As a registered charity, Bedford Concern for the Homeless and Rootless (BeCHaR) has been running The Prebend Day Centre since 1993. We take a holistic approach to helping individuals take the next step towards reintegration into the local community. We achieve this through our drop-in centre and support team, which is available to vulnerable men and women (individuals in crisis) aged 16 and over.

The Prebend Day Centre is open 365 days a year
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 12:00 noon
Free porridge and cereal: 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Free light lunch: 11:00 am – 11:30 am
A Menu with payable options available throughout.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30am – 12:00 noon
Free light lunch: 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Bank/ Public Holidays: 8:30am – 12:00 noon
Free light lunch: 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Prebend Day Centre (BeCHaR) is a Day Centre for the Homeless and has been established in Bedford for over 20 years delivering an extensive range of services, primarily offering help with housing issues.
This is a work environment which can be challenging but rewarding . You will need to have a strong commitment to enabling client success.

Role: Weekend Day Centre Worker (two positions)
Location Prebend Day Centre
Hours 10 Hours per week (2×5 hour shifts)
Salary £14430.00 pro rata
6 month fixed term contract

Summary of role: To facilitate the smooth running of the day centre. To maintain the safety of our service users and the security of the day centre.

Key duties include:
• Reception duties
• Establishing working relationships with service users
• Ensuring the security of the day centre
• Supervising weekend volunteers
• Supervising activities in the kitchen
• Cleaning once the centre is closed to clients

Role Cleaner
Location Prebend Day Centre
Hours 2 hours a day Mon to Friday (hours by agreement)
Salary £14430.00 pro rata

Key duties include:

• Cleaning the communal areas, toilets and showers
• Following Health and Safety guidelines

DBS clearance will be required for all of the above roles.
Application forms are available from admin@prebendcentre.org.uk please state which role you are applying for.
Closing date for applications is 16th May 2017.

BeCHaR and Smart CJS are in the final process of merging and upon merger completion will be know as SMART CJS

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