New deadline! Family Support Caseworker – Learning Disability

We’ve extended the deadline for this vacancy, and updated some of the details.

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 rewarding and challenging role is what you are looking for then please get in touch.

For more information and to download an application pack please visit our website, telephone 01634 838739 or email: Please note CVs will not be accepted.

We recommend that you contact quoting “FSC vacancy” with any questions and to arrange an informal chat about the role.

Closing date: 9am 7th June 2021

Interview: 14th June 2021

Start date: Asap

This post will be based at our office in Chatham, but due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently working remotely. The post holder will be office based when staff return to the office later in 2021, however there is the potential to work some of the time 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.