Working for Kaleidoscope offers rewarding roles where you will make a real difference to people’s lives. We provide all team members with continuing development opportunities, a competitive benefits package and a positive culture in which to grow.
In fact, 96% of our staff feel proud to work for Kaleidoscope – a testament to the great relationships we have with our community, our partners and the people we help!
Who We Are
Kaleidoscope is a pioneering substance use treatment provider that runs projects across Wales and the North West of England. We offer evidence based treatment and holistic support to individuals who access our services.
We are a forward looking organisation, passionate about developing services while keeping the needs of our service user community at the heart of what we do. Our achievements include initiating the first needle syringe exchange, on site methadone dispensing and the setting up of social enterprises. Kaleidoscope understands that, through listening to people, we’ll continue to innovate and campaign for the interests of those seeking help. Click here to read our full story.
‘Achieving Change Together’
Kaleidoscope supports people with drug, alcohol and mental health issues so they can have a brighter future in their communities.
What We Offer
Kaleidoscope evidenced its commitment to our teams when we were awarded the GOLD standard in our Investors in People audit (2019). We are proud to be a Living Wage Foundation employer, along with other accreditation’s such as Mindful Employer and Disability Two Tick.
Kaleidoscope offers a comprehensive benefits package, from annual well-being days to a cash back health care plan!
We are always on the lookout for passionate and motivated staff who share our organisational values. We want our staff to ‘live’ our values as they are at the heart of everything that we do.
Equality and Diversity
Kaleidoscope is committed to a policy of treating all its employees and job applicants in a fair and equitable manner. No employee or potential employee shall receive less favourable treatment or consideration during the recruitment process. To this end, Kaleidoscope is joined to various initiatives to demonstrate our commitment to equality and to strive to be a model employer of choice, including the DWP Disability Two Tick Scheme, Mindful Employer Mental Health Awareness at Work and Investors in People Gold Award.
Kaleidoscope is also committed to its Welsh Language Policy agenda and to this end are committed to providing recruitment documentation and processes through the medium of welsh, wherever requested.
We want to ensure a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and victimisation, where everyone receives equal treatment and are valued for their individual contribution to the business.
We recognise that an effective Equal Opportunities policy will help all staff to develop to their full potential, which is clearly in the best interest of both our staff and our Kaleidoscope as a whole. We want to ensure that we not only observe the relevant legislation, but do whatever is necessary to provide genuine equality of opportunity.
All offers made are subject to two satisfactory references and checks to ensure applicants have not been barred from working with vulnerable adults/children.
All staff will be required to sign their commitment to working within our safeguarding policies and procedures upon commencement of employment, along with evidencing their ability to promote and safeguard the welfare of vulnerable people.
Also due to the nature of the work we do with vulnerable people, the majority of roles within Kaleidoscope are subject to the outcome of an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. Please know that having a criminal record will not automatically disqualify you from working for us, however, decisions regarding suitability will be made based upon the nature, circumstance and background to the offence(s) committed. Criminal records are taken into account for suitability purposes only when a conviction is deemed relevant.
Relevant Policy Documents
For your information we have provided the following polices to download for your guidance.