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Careers

Careers

Careers

Careers

We regularly look to recruit dedicated professionals who are as passionate as we are about changing the lives of disabled children in the UK. It is an exciting period for us.

We’re growing as a charity and we’re doing more than ever before to improve the lives of disabled children and their families across the UK. Caudwell Children is committed to creating a diverse environment and will not discriminate for any reason against any person because of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background and other underrepresented groups.

Why work with Caudwell Children?

Why work with Caudwell Children?

At Caudwell Children we pride ourselves on the impact we collectively have on the lives of our beneficiaries and their families. We recognise that everyone has their own unique skills which all play an important part in the ongoing success of the charity and achieving our mission of creating a world where disabled and autistic children have the choice, opportunity, dignity and understanding they deserve.

With a wide variety of roles and careers available, whether it is your first job or the latest step in your career, if you share our ambition to change the world for disabled and autistic children then there is a place for you at Caudwell Children. 

Purple People culture

Purple People culture

“The strength of a team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”   Phil Jackson

 At Caudwell Children we recognise that our work is emotive and our ambitions are great. We want to change the world, and the only way we will achieve our goal is to work as a team and to work as a team we must look after each other as a family. Our Purple Family.

Staff Benefits

What’s in it for you?

 

Caudwell Children offers state of the art facilities tailor made for employees, visitors, families and children in beautiful surroundings within the grounds of Keele University, including spacious work areas, sensory gardens, a fully equipped kitchen, in-door and out-door breakout areas, chill-out areas, lockers and showers.

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 33 with length of service.
  • Free on-site parking
  • Christmas shut down
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Support with professional CPD
  • Opportunities for volunteering
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Reimbursement for eye tests and contribution towards frames

What our employees say

Photo-Chloe

“I started volunteering for Caudwell Children before my role and really enjoyed my time helping different departments as well as gaining invaluable experience working alongside the children. So, when a job came up for Assistant Psychology, it was a no-brainer to apply! “

Chloe

Assistant Psychologist

Photo-Dominic

“I was really impressed by the ethos of the charity and wanted to be a part of their mission. The office building is incredible and is a great environment to work in. Now that I’ve been here a while I can also say that the people are great too! ”

Dominic

Management Accountant

Photo-Jordan

“I have always wanted to work in the field of Autism to help families and Caudwell Children was the perfect place to do it. There is neurodivergence within my family and I know how important accessing support can be.”

Jordan

Senior Assistant Psychologist

Current Vacancies

Caudwell Children transforms the lives of disabled children across the UK. We act as a safety net for families who are unable to gain the help they need. The charity’s management and administration costs are covered by a kind benefactor so that donations go directly to children we help.

  • Events
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a fixed term post for a dynamic, creative and passionate Director of Events and Fundraising to continue to push the Charity’s events and fundraising portfolio forward to support the exciting development of the Charity’s services.

  • Partnership
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting responsible for the development of our income streams to enable growth. We need partnerships to deliver incredible
change on the ground, where we can have greatest impact in supporting all children with disability and their families.

  • Partnership
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

We’re looking for a confident, enthusiastic, and strategic self-starter who excels in building lasting relationships. This position is key for growing relationships with major donors, both current and prospective, and maximizing opportunities with national and international Trusts & Foundations.

  • Operations
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

We are looking to expand our IT department and now need a Network, Server and Infrastructure Support Engineer to join our team due to ongoing projects and growth. This is an exciting opportunity to take the lead on IT technical queries and provide advanced IT support and maintenance to all users across the Charity.

  • Family Services
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
  • Cooperative

Dedicated Children’s Activity Lead to plan, co-ordinate and deliver regular weekend activities as part of our ASDAN programme. The aim is to help disabled children and young people identify their goals and build the skills and experience to allow them to reach their full potential, helping them to build friendships and form lasting social networks.

