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Emerge Advocacy began in the Royal Surrey Hospital in 2016 and equips Christian Youth Workers to support young people attending A&E because of self-harm, attempted suicide or emotional crisis.

CURRENT VACANCIES

For all roles, email joy@emergeadvocacy.com for full details or for an informal chat about what’s involved

Chief Operating Officer

25 per week | 30K pro rata

Closing date: (Midnight) 19th April 2021

Area: Surrey based with regional and national travel as needed

We’re looking for an inspiring, energetic and well organised leader to join our Exec Team as Chief Operating Officer (part time)

You’ll have a heart for young people, with experience in the youth work or mental health world. You’ll have excellent all-round communication and presentation skills and a manner which inspires confidence and collaboration.  You’ll be at home managing budgets as well as developing people and bringing the best out of teams towards a shared objective.  You’ll share our ethos and vision to make a difference to young people in crisis by showing love and compassion indiscriminately and always carrying a #VoiceOfHope.

Our team is motivated by our faith, whilst always empowering young people to set the agenda for conversations and discover more about who they are as individuals.

You’ll work closely with our Founder & Exec. Director and our Comms & Dev. Lead to:

  • Hold responsibility and oversight of the day to day running of Emerge’s projects, managing our Project Leads and helping our teams to grow and develop
  • Manage and administer our budgets and financial processes and producing reports for our board, funders and stakeholders
  • Facilitate growing engagement between Emerge projects and their local churches, training and equipping the teams in doing this effectively
  • Liaise with NHS Trusts and key stakeholders to develop and progress good working partnerships
  • Grow and develop through opportunities for training, personal coaching, team bonding and daily devotional times

This role is initially for 25 hours a week with the hope to expand it as our charity continues to grow

Project Lead & Senior Youth Worker: Emerge East Surrey Hospital

16 per week | £10.50 per hour

Closing date: (Midnight) 21st April 2021

Area: East Surrey Hospital and surrounding area for youth work and Guildford area for meetings

We’re delighted to be opening a project in East Surrey Hospital and are looking for a bright, energetic, confident Youth Worker to head up and develop this exciting new work as part of our wider, Surrey based team.

You’ll play a key part in leading this exciting new work as you:

  • Connect with local churches to build, train and develop a team of volunteers
  • Work closely with the hospital and with Emerge’s senior team to launch, deliver and report on the progress of the project
  • Do face to face youth work at hospital during the evenings and in the community through daytime follow up cuppas, walks, chats…

The successful candidate will have a heart for young people, with experience in youth work and / or mental health. They will need to be comfortable working in clinical and informal environments. Have excellent all-round communication skills. Have great connections with the local church community surrounding the hospital they’re responsible for.  Share our ethos and vision to make a difference to young people in crisis by showing love and compassion indiscriminately and always carrying a #VoiceOfHope.

Sessional Youth Worker: Emerge Royal Surrey Hospital

4 per week | £10.00 per hour

Closing date: (Midnight) 21st April 2021

Area: Royal Surrey Hospital for youth work and Guildford area for meetings

We’re looking for a bright, creative, energetic youth worker to join our growing team.

You’ll have a heart for young people, particularly those struggling with their mental or emotional wellbeing. You’ll be a natural at connecting with young people, and comfortable working in a clinical environment and interacting with professionals.

You’ll share our ethos and vision to make a difference to young people in crisis by showing love and compassion indiscriminately and always carrying a #VoiceOfHope.

Our team is motivated by our faith, whilst always empowering young people to set the agenda for conversations and discover more about who they are as individuals.

You’ll play a key part in our growing team as you:

  • Do youth work at hospital one evening a week to bring comfort, peace distraction and hope to young people in crisis
  • Grow and develop through our comprehensive training, as well as team bonding and devotional times

This role is initially for 4 hours a week with the hope to increase as the project develops, and could be combined with the other sessional role.

Sessional Youth Worker: Emerge Frimley Park Hospital

4 per week | £10.00 per hour

Closing date: (Midnight) 21st April 2021

Area: Frimley Park Hospital for youth work and Guildford area for meetings

We’re looking for a bright, creative, energetic youth worker to join our growing team.

You’ll have a heart for young people, particularly those struggling with their mental or emotional wellbeing. You’ll be a natural at connecting with young people, and comfortable working in a clinical environment and interacting with professionals.

You’ll share our ethos and vision to make a difference to young people in crisis by showing love and compassion indiscriminately and always carrying a #VoiceOfHope.

Our team is motivated by our faith, whilst always empowering young people to set the agenda for conversations and discover more about who they are as individuals.

You’ll play a key part in our growing team as you:

  • Do youth work at hospital one evening a week to bring comfort, peace distraction and hope to young people in crisis
  • Grow and develop through our comprehensive training, as well as team bonding and devotional times

This role is initially for 4 hours a week with the hope to increase as the project develops, and could be combined with the other sessional role.

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