Wild Goose Activity Worker

inHope Bristol
£25,000 Full Time Equivalent (paid pro rata)
Closing Date: 
Friday, 22 March, 2024 - 17:00
Contract Type: 
Part Time
19 hours a week
Details of Role: 

Relatable - Creative - Empathetic - Approachable - Clear Communicator - Adaptable - Organise. Do some of the words above describe you? Have you got the passion and motivation to use your creative,  communication and organisation skills to develop an activities programme for people looking to move away from homelessness?

The Wild Goose has an urgent need for an Activity Worker to join its staff team, delivering a programme of activities that support people to move away from homelessness.  The activities programme will help people develop skills, improve their employability, grow in their confidence and ultimately move away from homelessness.  The Activity Worker will be responsive to service-user needs, empathetic and able to organise and coordinate a range of providers.   

Further information about this role and the Job Description are available via our website: www.inhope.uk/get-involved/work-with-us.

To discuss this role, or find out more, please contact the Wild Goose Manager - mick.connolly@inhope.uk.

There is an Occupational Requirement for this role to be filled by a practicing Christian. Our Statement of Faith, Vision and Values and our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy are available upon request and online at www.inhope.uk .

  • Salary: £25,000 pa FTE. (paid pro rata)
  • Hours worked per week: 19 - worked over a minimum of three days, including Tuesday mornings.
  • 107 hours holiday per year plus paid Bank Holidays
  • Workplace pension with matched contribution of up to 5%.
  • Access to inHope’s Employee Assistance Programme.


We welcome applications from all communities and backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from those with lived experience of homelessness.

About inHope:

inHope is an established Christian charity with a broad support base that has been working in Bristol since the mid-80’s. We are dedicated to helping those with life disrupting problems, such as food poverty, homelessness and addiction, to reach their God given potential free from injustice and insecurity.

How to Apply: 

You can apply by either:

  1. Downloading and completing the application form from our website, or
  2. Submitting your CV with a covering letter which addresses the following:
    1. A professional statement saying how you meet the requirements of the role as given in the Job Description and giving examples of how your knowledge, experience and skills demonstrate your suitability for this role (no more than 750 words); and
    2. A personal statement saying how your Christian faith has developed over time, and how you see your faith being worked out in practice through the role applied for (no more than 500 words).

Your application form or CV and covering letter must be sent to: HR@inhope.uk.

We will be shortlisting candidates and interviewing on an ongoing basis, and so encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.  We will remove the advert from our website once an appointment has been made. 

If you would like support with completing your application please contact our HR team using the e-mail address above or by calling 0117 330 1230 (please select general enquiries).

Screening conversations / interviews may be held for shortlisting purposes, where deemed helpful.

Contact from recruitment agencies or online platforms in relation to promoting this vacancy will not be responded to.

Contact Person: 
Mick Connolly
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
0117 330 1230
Postal Address: 
32 Stapleton Road Bristol BS5 0QY