Careers with us
The young adults with disabilities we support at National Star are currently looking for new care and support workers and nurses to join us.
There is no such thing as a typical student or long-term resident at National Star – that’s what makes starting your career at our charity so interesting and varied. We have students and residents with autism and learning disabilities, many with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Some are non-verbal and use communication aids such as AAC devices while others have physical disabilities which means they rely upon a wheelchair to get around. All of the young people we support have huge personalities and like to have fun as they work towards achieving their aspirations.
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Speech and Language Therapist
Speech and Language Therapists at National Star have a key role in ensuring that students gain the skills and confidence to communicate effectively as part of their journey towards living as independently as possible.
Care & Support Worker (Facilitator)
National Star is recruiting extra special people to join its committed team of care and support workers helping young people with complex disabilities to make the most of their time at college and to live life as independently as possible.
Join National Star as a tutor, and your skills will help create experiences without limits for people with disabilities.
Join our award-winning team
Top three reasons why you should join the team at National Star
- We’ll help you develop in your role, providing plenty of training and development opportunities. For internal candidates we offer degree apprenticeships in many healthcare disciplines including nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
- Our care worker roles are flexible with part-time and term-time positions available across our sites in Gloucestershire, Hereford and Wales.
- We have an excellent colleague benefits package. For example, a healthcare cashback scheme, providing money back on wellbeing essentials like optician and dentist appointments and treatments, through to a contributory pension, generous holiday entitlement and cycle to work scheme.
Almost 1 in 10 of our employees have a declared disability and we are proud to have achieved Disability Confident employer status.
Why work at National Star?
Cheltenham & Gloucester Jobs fair
Come along to the Cheltenham & Gloucester Jobs Fair and discover more about the wide range of roles available at National Star
Hereford Careers Fair
Meet members of our recruitment team and chat about our current full-time, part-time and term-time only vacancies in Herefordshire.
Can I volunteer?
Safeguarding and the workloads of our frontline care, therapy and teaching teams mean that we are not in a position to offer work experience or volunteering placements at National Star.
However, we welcome volunteers willing to support our fundraising team or those wishing to gain retail experience in our charity shops.