Employment Opportunities

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Thank you for your interest in working for Chrysalis.

WORK FOR US!

If you’re looking for a support worker role like no other, Chrysalis has the career for you.

Chrysalis is no ordinary place to work. This is a place that’s unique.

Forget support worker jobs that are all about the same routine, day in, day out – no two days here are the same. We can promise you something really different – something that will bring a smile to your face every time you come to work.

From our bases in Wigton and Carlisle, Chrysalis supports adults with disabilities, with a strong focus on those with learning disabilities, to live their best lives. We want the people we support to be active and independent.

We want you to work with individuals to develop and build on people’s abilities, enabling them to develop their strengths and interests, and to have an active role in their community.

Experience is preferred but not essential. We want you to have positive values and a willingness to learn and develop in your role.

THE HOURS

Various hours are available including days, weekends, overnights and sleepovers. Life isn’t 9-5, as you know, so we need support that works for individuals and their interests. Flexibility is key!

THE REWARDS

Our 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 days, childcare vouchers and extensive training opportunities.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Simply click any of the application form links to apply or get in touch if you need more details. by phoning 016973 44751 or email hr@chrysalis-cumbria.co.uk

THE ROLES

As we embark on a new phase in our journey, we are looking for enthusiastic people in the following roles :

  • Finance Manager
  • Supported Living Manager
  • Community Activity Support Workers
  • Supported Living Support Workers
  • Relief Support Workers to join our team of cover staff

Full training will be provided so no experience in support is required. We are looking for people with the right attitude, skills and interests who are passionate about working with people.

Click to Complete for any of the roles: Application Form

FINANCE MANAGER

Full Time: 37.5 Hours

Salary: £35276-£40876

Chrysalis is a local provider of support for adults with learning disabilities, supporting individuals throughout Cumbria and has a turnover in excess of £1m.

We enable people to live ordinary lives, having the same opportunities as everyone else supported by an amazing staff team who certainly know how to go the extra mile!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our senior management team based in Wigton

No two days are the same and as finance manager you will certainly appreciate this as our dynamic approach is reflected in all we do.

We need you to ensure systems and processes support a fast paced and ever-changing environment whilst keeping an eye on the horizon to ensure our strategic plans can be realised.

As we embark on a new phase in our journey, we are looking for an enthusiastic and self- motivated person to take on this lead financial role within the organisation.

At Board Meetings, you will present reports and be able to demonstrate how the finance and administrative functions can bring real benefits.

You will be responsible for a small team ensuring clear leadership.

Duties include the overall responsibility for our Annual Accounts, preparation of management accounts, effective budgeting, administrative leadership and strategic planning.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have an accountancy qualification (CIMA/CA/ACCA) or be working towards being fully qualified
  • Be a driven, motivated person with a proactive approach to work
  • Be able to demonstrate advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to communicate to all levels.
  • Have meticulous attention to detail and enjoy working flexibly and to tight deadlines.
  • Be happy to work at our head office in Wigton

To find out more about this unique opportunity, please contact HR@chrysalis-cumbria.co.uk or telephone 016973 44751. A full job description and job spec is available on request. Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received.  We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

SUPPORTED LIVING MANAGER

Full Time: 37.5 hours

Salary £25,129 – £28, 003.

Do you want a career rather than a job?

Do you want to work in an area that makes a real difference to people’s lives every day?
Can you handle a job where every day is different?

Forget care management jobs that are all about the same routine, day in , day out – no two days are the same!

We currently support six individuals from their fabulous farmhouse in the countryside on the outskirts of Wigton, to live ordinary lives and be part of the community.

 This is a unique setting established by individuals and their families, Chrysalis is the support provider.

As we embark on a new phase of this journey , you will join us as our  Supported Living Manager to  lead a team of dedicated and skilled support workers who support  people with everyday living, both at home and in the community with a wide and varied range of activities and interests.

We are looking for someone who is a great leader and can motivate their team to deliver excellent service quality.  You will build strong relationships with individuals and their families the staff team and wider networks.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have significant experience supporting people within learning disability services
  • Be a driven, motivated person with a proactive approach to work
  • Demonstrate commitment, resilience and enthusiasm to the role.
  • Be qualified at Level 5 Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to communicate to all levels.
  • Have meticulous attention to detail and quality provision.

To find out more about this unique opportunity, please contact HR@chrysalis-cumbria.co.uk or telephone 016973 44751 . A full job description and job spec is available on request.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITY SUPPORT WORKERS

Full and Part-Time available

Salary: £17,438.24 – £17,666.49 pro rata

which will include elements of evening and weekend work.

Do you love to be hands-on? Have you got some fabulous creative skills that you could share? We offer all these activities to the people we support:

  • Woodwork / pottery / crafts
  • Horticulture / hospitality / baking / cooking / retail
  • Photography / media / IT
  • Fitness & healthy lifestyles including fellwalking, cycling, going to the gym, swimming
  • Music / singing / dancing
  • Educational experiences

If you want to share your passion and support others to develop their talents, we would love you to join our friendly community activities team, providing excellent opportunities and activities for the people we support.

SUPPORTED LIVING SUPPORT WORKERS

Full and Part-Time available

Salary: £17,438.24 – £18,102.13 pro rata

+ sleep-in rate £47 per night

Support is required 24/7 so this will include evening, weekend work, waking nights, sleep-ins and bank holidays.

We currently support six individuals in their fabulous farmhouse in the countryside on the edge of Wigton, helping them to live ordinary lives and be part of the community.This is a unique setting established by individuals and their families.

You’ll help people by sharing in their daily lives, both at home and out and about with a range of everyday activities and interests, including some great opportunities to support people to concerts and events, the pub and the occasional barbeque! You’ll also be helping them maintain and develop their skills in the home, like cooking, shopping and laundry.

RELIEF STAFF

Salary: Community Activities £8.91-£9.03 p/h Independent Living Relief Staff£8.91-£9.25p/h

You will provide essential cover for staff holidays, training or absence, mostly planned in advance, however you may be called on at short notice for immediate cover at certain times. Shifts are available for Independent Living and Community Activities Support Workers.

Click to Complete for any of the roles : Application Form

For more information please contact us on:

Tel: 016973 44751 or email: hr@chrysalis-cumbria.co.uk

or visit our Facebook page:  @chrysaliscumbria1984

Or apply instantly by clicking any of the Application Form links above

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.