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Jobs with a difference

Simply put, Challengers is an incredible place to work. No two days are the same, and it’s an opportunity to make a real difference to disabled children and their families. Join our Team!

Whether you’re looking for an office-based role, or prefer to work with children and young people, one thing is for sure – working at Challengers is exciting, rewarding and unlike anywhere else!

If you’re passionate about people and making a difference, take a look at our vacancies below. 

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Current vacancies

Results: 7

Play/Youth Worker

Employment
Part-time
Salary
Real Living Wage – £9.90ph / £11.05ph for Kingston and Richmond locations (London weighting)
Location
Various locations across the South East – Basingstoke, Chichester, Eastleigh, Farnham, Havant, Guildford, Kingston and Richmond
Hours
Every Saturday and/or Sunday and/or two evenings per week during term-time, Monday – Friday during half-terms and summer holidays

Looking for a fun, flexible role which provides the ultimate job satisfaction? We’re recruiting energetic and enthusiastic individuals to work at our Play and Youth schemes in 8 different locations across the South East, delivering inclusive fun for disabled children and young people.

555 Project Worker

Employment
Part-time
Salary
Starting from £9.90 per hour
Location
Farnham
Hours
9am – 3pm / Monday – Friday during term-time only

Are you passionate, playful & enthusiastic? If so, this is the perfect job for you. You must be dedicated, caring and able to work well in a team. This is a physically and emotionally demanding post; the post holder must be resilient, adaptable and have the ability to carry out the physical aspects of the role. These include (but are not exclusive to) physically supporting children, for example on and off equipment, during personal or intimate care, and lifting and chasing in an emergency.

Farnham Youth Part-Time Deputy

Employment
Part-time
Salary
£11.90 per hour
Location
Farnham
Hours
Part-time hours including Saturdays, evenings and school holidays

Challengers is searching for an engaging and passionate Deputy Leader to join our Farnham Youth Scheme. Supported by our dedicated team of Operation Managers, you will plan and deliver a range of exciting and engaging activities to a group of inspiring young people (aged 8-18).

Trusts & Grant Volunteer

Employment
Volunteer
Salary
N/A
Location
Guildford
Hours
Flexible

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who is looking to gain valuable experience in the fundraising sector and volunteer with a supportive and fun team! If you enjoy writing, thrive on learning new skills and want to contribute to an excellent charity, this is the role for you! 

 

Kingston Play Part-Time Leader

Employment
Part-time
Salary
£14.00 per hour
Location
Kingston
Hours
Saturdays and Holidays

Challengers is searching for an engaging and passionate Leader to join our Kingston Play Scheme. Supported by our dedicated team of Operation Managers, you will plan and deliver a range of exciting and engaging activities to a group of inspiring young people (aged 8-18).

Minibus Driver

Employment
Part-time
Salary
£13.40 per hour
Location
All schemes from Eastleigh to Richmond
Hours
Saturdays and Holidays (ad-hoc, depending on availability)

Challengers is looking for an experienced and friendly minibus driver to help transport children and young people from Challengers schemes to activities. Hours will be on an ad-hoc basis, driving for different services when needed.

Nurse Trainer

Employment
Permanent
Salary
£13.50 – £15.00 per hour
Location
Various locations
Hours
Approximately 25 hours per month

We’re looking for a Nurse Trainer to support the delivery of clinical training and assess competency of play and youth staff to ensure Challengers provide good quality services to children and young people with medical impairments or procedures.

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Get paid to play

We’re always looking for enthusiastic Play and Youth workers to join our team!

Looking for a fun, flexible role which provides the ultimate job satisfaction? We have Play and Youth schemes in 8 different locations across the South East, where you could help to bring smiles and laughter to disabled children and young people through the power of play.

We’re looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who are dedicated to delivering inclusive fun for young people, so if you enjoy working in a busy, social environment this role could be perfect for you!

Rates of pay:

We believe in paying our staff fairly for a days work and are proud to be an accredited as a Living Wage Employer, paying all of our staff the Real Living Wage.

We pay Play and Youth workers £9.90 per hour / £11.05 per hour (London weighting for Kingston and Richmond locations)

Where can I work?

We have Play and Youth schemes in the following locations:

  • Basingstoke
  • Chichester
  • Eastleigh
  • Farnham
  • Havant
  • Guildford
  • Kingston
  • Richmond

Don’t just take our word for it…see what our staff have to say about working here!

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

Interested? To apply, please complete the application form linked below.

At Challengers we’re committed to looking after our team, as we know that our people underpin everything we do. The ongoing increases to the cost of living affect everyone, so we are delighted to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation for our commitment to paying the Real Living Wage.

Gennie Dearman, CEO