Job & Volunteering Opportunities

Here at COMPASS DISABILITY SERVICES AND CDST LTD we pride ourselves in delivering services that support people in our community to have independence, choice and control, enabling people to live their best life.

We can only do this due the exceptional commitment and enthusiasm of our team. Whether this is out direct support staff, those who provide an auxiliary function or indeed a volunteer within the organisation, everyone has a part to play and a passion for achieving our goals. If you are passionate about supporting others, are interested in working in the charitable sector and have the vibrancy and energy to enhance our team, then please take a look at our job and volunteering opportunities below.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter/email, telling us which vacancy you are applying for and why you feel you are the ideal candidate for the role, to the email contact noted against the vacancy.

Outreach Support Worker, Compass Everyday (Job Reference CEOSW21)
Job description

Permanent contract.

Salary: Starting £9.40 per hour rising to £9.80 per hour upon successful completion of probation

Working Hours: 16 - 35 hours per week as per advertisement or contract. (Core service hours are 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Email Contact: Nikki Watson, nikki@compassdisability.org.uk

In your covering email or letter please answer the following questions:

  1. What is your experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism?

  2. What activities do you enjoy e.g. sport, science, crafts?

  3. How many hours would you like?


Support Worker Compass Everyday (Job Reference CE SW 20)
Job Description

Permanent contract.

Salary: Starting £9.40 per hour rising to £9.80 per hour upon successful completion of probation

Working Hours: 16 - 35 hours per week as per advertisement or contract. (Core service hours are 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday, in the future there may be a need for some staff to work occasional early evening and/or weekends as the service evolves and grows).

Email Contact: Nikki Watson, nikki@compassdisability.org.uk

In your covering email or letter please answer the following questions:

 

  1. How many years experiences of supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism do you have?

  2. What sort of activities would you like to deliver e.g. craft, life/independence skills, cooking, sport?

  3. How many hours are you looking for?

 

 

KICKSTART SCHEME

Are you;

  • 16 to 24 years old

  • in receipt of Universal Credit

  • and at risk of long term unemployment?

 

If so the Kickstart Scheme may be for you!

Boost your CV, earn a wage and get some real work experience with one of our Kickstart placements, with 6 month, 25 hour per week, paid placements, across various roles:

Trainee Facilities Support Worker:
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Trainee Administrator
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Trainee Independent Living Assistant
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Trainee Support Worker, Compass Everyday
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Please note: You can only apply for these roles through the Universal Credit Internal Digital Hub or talk to your Universal Credit Work Coach and ask them to refer your application to us.


Please click here to view a video of Jasmine who was a former volunteer for Compass Disability Services, moved into paid employment as a Carers Support workers and is now one of our Payroll and Managed Account Support Workers. We think it is a great watch and advocates why working or volunteering for Compass Disability Services is a great thing to do.