New job at Emmaus Hull & ER: Progression Worker

Progression Worker

Reports to: Community Manager
Location: 33 Lockwood Street – The Orchard
Hours: 37.5 hrs a week
Shift Pattern 14:00-22:00 Tuesday-Saturday
Starting Salary £18,795

The main duties include:

  • Supporting a companions Emmaus journey from entry through to independence.
  • Assessing Companion’s independence skills (e.g. budgeting, banking, cooking, shopping, ability to access support etc.) and arranging any training/help as needed.
  • Helping Companions to secure jobs by supporting them in looking for employment, writing CVs, making applications, being interviewed etc.
  • Cultivating and liaising with prospective employers.
  • Supporting learning and development.
  • Support safe practice and a vibrant community culture.
  • Liaising with the housing department about housing, housing benefit and other matters.
  • Liaising with probation and other support services as appropriate.
  • Building up a resource of benevolent landlords and letting agents.
  • Where appropriate, helping to facilitate family reconciliation.
  • Making a relationship with Companions before they leave that can be sustained during the leaving process and after it.
  • Helping with the practicalities of the actual move on process. (services, decoration, removal, paying rent, deposits etc.)
  • Staying in touch with, recording and keeping track of what happens to Companions once they leave.
  • Maintaining accurate records.
  • Supporting daily running of the community including operation of the kitchen, health and safety, fire safety, general maintenance and internal standards.
  • Flexibility in working hours that suits the business needs.

Download the job profile, application formEqual Opportuites Monitoring Form and Declaration of Criminal Records .

Please forward the forms to the address specified at the beginning of the application form.  Deadline 20th September.

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