Join Changing Lives Together

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

Please read our recruitment policy before applying.

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Current vacancies

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.

Minibus Drivers (D1 licence)
Northwich and Winsford routes

We transport in our minibuses some of the most vulnerable members of our community.  Our Community Transport drivers are not just drivers, you will be someone that each passenger depends upon to get out and about in our community.  That means you must be empathetic, caring and patient with our passengers.​​

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.​


Recruitment Policy

We hire staff and accept 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 do not discriminate against any candidates because of their sexual orientation, physical or mental health conditions, age, creed, skin colour or anything else.  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, disabled people’s groups, other charity referrals and walk in’s off the street.

  • We have a track record in taking on people with disabilities, including wheelchair users.

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

  • We do not tolerate criminal behaviour in our premises.

  • If folks mess up at work, we will give training and guidance if appropriate.  However, people have been sacked for not working properly.

  • We don’t gossip or break confidences.

  • ​We try to arrange things to give people a second chance in recruitment and at work.

How many of these things does your employer do?