Communications Officer

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation is seeking an experienced, highly organised and pro-active individual to join our small team.

Full time post (part time considered)

Salary: £24k - £25k (depending on experience)

Office based, although hybrid working will be considered for the right candidate

About the role

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a small national charity focussed specifically on the needs of children, young people and adults with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges, and their families.

This is a great opportunity working within the charity sector to use and hone your communications and digital skills across a variety of media.

This is a key role within a small and committed team. It will provide you with a great all-round opportunity to develop your existing skills and to gain a broad variety of communications experience.

  • Do you want to make a difference to the lives of families caring for sons/daughters with severe learning disabilities?
  • Do you have the ability to present information in ways that are engaging and relevant?

Can you work within a small team to implement a Communication Strategy?

With support from Trustees and the friendly CBF staff team, you will lead on the implementation of the CBF’s communication strategy across a wide range of media including press, web, digital and social media, newsletters, e-newsletters and more. Your excellent copy writing skills, coupled with your passion for equality and human rights, will enable us to amplify our message and reach many more families who need our support.

You will need to be highly organised, pro-active, and adept at using your experience to get our message across to wide range of audiences across multiple platforms. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Key dates

Closing date: 9am Monday 7th November 2022

Interview date: Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th November 2022 (Interview with role appropriate task)

Start date: ASAP

How to apply

Before applying, please read the Job Description and Person Specification on our website (Communications Officer - Challenging Behaviour Foundation)

To apply, send a CV with a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification to

Please note, a basic disclosure is required for this role along with proof of your eligibility to work in the UK.

For more information telephone 01634 838739 or email: