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We currently have the following vacancies:

Creative Art and Drama Tutor (based in Waterbeach near Cambridge)

35 hours per week

£20,708 - £27,956 depending on qualified teaching status (QTS) per annum

Do you have experience of working in the creative arts? Do you have the ability and desire to support adults with learning disabilities to reach their potential through creative activities? Are you a newly qualified teacher and keen to work with adults with SEN?

We believe that everyone has artistic potential – and our dedicated arts and craft activity group helps people with learning disabilities and SEN unlock theirs. We give people the chance to try a wide range of creative activities – from painting to paper mache, jewellery making to music sessions, drama and singing!

We are looking for an inspirational colleague to develop, manage and deliver a programme of arts, crafts and drama-based activities for adults with learning disabilities and SEN within our ‘Artworks’ day service.

You will be responsible for teaching new skills, planning learning programmes and outcomes to inspire the people using the service.

You will be a caring and empathetic person, with a flexible and hands-on approach to meeting personal support needs.

Want to find out more?

If you would like to find out more about this unique and exciting job opportunity:

Community Fundraiser

Location: Waterbeach, Cambridge (CB25 9LY) - Home-Working considered.

Vacancy Type: Part-Time (14 hours per week - Flexible)

Starting Salary: £20,708 pa FTE

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Community Fundraiser to join our team. With responsibility for initiating community fundraising activities and liaison with current and potential supporters, the role includes promoting the charity’s services through face-to-face and digital communications. You will be spreading the message of the charity and inspiring members of the public to support our work.

You will have a proven track record in individual giving/ community fundraising, with the ability to achieve annual income targets. You will also have the skills to produce persuasive marketing materials, manage fundraising and marketing campaigns and have excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills.

Benefits include :

25 days holiday (pro-rata) plus bank holidays

Employee Assistance programme

Childcare Vouchers

Ride to Work Scheme

Closing Date: 31 January 2018

Want to find out more?

If you would like to find out more about this unique and exciting job opportunity:

Windmill Hydrotherapy Pool - Relief Lifeguard Positions

Location: Fulbourn, Cambridge (CB21 5DZ)

Vacancy Type: Casual Relief - Various hours and days available

Salary: £9.09 per hour (with PPO Qualification) / £8.45 (No PPO Qualification)

The Windmill Hydrotherapy Pool in Fulbourn, Cambridge is specifically dedicated to people with learning disabilities and physical support needs.

The hydrotherapy pool is designed with physical aids to allow easy access into the water. The Pool offers sessions for everyone ranging from toddlers to the elderly, and individuals who need short term rehabilitation to those with severe disabilities who require regular hydrotherapy sessions.

The successful Lifeguard will:

  • be aged 18+
  • have National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) - we may pay for your NPLQ training
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have a good standard of physical fitness

The benefits you will enjoy as an Eddie’s team member include:

  • Working for a charity – we invest in our people and our service users
  • We pay above the Voluntary Living Wage
  • Free training provided – opportunity to gain recognised qualifications (including PPO if applicable)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career progression opportunities
  • 25 days’ paid holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme

Want to find out more?

If you would like to find out more about this unique and exciting job opportunity:

Relief Artworks Co-ordinators - Fenland

Eddie’s are currently seeking to recruit Relief Artworks Co-ordinators for our Artworks service based in The High Street, March, Fenland.

Our Artworks service provides a programme of creative and stimulating arts, crafts and drama based activities for people with learning and physical disabilities.

If you are an empathetic and hands-on person, with a strong interest in creative activities, we would like to hear from you.

No two sessions at Artworks are the same and for the right person this will offer a rewarding and stimulating working environment.

Relief Payments

£8.45 per hour.


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If you would like to find out more about this unique and exciting job opportunity:

To find out more about our Artworks Service and what we do then visit here

If you'd like to find out more about the volunteering opportunities we offer just click here, or contact us on 01223 883140/141 or at volunteer@eddies.org.uk

Vacancies at The Edmund Trust

The Edmund Trust are Eddie's sister charity who supports individuals with a learning disability across North Cambridge with sites based in Milton, Histon, Chesterton and Ely. The Edmund Trust provides a range of services which includes Supported Living, Residential Care, Respite Care and Domiciliary Support in the community; and have the following vacancies available:

Support Worker Positions - Full-time (40 hours a week), Part-time (various hours and days available) and Relief posts available. Starting salary £8.34 per hour (unqualified), £9.09 per hour (qualified NVQ2 or equivalent). Locations: Cambridge, Milton, Histon and Ely.

Senior Support Workers - Full-time (35 hours per week) £9.74 – £10.24 per hour (depending on experience and qualifications)

Maintenance Assistant - Full time 35 hrs pw (part time – min 20 flexible hrs pw – considered)  Salary range £15,531 – £16,566 (pro-rata) 

HR and Recruitment Co-ordinator - Full time 35 hours pw permanent - North Cambridge - Salary range £20,708 to £23,815

Accounting Technician - Full time 35 hours pw permanent - North Cambridge - Salary range  £22,779 – £23,815

Find out more at www.edmundtrust.org.uk












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