Work for us

SpecialEffect is an award-winning UK charity that exists to help people with severe physical challenges to get more out of life by giving them access to video games and technology. Known as The Gamers’ Charity, the games industry and gaming communities are at the heart of both our work and those who make that work possible – our invaluable supporters.

Join our dedicated team that’s putting inclusion and confidence back into the lives of people with severe physical disabilities.

What we offer

Mental health and wellbeing support with onsite first aiders and quarterly wellbeing days
33 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays (prorated for part-time employees)
Oxford Living Wage Employer
Disability Confident Employer
Paid sick leave
Countryside office location with onsite parking
Access to charity discount schemes
Staff organised clubs and events
Training and Development opportunities

Current vacancies

There are currently no vacancies at SpecialEffect

A note about opportunities at SpecialEffect

Please don’t send us requests for employment, an internship or work experience unless in response to a specific job which is advertised on this page. If and when the charity’s Trustees are looking to employ new staff, they will invite applications from people with a specific combination of skills, qualifications and experience to match a detailed job description.


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Our work

We’re bringing inclusion into lives of physically disabled people right across the world through the innovative use of technology.

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Who we've helped

Find out more about some of the inspirational people we’ve had the honour of helping.

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What you said

The impact of our life-transforming work – in the words of our supporters and the people we’ve helped.

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