Learning Disability Community Support with Ripon Community Link.
A dynamic community-based support service for people with learning disabilities, “enabling people to achieve their life goals.

Our current vacancies include:


Co-ordinator: Full time (37.5) or 30hrs per week


Salary: NJC Points 18 - 21 (Starting salary NJC 18: £18,070)


To be based at Ripon Community Link: Community House + satellite at St Wilfrid’s Bungalow, Church Lane, Ripon.


We are seeking someone experienced in social care provision for adults with learning difficulties, who is able to take key-worker responsibility for members, lead delivery of sessions and contribute to team leadership.


The successful candidate will be responsive to individual needs, have a person- centric approach and be committed to the values of Ripon Community Link.

Closing date:  Friday 13th October 2017

Community Support Assistants


Community Support Assistant: Full time (37.5) or various hours available. Min commitment 2 days (15hrs per week). Please indicate your preferred hours when applying. 

Salary: NJC Points 11 – 13: £15,807 - £16,491 per annum (full time: 37.5 hours)

Dependent on experience and responsibilities. 

Post holder to work flexibly across our three sites: Community House, St Wilfrid’s Bungalow and Ripon Walled Garden.  

Closing date:  Friday 13th October 2017

For further information, including full job advertisements, job descriptions and person specifications, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, please contact: or telephone the office on 01765 607461


1) Application Form, click here. and in editable format click here.

2) Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (to be sent in with completed application form) click here


Ripon Community Link provides a day time support service for people with learning difficulties, offering a wide range of community-based activities and opportunities. Our aims are to maximise independence, health, well-being, skills and fulfilment for our members. We are based across three sites: two in Ripon centre and also Ripon Walled Garden.

Ripon Walled Garden is our garden nursery with shop, café and garden maintenance business. The garden has achieved a Duke of Edinburgh Community Award and a Ripon Civic Society Award, has won Gold Award at Harrogate Flower Show for a Show Garden, and continues to receive commendations for improvements to the garden year on year. Our Walled Garden café has been open since October 2014 and has a 5-star Environment Health rating, a NYCC Healthier Choices Gold Award, is featured on Trip Advisor and is a flourishing café with a plot-to-plate ethos and a growing customer base.