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Outreach Worker

This role is responsible for adding extra capacity to the Emmaus Outreach service.  Ensuring that the rough sleeper outreach service is supporting those sleeping rough during quickly, targeting new and entrenched rough sleepers and focusing on proactive signposting, assisting direct access accommodation options, health interventions, and liaising with agencies to support rough sleepers welfare needs. Working alongside the vital homelessness network across Hull and East Riding this role will be pivotal in linking the most marginalised rough sleepers into short term/ more sustainable accommodation. This role involves including Emmaus companions and volunteers to become effective outreach team members, ensuring collectively that Hull and East riding is well covered, teams are visible and proactive in all activities. All Emmaus staff support companions and volunteers included within the service in terms of enhancing development and learning.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience of engaging vulnerable people experiencing complex multiple needs
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary agency working, including enforcement agencies
  • Driving license
  • Experience of encouraging marginalised people to access support
  • Experienced in delivering funded projects and reporting on outputs and outcomes
  • Must have previous Outreach experience.

Key skills required

  • Motivational and inspiring
  • Visible and accessible
  • Demonstrates active listening to ideas and issues raised by others and consistently responds to these
  • Able to lead and engage people to have a vision and to achieve goals
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity and fairness in all conduct
  • Recognises and values achievements and the contributions of others
  • Make prompt clear decisions based on consideration of risks
  • Commitment to Emmaus’s values underpins all actions and decisions

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To apply please send your completed Emmaus application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and declaration of criminal records form and return to


Community Administration /Finance Assistant

Overall Purpose of the Job

To provide administration and finance support to the Emmaus community and team, to enable the community to operate effectively


  • To carry out general administration to support the management of the community
  • To deal with phone calls to support the community
  • Housing Benefit Claims and managing schedules
  • To manage the stock and ordering of supplies for the community residential
  • To carry out inspections of the community premises to ensure compliance to health and safety, food safety, and other legislation
  • To manage the compliance calendar and repairs schedule
  • To produce community performance reports
  • Run appeals for the community
  • Weekly team meeting minutes
  • Support with the policy review calendars
  • Data returns to funders and commissioning bodies
  • Support with internal communications within the community


  • To support the finance lead in the preparation of weekly allowances, holiday, leisure, savings, leaving allowances, and housing benefit records
  • To enter financial data onto monitoring spreadsheets to enable progress to budget to be monitored
  • To enter financial data on CL
  • To enter donor and sponsor details relating to the community of CL
  • To deal with phone calls to support the community operation
  • To manage the stock and ordering of supplies for the community house


  • To ensure activities meet with and integrate with organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, policies and general duty of care and professional boundaries
  • To understand and work in accordance with the principles of Emmaus International and uphold its values and ethos.

Community Administrator Assistant Person Specification

  • Excellent demonstrable skills – general computer literacy- windows, excel, MS Office
  • Good numerical and finance skills
  • Experience of working as an administrator
  • Desirable to have experience of computer based accounting systems
  • Desirable to have GCSE maths and English
  • Organised and effective time manager
  • Desirable to have experience of working with vulnerable adults
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in maintaining professional boundaries

Personal Characteristics

  • Recognises, responds and adapts appropriately to change easily
  • Flexible and adaptable to the needs of the community and business
  • Has an understanding of and belief in equality
  • Effective communication skills – including written, verbal, listening skills
  • Enthusiastic with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Has the ability to interpret complex situations/problems and identify solutions which meet individuals and organisational needs
  • Has an understanding and empathy in the work of Emmaus, and ability to uphold Emmaus’s values
  • Strong emotional resilience and able to identify when external support is needed for self and others

To Apply

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To apply please send your completed Emmaus application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and declaration of criminal records form with a supporting statement on no more than one side of A4, and return to



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