Relevant Paid Person Representative

Relevant Person’s Paid Representative Home Based – working mainly with clients in London Boroughs of Hillingdon and Islington, but will involve travel across London Role no: 22 Contract Type: Permanent 1 x Full-time – 37 hours, 5 days per week Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Full-time equivalent salary £20,000 - £22,438.00 per annum, plus London weighting £3,182.00 per annum, + BenefitsRead more

Karen's story - HertsHelp

Karen is the main carer for her son who has undiagnosed Asperger’s. Karen is unable to work due to her son’s condition and needs. She has no recourse to public funds, no money coming into the household and therefore struggles with daily financial needs such as rent, childcare, food and bills.Read more

Independent Mental Health Advocate

Independent Mental Health Advocate Office Based – Basildon, Essex Contract Type: Permanent Role no.28 1 x Part-time: 15 hours, 3 days per week, working Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Hours to be agreed. Salary: £9,122 - £10,388.00 (Full time equivalent £22,500 - £25,623) depending on experience) + BenefitsRead more

Terrance's story - HertsHelp

Terrance has autism, cerebral palsy, dyspraxia and mobilises with a walking stick. Terrance lives alone, has a poor diet and his brother was worried he was socially isolated as he was quite reclusive, relying upon his family for social stimulation and his social life.Read more


If you would like to raise money for POhWER, there are a number of ways that you can do this.Read more


Volunteering for POhWER is an opportunity to support people who, due to disability or being disadvantaged, find it difficult to get information, speak up and get their voice heard.Read more

Martin's story - HertsHelp

Martin is suffering with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He contacted HertsHelp as needed help with a variety of issues, including his debt through rent arrears and paperwork. Read about how the HertsHelp adviser supported Martin.Read more

Promises when you contact us

This is what POhWER promises to our clients when we are contactedRead more

POhWER’s Complaint Handling Promises

Sometimes things don’t go quite right and if this happens with your support from POhWER, we are very sorry and we want to put it right as quickly as we can.Read more

Gender Pay Gap information POhWER

The following information has been calculated and verified as an accurate representation of the Gender Pay Gap Reporting that is required for 2018. Mark Lister CE POhWER 29-3-18Read more

Welcome to POhWER

Find out about what POhWER as a charity to support vulnerable people to get their voices heard.Read more

Community Advocacy Service

This story is on the 4th Essex newsletter. It is highlighting the support POhWER has given to a eighteen year old student dealing with challenges that her family are coping with.Read more