Employment Opportunities

Chrysalis is a local organisation that works with passion and integrity supporting adults with disabilities (with a special focus on learning disabilities) to live active, exciting and independent lives.

We believe in supporting and encouraging staff, volunteers and members to meet their full potential.  We don’t just rely on formal training but encourage development to be at the heart of everything we do.

We encourage a culture of learning whether new to our sector or experienced, we believe everyone can learn more.

We also believe in sharing our expertise and experiences with others, whether an organisation, a carer or just interested you could join us and learn more about supporting those with learning disabilities or dementia.


Our salary and benefits package is among the best in our sector. It includes a competitive salary, contributory pension, comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 30 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 38 with service.

As a valued employee you will have access to extensive staff benefits, such as a contribution Health Plan, Employee Assistance programme, Cycle to Work and tax free childcare vouchers.

Support Workers (various Hours – may include some evenings and weekends)

£14,625 – £15,093 pro rata per annum

We are currently looking to expand our existing team of Support Workers with opportunities at our Carlisle and Wigton sites.

Previous experience is preferred but not essential, positive values and a willingness to learn and develop through our extensive training opportunities are!

Support Worker – Covering Letter

Support Worker – Job Description

Support Worker- Employee Specification

Support Worker – Application Form – Word

Support Worker – Application Form – Pdf


Please note we do not accept CV’s

For further details or a paper application pack:

Telephone: 016973 44751

E-mail: info@chrysalis-cumbria.co.uk


Chrysalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.