Why work for us

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.

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
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Employee benefits

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A member of The Children's Trust catering team gets ready to serve up a scrumptious, subsidised lunch.
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*
Here at The Children’s Trust HQ we are lucky enough to have a very co-operative childcare nursery sharing our specialist site. The nursery raised an incredible £912.64 over the past year in addition to providing subsidised childcare places.
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
A training session held at The Children's Trust. Employees are supported with internal training, as well as with external development opportunities
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.


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Interested in working with us?

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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 .
Our People Operations Team are happy to assist with any queries you may have regarding our current vacancies.

Please contact us on 01737 365 880.

Stories from our staff

Linda, Charity Shop Manager for The Children's Trust
Hear from current employees at The Children's Trust about why they love their job.

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