Working With Us

Here at the Child Brain Injury Trust, we pride ourselves on having a dedicated and hardworking team of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly every day to promote the charity and support children, young people, their families cope with acquired brain injury. We are also a proud to be the first point of contact for professionals, looking for advice and information to help them support the young people they work with.

If you are interested in working with our dedicated team of staff, please review the available vacancies below or check out our volunteering page.

Please note, we do not respond to unsolicited approaches from recruitment agencies or media.

Regional Child & Family Suport Coordinator

Full time
Location: Home based close to Leeds  (with regular travel across the region)
Salary: £22,000

The Child Brain Injury Trust has an exciting post available for a talented individual in the Yorkshire & the Humber region.

Do you have experience of working with families in a community setting?

Do you have an interest in helping find solutions for families in difficult circumstances?

Do you have excellent networking skills?

You will build a regional support project for children/young people who have been affected by acquired brain injury (ABI), and their families, working with the team at Leeds and Sheffield Children’s Hospitals to provide emotional and practical support and help families move towards self-management of their condition.  The post will be include regular travel throughout Yorkshire & the Humber region.

You will need an understanding of building effective support networks locally, working across statutory, voluntary and community sectors to build effective support pathways for children/young people.  If you have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision we are keen to hear from you.  You will need to be empathetic, patient and organised, able to engage children/young people and, above all, treat people with respect and dignity at all times.  If this sounds like you we want to hear from you.  Knowledge and experience of working with children/young people with ABI is also a distinct advantage, but full training will be provided.

To find out more, please view the application information and job description here

Application Process

Application is by submitting a detailed CV and covering letter, outlining your interest in the role and mapping your knowledge, skills and experience to the job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lucy Perkins on 07881228004.

All applications should be sent to the following email address by 9am Monday 10 April 2017:

The Child Brain Injury Trust implements child protection, confidentiality and equal opportunities policies

Closing Date for all posts:      9am Monday 10 April 2017

Interview dates:                     week commencing 24 April 2017

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