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New vacancy at CBF for Family Support Caseworker

 

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a forward-thinking national charity (based in Chatham, Kent) that makes a difference to people’s lives and has a reputation for driving change at an individual, local and national level.  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 varied and innovative role is what you are looking for, please apply by downloading the following:

Return the application form by email to info@thecbf.org.uk

  • Closing date: 9am 26th April 2021 
  • Interview: 6th May 2021
  • Start date: As soon as possible

This post would usually be based at the office in Chatham, however, due to Covid-19 we are currently working from home. This post holder would be expected to be office based when staff return to the office later in 2021.

If you have not received an invitation to interview by 30th April, then unfortunately your application will not have been shortlisted on this occasion.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. 

We recommend that you contact gemma.harpum@thecbf.org.uk quoting “FSC vacancy” with any questions and to arrange an informal chat about the role. Please also read our equal opportunities statement.

If you have any general questions, telephone 01634 838739 or email: info@thecbf.org.uk    

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a charity registered in England and Wales (Charity Number 1060714). 
 

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