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The Children's Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury. We deliver rehabilitation, education and community services through skilled teams who work with children and young people with acquired brain injuries and neurodisabilities, and their families. Our ambition is that all these children and young people have the opportunity to live the best life possible.


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Our staff are talented and passionate about making a difference, and we are always looking to hire dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who have a can-do attitude to join our team. We have a variety of roles available, so if you’re interested in working with us and making a difference to the lives of the children and young people we support, and their families, please take a look at our current vacancies.

The children and young people we support, along with their families, deserve the best possible environment that we can provide. In order to achieve this it's important that our staff are properly supported and their skills developed.

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If you're interested in working with us at The Children's Trust, take a look at our current vacancies.

Alternatively, for an informal and confidential conversation, please contact our recruitment team on 01737 365 880 or email any questions you may have to recruitment@thechildrenstrust.org.uk.

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Working environment

We are proud of the positive working environment at The Children's Trust and the fun we have with the children and young people we support. To see this in action, watch our 'Full of Wonder' film below.

Employee benefits

We are pleased to offer an extensive benefits package for staff to enjoy as below. Those marked with an asterix are available on-site at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, Surrey.

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Full training and induction programme
  • Access to training and supervision, along with our commitment to their on-going personal development
  • Retention of NHS and Teacher's pensions where applicable, or a generous contributory pension scheme for other staff
  • 35 days holiday (including bank holidays), increasing with length of service.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • On-site subsidised nursery with places for staff* (subject to availability and eligibility)
  • Free parking*
  • Subsidised canteen* 
  • Subsidised accommodation* (subject to availability and eligibility)
  • Library*

Work life balance

In addition, we are also pleased to offer the following:

  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Health and well-being programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational health service including access to a physiotherapy services
  • On-site classes including Zumba and yoga* (subject to availability)
  • Discounts on goods and services offered by third parties

Inclusion and diversity

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disabilities, and religions/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to continuously improve our inclusion and diversity practices.

Our current vacancies

The children and young people we support, along with their families, deserve the best possible environment that we can provide.

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Why I love my job at The Children's Trust...

Read real stories from current employees at The Children's Trust about why they love their job.

Kayleigh Goddard, Lead Nurse for Neurorehabilitation

"The 24-hour approach towards rehabilitation underpins the way in which care is structured, and involves every member of the multidisciplinary team working in collaboration with the individual child or young person and their family."

Rachel, CSA

"Getting to know the children well helps to monitor how they are feeling on a daily basis, so the team can respond quickly to their needs. My job is varied, sometimes challenging, but equally enjoyable and rewarding...."

Ayesha, Nurse

"There are many aspects of my job that I love. It is wonderful to be part of a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team."

Our Clinical Education Team

Our Clinical Education Team is a specialist training team responsible for working across The Children's Trust to support all staff in providing the best quality of care for our children.The training they provide covers a range of topics, from clinical competency and assessment to advanced communication strategies.

Training sessions are fun, interactive and most importantly, research based; illustrating our ongoing commitment to the professional development of all our staff members. 

Candidate & Prospective Volunteer Privacy Notice

The Children’s Trust is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.

To find out how we collect and use personal information about you during our recruitment process, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) see the Candidate & Prospective Volunteer section within The Children’s Trust Privacy Policy, which applies to all potential employees, workers, contractors, and volunteers.  The policy can be found here or alternatively, a copy may be requested from the People Operations Team on 01737 365 880.

If you have any concerns or queries regarding the privacy and security of your personal information, you can contact The Children’s Trust Data Protection Officer via dpo@thechildrenstrust.org.uk