Working at Amber

Amber works with young people in crisis – homeless and unemployed, often with a history of substance misuse, mental health issues, trauma or crime. Offering 24/7 residential support, we aim to inspire, to educate, to motivate and – most importantly – to support the young residents in our care to discover their potential and move forward positively with their lives.

If you are passionate about helping young people to positively turn their lives around and have a non judgemental approach and a ‘can do’ attitude we’d love to hear from you.

For further information on any of our positions please download the appropriate forms below or contact Marissa Fleming at [email protected] or telephone 07736 943948.

Current Vacancies

Job Title: Support Worker – contracted and bank staff

Location: All Amber Centres – Chawleigh in Devon, Trowbridge in Wiltshire, Ockley in Surrey

Hours: We offer a variety of shifts and flexible working patterns on a contracted or casual basis including weekends, day shifts and sleep in shifts. £67.22 per shift + sleep in allowance for night shift as detailed below

Day Shift – 9.00am to 5.30pm

Night Shift – 5pm – 9.00am.

Waking hours 5.00pm – 11.00pm and 7.30am – 9.00am with some flexibility.
Sleeping hours 11.00pm – 7.30am. £74.12 sleep in allowance.

Closing Date: ongoing 

Do you have – a non-judgemental approach to working with young people – a proven and positive outlook towards work as an individual or as part of a team – Experience of working with young people – varied life skills and outside interests – Youth Sector or Supported Housing related experience.

If so, and you would like to join our small and friendly team, please download and read through the Job Description below and then make an application.

Support Worker Job Description

To apply for a role at Amber...

Please download and complete the following forms referring to the job description for the role being applied for

Amber Job Application Form

Amber Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form

All forms are to be returned to Marissa Fleming via email [email protected] or post Ashley Court, Chawleigh, Devon EX18 7EX

The safe recruitment of staff in Amber is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care.

Amber is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people in its care. As an employer, Amber expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.