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We have some great vacancies that could be the perfect role for you.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. For more information email work@disability-challengers.org or call us on 01483 230 938.

Current vacancies



  • Office based roles

    TRUST FUNDRAISING OFFICER | GUILDFORD HQ | £18,500 | 35 hours p/w

    Challengers has grown substantially in recent years to become a regional charity and now needs a dynamic and passionate Trust Fundraiser to continue securing funding from Trusts, Foundations and grant giving bodies.

    This is a role that allows creativity and empathy for a cause to flourish. You will maintain and safeguard existing relationships with Trusts and Foundations as well as forging new and productive connections through effective and creative written and verbal communications! You will also create and submit bids to secure income from Trusts, Foundations and grant funding bodies to support Challengers projects.

    To apply, please complete our Application Form and return it to work@disability-challengers.org.

    OPERATIONS OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR | GUILDFORD HQ | £17,509 | 35 hours p/w

    We are searching for an Operations Office Assistant to work at the heart of Challengers! You will join our Operations Office Team playing a vital role in supporting all of our families, from guiding them through the registration process to taking their all-important bookings! The role is key to the smooth running of the Challengers Operations Office Team – the back bone of Operations – assisting in the organisation of payroll, incoming administrative paperwork, database/contact management and enquires from our play, youth and young adult schemes across Surrey, Hampshire, Reading and West Sussex.

    To apply, please complete our Application Form and return it to work@disability-challengers.org.

    The closing date for applications is Tuesday 4th July.

    EVENTS & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER | GUILDFORD HQ | £17,250-£18,000 | 35 hours p/w

    This role consists of two engaging elements. One side will see you coordinating and managing the day to day upkeep of our four social media channels. Creating promotional material will become a key part of your role and with full training in Photoshop and InDesign this is a perfect opportunity to learn, be creative. You will assist the Events and Communications team in making inspiring promotional literature in the form of posters, flyers, graphics, and film to ultimately, increase awareness and engage supporters in an inspiring, progressive and proactive regional children’s charity.

    The second component offers you the opportunity to contribute to the planning and organisation of a range of exciting events from classic car drives & black tie to sporting events like cycling, running and golf days!

    To apply, please complete our Application Form and return it to work@disability-challengers.org.

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 9th July.

    FINANCE OFFICER (FAMILY SUPPORT) | GUILDFORD HQ | £18,500 (pro rata) | 20 hours p/w over 3 days (Part-Time)

    We are on the search for a Finance Officer that will specifically focus on the sales ledger and credit control function of the department. Your role as Finance Family Support Officer will see you have regular contact with our families to ensure that invoices are paid and payment concerns are addressed with an awareness and empathy to wider issues affecting payment defaults. You will offer invaluable personable support and guidance through payment, payment plans and credit management.

    To apply, please complete our Application Form and return it to work@disability-challengers.org.

    The closing date for applications is Monday 10th July.

    BUSINESS ADMIN APPRENTICE (ADVANCED LEVEL APPRENTICESHIP) | GUILDFORD HQ | £630 per month | Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm – 12 months

    Challengers is on the lookout for a confident and engaging new member of the Operations Office Team! Join us now and become the new Business Administration Apprentice. As part of this exciting career development opportunity you will play an essential role; liaising with families on booking lines, ensuring new families are up to date with the exciting services we offer and keeping essential child and family records up to date. This invaluable role will allow Challengers’ operations to run smoothly and effectively from child attendance through to timesheets and payroll.

    For more information and to apply, see our page on the Find An Apprentice website.

  • Scheme based Leader and Deputy roles

    DEPUTY PLAY LEADER | GODSTONE PLAYSCHEME | £10.23/hour | Saturdays and Holidays

    To apply, please read the Job Description, fill out the Challengers Application Pack and email to work@disability-challengers.org.

    DEPUTY YOUTH LEADER (JOB SHARE) | READING YOUTHSCHEME | £10.23/hour | Saturdays and Holidays

    To apply, please read the Job Description, fill out the Challengers Application Pack and email to work@disability-challengers.org.

  • Scheme based Play and Youth Worker roles

    PLAY & YOUTH WORKERS | ACROSS ALL SCHEMES | Flexible working hours

    We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic play workers to join our exciting and busy play and youth schemes. Our schemes provide fun play, leisure and sport activities for disabled children and young people with a wide range of impairments. Your role as a play worker will be to assist in the delivery of these schemes! If you enjoy working in a busy and sociable environment then this could be the perfect job for you.

    Under 18 years old: £4.89 per hour
    18 – 20 years old: £6.71 per hour
    21 years old or over: £7.50 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for Play and Youth Workers across our all schemes to work with us.

    Please read the Job Description, complete the online application form and we will be in touch.

    Our next Recruitment Events will be held in September.

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