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

On this page, you will find:

  • Current vacancies at our schemes and at our HQ
  • Our Challengers Approach document
  • Links to our application form and Staff FAQs

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

    COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING OFFICER | Guildford HQ | £17,771 – £18,544 (depending upon experience) | Full time (35 hours per week)

    The Community Fundraising Officer will be joining a committed and vibrant Community and Challenge Events Fundraising team. You will be working with a variety of supporters including community groups, schools, societies, supporter groups and individuals, to cultivate support for Challengers whilst managing these supporter relationships. Our aim is to maximise fundraised income the charity receives in support of play and leisure opportunities for disabled and non-disabled children, young people and young adults. The role will be based at our Guildford office.

    Closing Date: Monday 16th July
    Interviews: Friday 20th July

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

  • Scheme based Leader and Deputy roles

    DEPUTY LEADER | BASINGSTOKE YOUNG ADULTS SCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays

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

    LEADER | EASTLEIGH PLAYSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays and Holidays

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

    LEADER | EASTLEIGH YOUTHSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays & Holidays

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

    DEPUTY LEADER | EASTLEIGH YOUTHSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays & Holidays

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

    LEADER | GUILDFORD YOUTHSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturday, Holidays (Job Share) & Thursdays Evening Youth Nights

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

    LEADER | MOLESEY YOUTHSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays & Holidays

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

    DEPUTY LEADER | READING YOUTHSCHEME | £10.38/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.

    16-17 years old: £4.96 per hour
    18-20 years old: £6.81 per hour
    21 years old or over: £7.83 per hour

    Please read the Job Description, complete our Application Pack (Word document) and return this completed to work@disability-challengers.org.

    We will be holding recruitment events over the next few weeks. You must apply to be a Play or Youth Worker to be invited to one of the following events:

    21st June: Epsom
    27th June: Guildford

    SUPPORT WORKER | GUILDFORD | £6.81-£7.83/hour | One day a week (day to be agreed)

    We are on the search for a passionate and enthusiastic Support Worker to join our Challengers team with a strong understanding of ASD or experience of working with disabled children and young people! As a Support Worker with Challengers, you will benefit from a great training programme whilst enjoying a challenging and rewarding job. In this role, you can expect to be supporting a Young Adult as she transitions into adult life. This involves taking her out one day a week for a few hours, fully supported by a qualified scheme leader. This job could be perfect for anyone who would enjoy working in a sociable and well-supported environment!

    For more information, and to apply for this vacancy, please email work@disability-challengers.org.

Guidance for completing your application form



The Challengers approach



Application form



Equal opportunities



  • Read our policy

    Our Equal Opportunities Policy is intended to ensure that employees understand their obligations and assist that Challengers in putting its commitment to equal opportunities and diversity into practice.

    Read our Equal Opportunities Policy (PDF file)

  • Gender Pay Gap Reporting

    At Challengers, we enforce a strict pay structure so men and women are paid at the same rate for a job role – this is across offce and scheme based roles.

    Read our Gender Pay Gap Reporting document (PDF file)

Staff FAQs



98% of staff and volunteers say they have a better understanding of the experience of disabled children and their families since working at Challengers.

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