Community Support Manager - Emmaus Gloucestershire

Published date: Thursday 6 June 2019
Closing date: 23 June 2019
Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire
Salary: £38,764

Emmaus Gloucestershire is looking for an experienced Community Support Manager to oversee its community, which is home to 34 people who have experienced homelessness.

Up to £38,764 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications / 40 hours per week (5 days out of 7)

Emmaus Gloucestershire supports people who have experienced homelessness. Our companions (residents), who are all formerly homeless, now live and work in our community which operates a social enterprise and shops in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, and Nailsworth.

Main responsibilities of this role:

  • Maintaining the community ethos and extended family style of the community
  • Creating opportunities for companions to develop skills
  • Developing and implementing policies in line with the needs of the companions and the ethos of the organisation
  • Business development to ensure a strong future for the group
  • Prioritise and complete administration for referrals
  • Facilities management in line with requirements and legislation
  • Being a point of contact for benefits and welfare and reform information
  • Monitoring data and reporting information to trustees
  • Maintain and develop internal and external relationships

You need to be:

  • A capable supervisor with experience of working and effectively communicating within multi-disciplinary groups
  • Experienced and understanding of the factors of social exclusion and issues affecting homeless people
  • Flexible and resilient
  • Accustomed to working within a Senior team and delivering reports and results to trustees
  • Educated in a related field, such as - counselling, safeguarding, mental health, substance misuse, management and/or leadership
  • Confident in your ability to work with and safeguard vulnerable people
  • A driver who is capable of travelling nationally

You will receive:

  • A very generous salary
  • The opportunity to advance within the role and organisation
  • Support and assistance to develop and grow
  • A very rewarding career, where you can see the positive impact of your work

To apply, please call Lizzie Murrie 07377 727 923 or email CVs to