We’re looking for volunteers who want something rewarding to do in their spare time. We are currently recruiting Local Champion volunteers! Read about our volunteers and how they support the CBF.
Family Support Caseworker
See below to understand more about the role and to download the information and application form you’ll need to apply.
Watch the video about the Family Support Service and current vacancy
About the role
We have a unique and exciting opportunity to join our small and dedicated team as a Family Support Caseworker (22.5 hours a week).
- Are you passionate about the rights of people with learning disabilities?
- Do you want to support and empower families who are often facing complex issues?
- Can you advocate for the best outcomes for children, young people and adults with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges?
The Family Support Caseworker will offer casework support to family carers by telephone and email, providing information and guidance about challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities including: human rights, communication, accessing services, safeguarding and other related topics.
Clinical supervision is provided as well as ongoing learning and professional development.
Salary is dependent on knowledge and experience. Additional hours may be available subject to funding.
If this rewarding and challenging role is what you are looking for, please apply by downloading the following:
Return the application form by email to email@example.com
Closing date: 9am 7th June 2021
Interview: 14th June 2021
Start date: Asap
This post would usually be based at the office in Chatham, but due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently working from home. The post holder would be expected to be office based when staff return to the office later in 2021, however there it the potential to work flexibly from home on completion of a probationary period (usually 3 months). Please contact us if you have any questions.
If you have not received an invitation to interview by 11th June, then unfortunately your application will not have been shortlisted on this occasion.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
If you have any general questions, telephone 01634 838739 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunities at the CBF
We are always happy for volunteers to join the CBF family.
Opportunities include becoming a local champion, representing CBF at local events, sharing your story or simply sharing information.
For more information see our volunteering page, which is linked below.
Being a parent of a child with Severe Learning Disabilities and behaviour that challenges can be very isolating, the ripple effect is huge. Supporting other families who know you ‘get it’ can make an enormous difference. Jen, Family Link Volunteer