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We are always pleased to hear from volunteers as well as candidates for jobs with us.

Please read our recruitment policy before applying.


For paid roles all applicants must download, complete and return the Application Form.  We do not score cv's.

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Current vacancies

Community Transport Minibus Driver

Northwich and Winsford

Our drivers play a key role in the safe delivery operations of the Community Transport service. We transport some of the most vulnerable members of our community. You are not just a driver, you become a member of the passenger’s support team and as such must be empathetic, caring and patient with them. ​


Reporting to the Community Transport Manager.  You must be professional, safe, efficient and reliable.  Your passengers will often include vulnerable adults, children and young people.​

If not scheduled to drive you may sometimes be asked to join a minibus as a Passenger Assistant.​


Our Drivers and Passenger Assistants are ambassadors for Changing Lives Together and must always be customer and safety focused and courteous.​

Warehouse Operative (Driver & Loader)


Our vans are out on the road and in the public eye - so it’s vital you drive in a safe, responsible way and provide service with a friendly smile and helpful attitude.  You’ll be the "face of Changing Lives Together", collecting and delivering furniture and white goods.  You will be providing a vital service to the community and helping volunteers gain valuable work experience.


We can only insure you to drive if you are over 21 and have a full driving licence, valid in the UK and held for at least 12 months with no driving convictions.

People Development Manager

At Changing Lives Together our vision is to enable people to move forward, to give them confidence and take control of their lives.  This new post will lead the organisational development and delivery of our volunteer & people strategies, supporting them with progression routes and clear developmental pathways.

You will lead our HR & Safeguarding function.  You will be responsible for the implementing our portfolio including accredited and non-accredited training, including apprentiships.

You will need to have experience of working within the charity sector and with those who are vulnerable.

Human Resources & Safeguarding Lead (maternity cover)

The role will provide daily administrative and HR support to all areas of Changing Lives Together.  You will act as the central point of contact for internal and external communications, providing advice and representing the charity.

Shop Manager
Ellesmere Port Market

Guiding the Ellesmere Port shop to long term success and sustainability, you will be the face of the shop, representing Changing Lives Together. You will build relationships and maintain professional standards with the sales team and the customers.

As the shop manager you will be expected to control all aspects of the store.  You will motivate a small team including volunteers and ensure they meet targets, maximize sales and deliver excellent customer service.

Finance Manager (Reporting & Analysis)

Supporting the charity towards long term success and sustainability, you will build relationships with all departments and maintain professional standards with our external clients and suppliers.


As the Finance manager (Reporting & Analysis) you will be expected to control all aspects of the charities budgets and strategic planning, grant reporting and reconciliation, and partner communications and lead external audit.

Recruitment Policy

We recruit staff and volunteers the following basis:

  • We obey the law.

  • ​If a DBS check or a skill or qualification is needed (e.g. a driving licence or a degree) then it must be proven before starting work.

  • We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age.  Appointment will be based on merit alone.  For non-specialist roles we take the first person we can accommodate.

  • We have recruited people from responses to our adverts, job centres, government work schemes, the probation service, groups supporting under-represented identities, other charity referrals and walk in’s off the street.

  • We have a track record in recruiting disabled people, including wheelchair users.

  • We have a track record in recruiting people with accompanying carers.

  • We do not tolerate criminal behaviour in our premises.

  • If colleagues make mistakes, we will give training and guidance if and as appropriate.  All colleagues must adhere to their employment Terms and Conditions and our procedures.


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