Vacancy: Family Support Caseworker - Learning Disability

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a forward-thinking national charity that makes a real difference to people’s lives and has a reputation for driving change at an individual, local and national level. We have an exciting opportunity to join our small and dedicated team as a Family Support Caseworker (37.5 hours a week, 10 month fixed term post).

  • 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. A particular focus of this role will be casework with families of children and adults in inpatient services (ATUs).

Clinical supervision is provided as well as ongoing learning and professional development.

Salary is £24K.

If this rewarding and challenging role is what you are looking for then please get in touch.
For more information please visit our website, telephone 01634 838739 or email:, telephone 01634 838739 or email:

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

To apply, send your CV along with a covering letter to outlining how you meet the skills and competencies in the job description and person specification.

Apply ASAP – applications will be shortlisted as they are received

Interviews to be arranged if successfully shortlisted

Start date: ASAP

If you have not received an invitation to interview within two weeks then unfortunately your application will not have been shortlisted on this occasion.

This post will be based at our office in Chatham, Kent – flexible working will be considered.