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.

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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.

We are currently looking to recruit

Team Leader

40 hours per week – may include evenings and weekends (based across our sites at Carlisle and Wigton)

Salary £18,200 – £20,321

Candidates will have significant experience of the care sector and the provision of support to individuals with complex needs requiring specialist support.

The Team Leader will be responsible for effective staff management to ensure the provision of professional, high quality care and support to individuals.

Applicants should be organised with a positive, flexible approach.

Access to own vehicle for work with appropriate business use insurance is essential.

Closing date: 12noon, Monday 18th September 2017

Interviews: Thursday 28th September 2017

Please note we do not accept CV’s

Team Leader Covering Letter

Team Leader – Employee Specification

Team Leader – Job Description

Application Form – Word

Application Form PDF

 

Support Workers – Day Services (Ref SW1) £14,625 – £15,093 pro rata p.a

 Independent Living Support Workers (Ref IL1) £14,625-£15,795 pro rata p.a

(plus sleepover rate where applicable)

We are looking for enthusiastic staff to provide creative and enabling support for individuals.

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

Various support hours are available including days, weekends, overnights and sleepovers.

Support Worker Application Pack

Support Worker – Covering Letter

Support Worker – Job Description

Support Worker- Employee Specification

Support Worker – Application Form – Word

Support Worker – Application Form – Pdf

 

Independent Living Support Worker Application Pack

ILSW – Covering Letter

ILSW – Employee Specification

ILSW – Job Description

ILSW – Application Form – Word

ILSW – Application Form – Pdf

 

Closing date: 12noon, Monday 18th September 2017.

Interviews: Thursday 21st September 2017.

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

 

Administration Assistant

30 hours per week (worked over 5 days)

Salary £7.67 per hour

Due to the continued growth of the organisation we are looking for an Administration Assistant to join our existing team.

This is no ordinary office! Do you have significant experience of working in very busy office environment with the ability to multi-task?

Duties include data input, dealing with visitors, preparing documentation, petty cash handling, along with administrative support throughout all departments.

The ideal candidate will have proven track record, with the ability to multi-task, show initiative, prioritise and achieve deadlines, along with excellent communication and organisational skills.

Previous experience is essential.

If you think you have the skills required for this challenging but rewarding position we look forward to hearing from you.

Admin Assistant – Covering Letter

Admin Assistant – Employee Specification

Admin Assistant – Job Description

Application Form – pdf

Application Form – Word

Closing date: 12 noon on 25th September 2017.

Interviews: w/c 2nd October 2017.

 

We are currently seeking a Treasurer …

with proven accounting and financial management skills to join our board of Trustees.

The Treasurer will be expected to offer relevant financial qualifications and experience, including charity finance, fundraising, pension schemes, risk and audit.

On a personal level, you will be able to critically analyse a range of proposals, assess and understand the financial implications and convey this information to other Trustees, The Chief Executive and Senior Managers in a business-like manner in order to assist and inform strategic decision making.

The role of Trustee is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, the time commitment includes attending up to 12 Board Meetings in Wigton annually plus additional financial sub group meetings and the Charities Annual General Meeting.

If interested or for further information please contact Claire Doherty, Chief Officer or Gilda Wells, Chair of Trustees.

Telephone: 016973 44751

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.