Does the thought of working for a Christian charity appeal to you?

Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of highly vulnerable and disadvantaged people?

Urban Outreach is run by a dedicated team of talented staff aided by an army of wonderful volunteers.

Those who work with us:

– meet people from all walks of life
– make a positive difference to people’s lives – helping to address poverty and disadvantage
– work together in small teams with like-minded people
– use their skills and experience to bring change in difficult situations

Do you have:

– compassion and a commitment to helping people make changes?
– patience and organisational skills?
– a good track record of managing or dealing with change?
– an ability to find creative solutions?

Any job vacancy we may currently have will be posted here.

Current Vacancies

We are in the process of interviewing for our Children & Families Team and Adult Support Team, so we are not currently taking any new expressions of interest for these.

We are looking for a compassionate, highly motivated and skilled individual to join our Team. We have a vacancy within our Food Team. We are looking for a project worker to take a lead in organising our seasonal food projects including our summer lunches programme and our Christmas Hamper project.

You can learn more about Urban Outreach and all we do from our website. Successful candidates for these positions will be passionate about developing our work in providing life-transformational support to those afflicted by poverty, poor lifestyles, disadvantage and distress in our town, as a practical expression of the Christian faith we share.

Ideally, this position is full time (35hrs per week), however part-time may be considered.  Following the probationary period, the full-time salary for this position is £20,190 pa.

If you wish to express interest in this job role, you should first get in touch with us by phone. You should ring 01204 385848 during office hours and ask to speak with Laura Bagley.

At this initial stage we would be interested to learn why the job appeals to you, and what relevant skills and experience you have. We would also like to learn more about you, your interests and any relevant voluntary activities you are engaged in.

Sorry, but we are unable to consider expressions of interest sent by letter, email or via social media. The closing date and time for our initial discussions with prospective candidates is 12.00 noon on Friday 8th July 2022.

Our Recruitment and Selection Process

In the first instance we will carefully consider all the expressions of interest we receive. We will invite for a first stage informal discussion, those that we consider may be suitable for one or more of the job roles.  This will provide prospective candidates with an opportunity to meet staff and learn more about the job.

Following this we will decide who to invite back for a second stage interview. This will be more formal and structured with set questions which we will be looking for candidates to respond to. We will ask shortlisted candidates to fill in an application form at this stage.

After the second stage interviews have been completed, we will make appointment decisions. Feedback will be provided to all who have been formally interviewed.

Current Vacancies

We believe a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. So, along with over 7,000 UK employers we have pledged to never pay anyone who works for us less than the ‘real living wage’ as determined by the Living Wage Foundation. You can learn more about this initiative here.

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