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Working for Blyth Star

Blyth Star is committed to helping the people it represents to live fulfilling and inclusive lives through maximising each individual’s ability to live independently within the context of their illness or disability. All of our staff, whether paid or voluntary, play a crucial role in making sure that we continue to excel at this.

What We Offer:

  • Good hourly rates

  • NEST company pension

  • Guaranteed hours contracts

  • Fully funded job-related training

  • Good career progression opportunities


Current Vacancies

Woodwork, Design & Technology Training Supervisor

Full-time Permanent Post (37.5 hours per week)
Monday - Friday (8.45 am - 4.15 pm)
Starting salary: £16,479 per annum, rising to £19,746 per annum according to length of service and relevant qualifications.

We are looking to recruit a flexible, enthusiastic and conscientious individual who will work with people with mental health issues and/or learning disabilities who have expressed an interest in woodwork, DIY and/or design, supporting them to learn, practice or maintain their skills.  In addition, you will introduce people to a wider range of woodcrafts and design, encourage them to undertake certified courses and qualifications, and work towards employment where appropriate.  You will also be responsible for generating income through the production and sale of woodworked items both internally and externally to ensure the financial viability of the department.

An application for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be submitted in the event of an individual being offered a position within Blyth Star Enterprises.

For an application form and a more detailed job description, please telephone Brandon Hedley on 01670 338500 or email b.hedley@blythstar.org.uk.

Blyth Star Enterprises is a Disability Confident Employer. A disabled applicant meeting the minimum criteria for any of our job vacancies will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.