Challengers Overview

  • www.disability-challengers.org
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1979
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Civic, Welfare & Social Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Challengers is a registered children's charity, established in 1979, dedicated to providing exciting and challenging play and leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people. We do this through our play and youth centres in Guildford and Farnham and through our ...
Mission: Challengers has developed and grown in many of ways over the years but what always remains at the heart of the organisation is, what is best for the children and young people we support. We strive to provide truly inclusive, fun and safe places where all disabled children ...

Challengers Reviews

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David McAuley
David McAuley
5 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 1 year

"Extremely rewarding!"

Mar 17, 2022 - Play Worker

Pros

-So rewarding
-Develops transferable skills (teamwork, leadership etc)
-Work with great people

Cons

-Pay was not great (although I believe they now pay the living wage so it is now significantly better!)

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you're doing!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Challengers

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Challengers Interviews

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  1. Youth and Play Worker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Challengers (United Kingdom) in Feb 2020

    Interview

    One to one quick interview asking about your personal experience and views, questionnaire about safeguarding and how you would respond to situations ,and a group game to show you are willing to have fun and join in with the children and young people.
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Company Updates

December 17, 2019
We are delighted to announce that following a rigorous recruitment process, David McAuley has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Challengers.
Challengers appoints new Chief Executive | Challengers
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How do employees feel about their professional development opportunities at Challengers?

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