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Are you looking for a rewarding career?

Would you like to make a difference to young people's lives?

We are always looking for passionate and dedicated Support Workers and Education Assistants to join our team.

Support Worker

Education Assistant 


Chailey Heritage Foundation is a unique place to work. Working as a team, we support every young person in our care so that they can pursue their full potential. The atmosphere here is one of warmth and support for the young people, their families and those who work here.

There is a real sense of making a difference and belonging to something very special.

We look for people who see the person, not the disability. Individuals who possess empathy and a genuine passion to help others and the capacity to find unique ways to build rewarding relationships with the young people here. Extensive training and support are provided, alongside a competitive salary and benefit package, as well as opportunities for career progression.

All new Day Support Workers and Education Assistant staff start at a very competitive hourly rate of £10.82 and can earn up to £20,808 per annum based on a full-time contract.

Furthermore you may be eligile for our £600 Golden Hello welcome package!

So, if you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers you the opportunity to make a real difference to a young person’s life every single day, then you’re in the right place.

Chailey Heritage Foundation offers a wide variety of roles both within our education and social care departments and also across our administration and support services. We are also very proud of our volunteer team who support across us the entire organisation and without whom many activities would not be able to run.

To view all of our current vacancies please click here. 

To learn more about the various roles that we offer, please view the Careers Profiles below.

Career Profiles

Support Worker The Support Worker role is vital in ensuring that our very complex, disable... Education Assistant The Education Assistant (EA) role is vital in ensuring that our very complex and... Meet Emily, Lunchtime Assistant At Chailey Heritage the lunchtime assistant role is very different to that in a ...


See our current vacancies and apply online

Volunteering Opportunities

The 'My Benefits' Package

Staff at Chailey Heritage Foundation have access to a comprehensive benefits package.

my benefits
Refer a Friend If you know of an external candidate who you believe might be suitable for any o... We are family friendly! CHF have a range of family-friendly policies aimed at helping our staff to manag... Annual Leave A generous annual leave scheme, entitlements rising with length of service... Appreciation Awards Our Appreciation Awards are presented in Love 2 Shop vouchers at key milest... Employee Assistance We are committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of our employees. We... Onsite Facilities You will also have access to the onsite gym, at a cost of £15 pcm. Staff a... Pension We are pleased to offer Aviva as our pension provider. Our pension is run in lin...
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