Work for Us

At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day.

Job posts may close earlier than the advertised date should we receive a suitable pool of applications.

Current Vacancies

View our current vacancies and apply online.

Current Vacancies

Working with Us

As a charity that truly values its employees, we offer an excellent package of staff benefits.

Benefits of working with us

Student and college staff together smiling

Working at Henshaws College

Looking for a rewarding career in care?

Henshaws Policies

Henshaws policies and statements including GDPR, Applicant Privacy Policy, Safeguarding  and our values.

Policies and Reports

Volunteer Roles

Volunteers are an essential part of Henshaws.

We are grateful to all our volunteers for their time and dedication, and could not exist without their support.

 Current Volunteer Roles 

Access to Work

Disabled people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people. How can Access to Work help?


Nick Marr

Leadership Team

Our Senior Leadership team, Trustees and Governing body

Meet our leadership team

A day in the life of our college receptionist

My Story

What’s it like working on the main desk at a busy College? Craig, our receptionist at Henshaws Specialist College tells us more.

A day in the life of Henshaws Specialist College Receptionist (blog)

Henshaws College

Take a look around our wonderful specialist college

Workforce Development

Henshaws recognises the importance of investing in our staff through training, qualifications and internal promotion

Workforce Development

College prospectus

How Your Support has made a difference

See the impact your support has made to our service users. Read case studies and learn more about our range of services and support.

How your support has made a difference

Our Services

Henshaws are based in Yorkshire and in the North West of England with outreach to the World through our Knowledge Village

What we offer

Come in and take a closer look


We are proud of our latest CQC report “Good with elements of Outstanding”

Positive feedback from CQC for Henshaws Specialist College

"My Story"

Kate, our Enablement Officer based in Oldham, explains her role in supporting the local sight loss community and the services that she delivers on a daily basis

Life as an Enablement Officer at Henshaws (blog)

Annual Reviews & Accounts

Take a whistle stop tour of the last year at Henshaws. Download our latest Annual Review and Trustee Report and Accounts.

Annual Review

Contact Us

Health And Wellbeing

What we offer

• 7 paid weeks holiday per year (pro rata) including two extra ‘Henshaws’ Bank Holidays.
• Up to four paid days per year off per year for unforeseen emergency domestic situations.
• DBS Enhanced with child & adult barring paid for by Henshaws
• Long service Financial rewards of up to £750
• Employee Assistance Programme offering staff a free range of financial, legal and wellbeing resources including 6 counselling sessions free of charge.
• Participation in Hospital Saturday Fund – for you and your household
• Enhanced sick pay for up to 6 months
• Full training package provided, including vocational qualifications
• Certified as Disability Awareness Employer
• Commitment to being a ‘Mindful Employer’ to support staff mental health and wellbeing

At Henshaws we understand that a work life balance is central to all of our happiness and wellbeing. Supporting positive mental health is key to our ethos and we are proud to be certified as a ‘Mindful employer’ putting the emotional wellbeing of our staff and students central to our activities. Our staff support our students, Art makers and clients but also we are proud to support each other!