Local Voluntary and Community Sector Job Opportunities

An Opportunity to Join Us

Job opportunities with Harrogate & Ripon CVS and with our member and partner organisations will appear on this page.

If you are thinking about offering time to a local organisation as a volunteer, please click here to find out more. Volunteering can be an excellent introduction to working in the voluntary sector - many people currently working in the sector started as volunteers.

If you belong to a local voluntary organisation which is a member of Harrogate & Ripon CVS and you would like to include an opportunity on this page, please email the details to us. 


Care @ Carers' Resource
Care Support Workers

Part time work in the community

Harrogate/ Ripon area
Ripon/ Masham area

Opportunities for paid sitters to either take someone out or stay in with them to give a carer a break.

3-4 hour sessions available. £7.20 per hour + travel expenses

You must hold a full, current driving licence and have access to a car.

For an application pack call 01423 500555 or email care@carersresource.org


or write to Care at Carers' Resource, 11 North Park Road, Harrogate HG1 5PD 

Reg Charity 1049278


Ripon Community Link
Learning Disability Community Support

A dynamic community-based support service for people with learning disabilities, “enabling people to achieve their life goals”

Ripon Community Link provides a day time support service for people with learning difficulties, offering a wide range of community-based activities and opportunities. Our aims are to maximise independence, health, well-being, skills and fulfilment for our members.

We are based across three sites: two in Ripon centre and also Ripon Walled Garden, our local garden nursery with shop, café and garden maintenance business.

Support Assistant – Relief (Walled Garden and/or Link)

Negotiable hours, apply any time.

Pay from £7.67/hr, plus payment in lieu of annual leave.

A great opportunity to enable others to thrive in community based learning and activities, whether gardening, cooking, sport, art, literacy, or much more. You will be working with a group of people with learning difficulties engaged in an activity in line with your interests and skills, enabling them to achieve their life goals and in some of our enterprises also delivering products or services to customers.

For more information and an application pack for Ripon Community Link vacancies  please contact info@riponcommunitylink.org.uk.

For informal discussion contact Louise Bowman on 01765 609034  or Lindsay Tanner on 01765 607461/01765 609229

Jennyruth Workshops
Temporary administrator

A  Productive Craft Workshop for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Unit 5, Red House Farm, Bridge Hewick, Ripon, HG4 5AY

Temporary administrator required to cover maternity leave.

We are looking for an enthusiastic administrator to play a key role in the running of this supportive and dynamic charity. This position is temporary to cover our current administrator's maternity leave.

Closing date for applications is 10/08/16.

We offer the opportunity to:

Make a significant contribution to the management of the charity

Demonstrate your computer skills using Microsoft Office and, on occasions, share them with our workers

Maintain the administration of staff wages and invoicing payments from workers and elsewhere.

Deal with sales, enquiries about our products and a wide variety of telephone calls and post.

Liaise with the Chairman of Trustees and act as secretary to the Board of Trustees.

Work alongside people with a learning disability

Salary: £17,940 pa for a 37.5 hour week

If you are interested and have the necessary skills and experience please contact Denise Carrigan on 01765 606620 for further information and to arrange a visit



Carer required to support physically able 34 year old man with special needs, hours negotiable.  Patient, caring, self motivated and flexible person with interest in gardening, sports, walking and artistic work.  No personal care will be needed. 

Casual basis - £7.50 per hour - West Tanfield, Ripon HG4 5JD

To apply or for more information email lllouise@hotmail.com enclosing a CV.

Closing date: 31 July 2016


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