Enhancing the lives of children and families within the Leeds area


Current vacancies

Weekend Care Worker

We require experienced care workers to support us for a minimum of two weekend days at our Weekenders Club, which is based in the Headingley and Kirkstall area of Leeds (LS6).

The role involves working with children and young people with a variety of disabilities aged 5-18. It is essential that you have extensive experience of working with people with disabilities, particularly children and young people.

Hours of work are 9:30am to 5pm. Pay is £8.19 per hour plus statutory holiday pay.

An appropriate qualification (minimum of NVQ Level 3 in playwork or childcare) is desirable but not essential.

Interested in working with us? Download our Care Worker Job Application Pack.

Please note we are always seeking applicants for volunteering – click here to find out more.

Comments from past employees:

“Weekenders is an amazing opportunity to support local children and families who really need and greatly value your time. It’s hard to think of a more rewarding job that is possible to fit around study. It’s given me the opportunity to learn many life skills that will be invaluable to my future career.”

Yr. 1 BSc Physiotherapy Student

“Sick of working at unappreciative, underpaid jobs – good to find something rewarding, worthwhile and well paid.”

“I never thought I would find a student job that is so fun, has staff so friendly, and in which I could learn so much about myself and others. The best student job I could have wished for!”

Yr. 3 Speech & Language Therapy Student

“Working for Weekenders has allowed me to earn money whilst bringing happiness to others. The job allows you to have the privilege of meeting the wonderful individuals who happen to interact with the world differently because of the fabric of their existence. It has been a joy to work for such a brilliant Charity.”