Current Vacancies

To apply for any of the vacancies:

You can download an Application form and job descriptions which are found at the bottom of this webpage. Alternatively, if you would prefer a hard copy please call the HR department on 01242 527631.

Applications can be sent via post to the following address:
Human Resources Department, National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QU

Or by email:

Please note in line with Equal Opportunities, we do not accept CVs as part of the application process.

National Star is proud to have been awarded the Two Ticks Positive About Disabled People symbol.

As a registered charity it is not our practice to acknowledge the receipt of application forms or to notify those candidates who are not shortlisted. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

National Star Foundation is the charity that supports students at the National Star College, an "outstanding college" (Ofsted 2012), as well as providing a wide range of services for people with disabilities.An Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required - further information on the pre-employment checks undertaken can be found under jobs.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

All posts are term time and based at our main Ullenwood site unless otherwise stated.

Applications will be accepted up to midday on the closing date unless stated otherwise on the individual vacancy notice


National Star, Ullenwood, GL53 9QU
35 - 44 hours p/w over 40 weeks (minimum 4 days per week)
22k-26k based on experience and working 44hrs over 40weeks
(multiple posts)
Closing date: Wednesday 21st January 2015 at Noon

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our innovative physiotherapy team at this outstanding college. As part of the learning programmes directorate you will work with tutors, support staff and other therapists to enable young people with disabilities, learning difficulties and acquired brain injuries to reach their goals.
To enable you to do this you will be working in a beautiful setting, with fantastic facilities including an aquatic therapy pool, sensory rooms, extensive equipment as well as a supportive and proactive team.

Facilitators - Care/Support Workers

National Star, Ullenwood, GL53 9QU
Posts available at Ullenwood (Cheltenham) and in Gloucester
£8.17 per hour
Full Time Posts available | 52 weeks per year and term time only.
Part Time Posts available | from 12 hours per week upwards | 52 weeks per year and term time only.
All posts are shift work.
Early Shifts with 7am starts and Late shifts with 10-11pm finish.
All staff work every other weekend.
Closing date: Wednesday 21st January 2015 at Noon

Working with students or Residents at National Star you will be supporting with all personal care, social and educational requirements. This role is varied and interesting as you will support within the Residence, social activities, in the classroom and in therapy sessions. If you are looking for an exciting career in care and you are motivated, have excellent initiative and high standards then we would like to hear from you. National Star offer excellent career progression and training, this post could be the opportunity you need to excel in the field of health and social care. Ideally you will have experience of working with people with complex needs and hold a level 2 qualification, however we are open to applicants without any prior care experience.

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Guidance Notes for completing application form 1.2 MB
Application Form 137.5 KB
Information for Applicants114.5 KB
Physiotherapist 1.21 MB
Facilitator (Care and Support) 293.5 KB

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registered in England No 522846 at the above address.
VAT Registration No 184 5412 03.
Registered Charity No. 220239.