Office Vacancies

Recruiting new Office Staff

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

Please note we do not accept CVs as part of the application process, to apply you must complete the application forms attached to our listings below.

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  • Marketing & Communications Lead
    Marketing & Communications Lead: 12 month contract (maternity cover) - Starting June/July 2022 | £26,000 - £28,000 | 35 hours per week | Monday - Friday

    The Marketing & Communications Lead will provide guidance on marketing and communications to the rest of the organisation. They will be responsible for the promotion of Challengers externally across the website, email communications, social media, videos and in the media, as well as supporting positive internal communications amongst teams.

    The Marketing & Communications Lead will also line manage and work closely with the Marketing and Communications Officer, who carries out operational marketing and communications tasks for the charity.

    The closing date for application to this role is Friday 13th May 2022.

    Please find the job description here.

    To apply, please complete the following application form.

  • Facilities Manager
    Facilities Manager: £27,000 - £33,000 | Guildford and Farnham | 35 hours per week

    Challengers is a charity providing play and leisure services to disabled children and young people. We have three sites owned and managed by ourselves and we currently manage two other sites. This role will help us to maintain both purpose built playcentres and refurbished Victorian buildings hosting both office space and large play areas. It provides an opportunity to contribute to the excellent service we offer the families who use our service ensuring a safe and stimulating environment for those occupying them.

    We offer an inclusive environment, flexible working approach, long service annual leave benefits, free parking, pension, Simply Health cash plans and various wellbeing activities.

    Role & Responsibilities:

    · To manage the facilities of the organisation, ensuring statutory compliance, including managing facilities budgets, acting as primary contact in respect of all building maintenance and development matters, liaising with building owners, maintenance contractors and suppliers to ensure best practice.

    · To ensure Challengers meets their duty to comply with relevant Health and Safety (H&S) compliance: including but not limited to fire, COSHH, security, water, heating, gas, electricity, transport and LOLER.

    · Be a role model for excellent behaviour in all aspects of facilities management and Health and Safety – demonstrating enthusiasm for Challengers to be outstanding in all relevant areas of H&S so that: children are safe and have positive play and leisure experiences; staff and volunteers have safe and effective workplaces.

    Please find the job description here.

    To apply, please complete the following application form.

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