Opportunity for a paid Internship at the CBF

  • Do you want to make a difference to the lives of family carers who have a relative with severe learning disabilities and behaviour described as challenging by influencing policy and practice at a strategic level?
  • Do you have the ability to present information in ways that are engaging and relevant?

This is an exciting opportunity, ideal for recent graduates wishing to gain experience within a small national charity with a reputation for excellence.

Now in its 7th year, our internship programme is well established and structured to provide you with valuable experience.  This is an excellent stepping stone into a career within the learning disability field and/or the voluntary sector and gives insight into the experience of family carers

Policy and Information Intern

The postholder will gain valuable experience in learning disability policy and practice, researching and presenting information and working with a range of professionals in the field.

Closing date: 9am Monday 23rd October 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 1st November 2017

Start date: Monday 13th November 2017 TBC

To apply, download the following:

This post will be based at the Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) office in Chatham.   There are good transport links and we are within easy walking distance of the bus and train stations.

This is a one year post.

Hours:  37.5 hours per week

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Holidays:  25 days Annual Holiday plus Bank Holidays

For more information about our work visit our website at  , telephone 01634 838739 / email:

Return the application form by email to or by post to:

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

New Road Avenue





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