Hull: Progression Worker vacancy with Emmaus Hull

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31st May 2018

Hull: Progression Worker vacancy with Emmaus Hull

Deadline 22nd June
Location: 33 Lockwood Street – The Orchard
Hours: 37.5 hrs a week, flexible working – will include some weekend working

The main duties include:

  • Supporting a companion’s Emmaus journey from entry through to independence.
  • Assessing the 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.
  • Supporting people who have started working outside the Community.
  • 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 (services, decoration, removal, paying rent, deposits etc.
  • Staying in touch with, recording and keeping track of what happens to Companions once they leave.

Emmaus will be hosting a visit / Q&A session for those wanting to look round this scheme prior to submitting an application on Monday the 11th June 2018 1:30pm

For an application pack and to book the visit please contact Kelly Thompson kelly@emmaushull.org.uk  or 01482 223722