CLOSING DATE: 1 November 2021 LOCATION: Emmaus Gloucestershire SALARY: £22,454 TYPE: Full time

Are you an experienced Support Coordinator who is looking for a varied and challenging role where you will support, develop and empower the companions in preparation for independent living and employment?

Who are we?

Emmaus Gloucestershire supports people to work their way out of homelessness. As a not-for-profit charity the revenue that we generate through our charity shops provides up to 26 companions with meaningful work in our social enterprise, training, support and a stable home for as long as they need it. It enables them to restore feelings of self-worth and that actions make a real difference to their own lives, and the lives of others.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience as a Support Coordinator for vulnerable adults
  • Understanding of homelessness, housing and social exclusion
  • Understanding of drug, alcohol and mental health issues
  • A belief in the potential of each individual and an understanding of the importance of community in helping an individual to achieve their potential
  • Self-motivated effective team player, with the ability to lead, work and share
  • Empathy and understanding in a wide range of needs and experiences
  • Empowering approach and an ability to engage others in support
  • Confidence to take on and resolve difficult issues
  • Driving Licence essential. Position based in Gloucester but covers all

Emmaus Gloucestershire retail and accommodation premises, across Gloucestershire

What we offer

Salary £22,454, 33 days holiday (incl bank holidays), group stakeholder pension scheme and mandatory and optional training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. Any offer of employment is conditional upon Emmaus Gloucestershire obtaining a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

To apply

For an application form and job description please email [email protected]

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 31st October 2021

Interviews: W/C 1st November 2021