CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Emmaus Gloucestershire SALARY: £20,592,33 TYPE: Full time, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Are you looking for a varied and challenging opportunity where you will develop and maintain a new People’s Shed project in Gloucester and recruit and support our volunteer workforce throughout Gloucestershire?

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 line management, recruitment or training experience is essential.
  • Previous experience of managing a People’s Shed, or similar, is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of working within the charity or voluntary sector is desirable but not essential.
  • An effective team player with the ability to lead, enable and empower others. Belief in the potential of individuals and an understanding of the importance of community to help them achieve their potential.
  • Commitment to the Emmaus values, model, solidarity and to environmental sustainability and re-use.

What we offer

12 month fixed term contract, salary £20,592, 33 days holiday (incl bank holidays), group stakeholder pension scheme and mandatory and optional training.

Own vehicle essential, as will be required to travel to our premises in Gloucester, Nailsworth and Stroud to conduct duties (mileage expenses).

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 Jo Hyndman, Community Administrator.

Contract length: 12 months