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The CFT is not just a family for the children and young people we support, but also for the individuals that contribute to our charity. Together we are one big family. The CFT prides itself on the high level of service we deliver and the standards of care we set.

Working for The Children’s Family Trust

We need people who are able to acknowledge the hard work and dedication it takes to make a difference to the lives of our children and young people. As an organisation, The CFT looks to reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. We are interested to hear from anyone with the skills and attributes needed to help further develop the service.

The CFT offer competitive salaries, continual training and opportunities to progress. Through regular appraisals staff performance is recognised on an individual level. The Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of children and ensuring that they are kept safe. Candidates must be prepared to undergo reference checks and DBS check as part of their pre-employment enquiries.

What the CFT offers its permanent employees

  • 30 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays
  • Mileage Allowance
  • Pension Plan
  • Long Service Awards
  • Death in Service Scheme
  • Membership with BUPA
  • A Range of Family Friendly Policies
  • Free onsite parking
  • Birthday Leave (following probation period)
  • Additional 3 days holiday after 5 years, and 5 days after 10 years.
  • A number of other perks dependent on your role.

You can see our current vacancies listed below, or if you would like more information on becoming a foster carer with us, please see our information page here.

Current Vacancies



Foster Carer

All regions

Become a Panel Member

As an Independent Fostering Agency we need to appoint a ‘central list’ of local appropriately experienced panel members. From time to time we need to appoint new members in various regions across the UK. Therefore if you are interested in becoming a panel member for The Children’s Family Trust in the first instance please forward us your CV with a supporting email detailing why you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be a panel member.

You can send your CV to  Steve.Williams@thecft.org.uk

Become a Trustee

From time to time The Trust look for new Trustees to join our board. We look for individuals from a variety of backgrounds to complement the needs of the organisation. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee for The Children’s Family Trust please forward your CV to us in the first instance. Read about our current Trustees here.

You can send your CV to Steve.Williams@thecft.org.uk

“I am proud to be a member of a team of Trustees who give so freely of their time and expertise to further the cause of seeking to give the best possible opportunities in life to as many children and young people as we can.”

Ian Brazier
Chairman of Trustees

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