Thursday 15 March 2018

Emmaus Cambridge on the lookout for two Companion Development Workers

Emmaus companions Seamus and Kiel

Emmaus Cambridge are on the lookout for two Companion Development Workers to work alongside companions, staff, and volunteers at its community and social enterprise in Landbeach, Cambridge.

Emmaus Cambridge is a charity and social enterprise that provides a home for up to 34 (soon to be 44) companions who are rebuilding their lives, dignity and self-esteem through meaningful work in the on-site second hand store that sells upcycled furniture, bric-a-brac and household goods.

The available roles are an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative and collaborative team, with the chance to work in a way that inspires, motivates and empowers people to achieve the very best they can. 

If you are looking for a challenge in a busy environment, and have an open mind, sense of humour and the ability to juggle jellyfish then Emmaus Cambridge could be the place for you. 

Please take time to carefully read the job description and person specification. If this role sounds interesting and you believe you have what it takes to deliver, we look forward to hearing from you. 

To apply please provide a completed Emmaus application form and covering statement setting out your reasons for applying and how your skills, knowledge, and experience meet those set out in the job description and person specification.  Please evidence this with relevant examples of achievements and past experience. Only candidates that have completed an Emmaus application form will be considered.

Please note, the role will involve contact with vulnerable people and will, therefore, be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. Also, please ensure that you complete and return the declaration of criminal records, health record, and the equal opportunities form with your application.  Your completed application should be returned to by email to 

For an initial conversation, please contact Diane Docherty on 01223 863657 ext. 232 or e-mail To apply for the role please complete all 4 documents within the Application Pack and return to the above email or via post to Emmaus Cambridge, Green End, Landbeach CB25 9FD.

Application Pack:

Companion Development Worker Job Description

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Employee Application Form

Emmaus Criminal Record Declaration Form