What young people gain

  • 24 hour residential support
  • Community engagement
  • Motivation and self-belief
  • Counselling and peer support
  • Tenancy skills
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Fun and inspiration
  • Hygiene and diet
  • Health and safety
  • Job seeking skills
  • Access to vocational training
  • Volunteering and work experience
  • Help finding accommodation


Job Title: Team Leader/Project Worker
Location:  Ashleigh Court, Chawleigh, nr Chulmleigh EX18 7EX
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  31st  October 2017
Salary:  £24,073.20
Hours of Work:  9.00am to 5.30pm plus one overnight shift per month.

We are looking for a new, dynamic Team Leader to join our friendly team here at Ashley Court.  Your focus will be on guiding a team of 8-10 residents aged between 17-30 through Amber’s development programme which provides a mix of support, structure, new experiences and training that builds motivation, self-discipline and skill set. We see the potential in all our residents and inspire them to take responsibility for their lives, take control of their lives and move into education, employment and safe, sustainable accommodation.

Duties will include planning and implementing the delivery of the Amber Programme and motivating your team of residents so they can elevate their self-esteem and self-reliance enabling them to progress into employment, education or training.

A wide variety of external interests and life skills are desirable.

We are looking to interview the right candidates on receipt of applications and therefore the closing date may change and close before 31st October 2017. For further information please download our Application Form and Job Description or contact Donna Leach at [email protected] or telephone 01769 582023.

Application Form

Equal opportunities Form

Job Description 


Job Title: Support Worker – contracted and bank staff

Location: All Amber Centres 

We can offer a variety of shifts and flexible working patterns on a contracted or casual basis including weekends, day shifts, sleep in shift or waking nights. £8.74ph

Day Shift – 9.00am to 5.30pm

Night Shift – 5.00pm to 11.00pm (11.00pm to 7.30am Sleeping hours. Waking hours or part of, are paid at hourly rate) 7.30am to 9.00am.  £22.50 Sleep in allowance paid for each overnight.

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, we would like to hear from you.

For further information and a full job description please download our application form and applicant pack or contact Donna Leach at [email protected] or telephone 01769 582023.

Application Form 

Job Description 


All positions at the Amber Foundation are subject to receiving a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.

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.