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 our 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 are looking for enthusiastic staff to provide creative and enabling support for individuals. Various support hours are available including days, weekends, overnights and sleepovers.

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


Our salary and benefits package is among the best in our sector. It includes a Competitive Salary, Contributory Pension, Healthcare Benefit Scheme, 30 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 35 with service, Childcare Vouchers and Extensive Training Opportunities.

Our Current Vacancies

Independent Living Support Workers (Ref IL1)

Up to £17,031.21 per annum (pro rata)
(plus sleepover rate where applicable)

ILSW – Employee Specification

ILSW – Job Description

Permanent and Bank/Relief positions available

Day Services Support Workers (Ref SW1) 

Up to £16,307.72 per annum (pro rata) 

Support Worker – Job Description

Support Worker- Employee Specification

Waking Night Support Worker

Up to £17,031.21 per annum pro rata

Waking Night Support Worker – Job Description

Waking Night Support Worker – Employee Specification

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

We are also currently seeking LEGAL TRUSTEES..

As part of our ambitious vision we are looking to appoint new Legal Trustees to bring additional perspectives and expertise to our work and strategic planning.

We would welcome interest from people who are passionate about improving the life-chances of people with disabilities who have operated at a strategic level.

This rewarding and stimulating role will require a time commitment of around six days a year and is non-remunerated. We are particularly looking for those with a background legal services.

For further information or for an informal discussion please contact our Chief Executive, Claire Doherty on 016973 44751.

Closing date 31st October 2019

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.