 4 Board meetings and 8 sub-committee meetings a year. You should be available for Skype/WhatsApp/phone calls in between meetings or to come into the office. You'd be responsible for:

  • Organising the timely circulation of the agendas and supporting papers to meeting members and distribution of hard copies as required
  • Provide refreshments for the meetings
  • Attend the meetings, taking minutes of them and a note of actions required.
  • Co-ordinate effective liaison between the Trustees and Exec in relation to the meetings
  • Organising Trustee Retreats

For this role, we are looking for someone with administration experiences, good at systems and filing especially on-line. A good people person and team player, able to work independently.

The ability to be flexible and have a passion for the organisation’s vision. You should be willing to learn new skills and keep confidentiality and absolute discretion at all times.

About us

Hope into Action opened their first house in Peterborough in 2010 and now have over 70 homes in the UK. Each house is a home to two to four tenants. We get referrals from many agencies including the council, probation, rehabs and specialist agencies. Working with Hope into Action can be incredibly rewarding. We offer the opportunity to be part of a supportive and flexible environment

To apply

Please click here to download the volunteer application form.

Please click here to download the role outline.

Please send your completed application form to: [email protected]

 

Due to the sensitive nature of this role it will be subject to a DBS check.