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.

“SEN Care Support Workers, Health Care Assistant, Therapists and Cleaners” recruited between October 2021 and December 2021 will receive a £300 !!! Welcome to Henshaws Bonus!

To find out about our vacancies click here or Call us on 01423 814 510

Furlough ended? Looking for a new career? We will train you for a rewarding career in Care!

Payment  for permanent posts only, payment in your salary once you have completed your first month employment with Henshaws.

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

Arts and Crafts Centre Entrance

Take a peek inside our Arts and Craft Centre and meet our talented Artmakers

Henshaws Policies

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

Policies and Reports

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

Access to Work

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


Barbara Grant and Aimee Jackson

"My Story"

We catch up with Aimee who won a Pearson Teaching Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education.

Award winning Aimee shares her SEND teaching passion (blog)

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)

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!