  • Family Services
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
  • Cooperative

Do you have a passion for working with children and making a difference? We have an exciting opportunity available at Caudwell Children to plan and deliver activities for disabled children in our Short Breaks team and during our Holiday Activity Scheme.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, formulation and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing Caudwell Children services.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

This is a permanent post supporting the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, intervention and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing the service.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, intervention and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing the service.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, formulation and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing Caudwell Children services.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, formulation and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing Caudwell Children services.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

This permanent position supports the Speech and Language Therapy Team in delivering clinical support to children and families. Candidates need experience in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, along with specialist skills. The role also involves assisting the Lead Speech and Language Therapist in supervising and supporting less experienced team members.

  • Chief Executive Office
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

Caudwell Children, a national charity founded by John Caudwell in 2000, is seeking a visionary CEO to lead its growth in impacting the lives of disabled and autistic children. The ideal candidate, with a proven track record in commerce or charity senior roles, will join a passionate team dedicated to providing support to 15,000 children annually, including operating the ground breaking Caudwell International Children’s Centre. Apply now to be part of our transformative journey and drive societal change.

  • Chief Executive Office
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

Caudwell Children, a national charity founded by John Caudwell in 2000, is seeking a visionary CEO to lead its growth in impacting the lives of disabled and autistic children. The ideal candidate, with a proven track record in commerce or charity senior roles, will join a passionate team dedicated to providing support to 15,000 children annually, including operating the ground breaking Caudwell International Children’s Centre. Apply now to be part of our transformative journey and drive societal change.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, formulation and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing Caudwell Children services.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

This is a permanent post supporting the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, intervention and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing the service.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, intervention and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing the service.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, formulation and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing Caudwell Children services.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), in the delivery of effective clinical services through assessment, formulation and ongoing support to children, young people and families accessing Caudwell Children services.

  • Clinical
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Competitive

This permanent position supports the Speech and Language Therapy Team in delivering clinical support to children and families. Candidates need experience in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, along with specialist skills. The role also involves assisting the Lead Speech and Language Therapist in supervising and supporting less experienced team members.

  • Events
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a fixed term post for a dynamic, creative and passionate Director of Events and Fundraising to continue to push the Charity’s events and fundraising portfolio forward to support the exciting development of the Charity’s services.

  • Family Services
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
  • Cooperative

Dedicated Children’s Activity Lead to plan, co-ordinate and deliver regular weekend activities as part of our ASDAN programme. The aim is to help disabled children and young people identify their goals and build the skills and experience to allow them to reach their full potential, helping them to build friendships and form lasting social networks.

  • Family Services
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
  • Cooperative

Do you have a passion for working with children and making a difference? We have an exciting opportunity available at Caudwell Children to plan and deliver activities for disabled children in our Short Breaks team and during our Holiday Activity Scheme.

  • Operations
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

We are looking to expand our IT department and now need a Network, Server and Infrastructure Support Engineer to join our team due to ongoing projects and growth. This is an exciting opportunity to take the lead on IT technical queries and provide advanced IT support and maintenance to all users across the Charity.

  • Partnership
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

This is a permanent post supporting responsible for the development of our income streams to enable growth. We need partnerships to deliver incredible
change on the ground, where we can have greatest impact in supporting all children with disability and their families.

  • Partnership
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Cooperative

We’re looking for a confident, enthusiastic, and strategic self-starter who excels in building lasting relationships. This position is key for growing relationships with major donors, both current and prospective, and maximizing opportunities with national and international Trusts & Foundations.

Need help applying?

Need help applying?

Should you encounter any difficulties completing the application form, or you would prefer a paper version, please contact us on 01782 433 947.

If you’d like a confidential chat prior to applying for any of our fundraising roles please contact us on 01782 433 947. If you’re used to the commercial sector, you’ll fit right in. Our non-healthcare colleagues have backgrounds in all kinds of business and industries – it’s what makes us so commercially astute and successful.

Or call 01782 433 947 if you’re keen to discuss any of the current clinical vacancies.

Caudwell Children is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.