Helping families heal
Who we’re looking for
At Family Futures our staff are our best asset. We recruit people who have a passion for working with people and are experts in what they do.
See our current opportunities here.
We look for people who want to be part of a service that is innovative, creative and constantly striving to do better. If this sounds like you and you want to join our team to deliver this service, we’d love to hear from you.
What we’re about
We are a small, not-for-profit organisation but our work has a huge impact on the lives of the children and families we work with. Recognising our staff give their best, we offer great Employee benefits, an inquiring learning culture and a strong sense of togetherness. See what our staff say about working here.
We celebrate birthdays and achievements and we meet regularly to share information and ideas, with training and a bring-a-dish lunch being an important part of our monthly team meetings. Recognising that our work here can be demanding, we encourage the health and wellbeing of our staff with free yoga, sessions in mindfulness and somatic experiencing and free daily lunch.
This is just a glimpse of what we offer and why we think Family Futures is a great place to work.
Could you join our team?
Senior Psychological Therapist
Family Futures is an adoption and adoption support agency awarded an outstanding rating by OFSTED at our most recent inspection in 2018. We have a reputation for innovation and offer a high quality service – an integrated multi-disciplinary, assessment, treatment and family-finding service for children who are traumatised or have attachment difficulties.
You will be a psychological therapist (e.g. psychotherapist, creative arts psychotherapist).
We are looking for someone:
- who has experience of working with children and families in a therapeutic setting, preferably in the field of fostering and adoption
- who has an understanding of Family Futures NPP approach to the treatment of developmentally traumatised children
- who is parent-positive and child friendly
- who wishes to develop their therapeutic skills in working with children, parents and families
- who would enjoy working as part of an integrated team.
This is an exciting and challenging role and a wonderful opportunity for someone who wants to be part of a team of professionals who are helping traumatised children and their families based on the most recent neuro-scientific research.
Family Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The organisation follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm, and will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
Family Futures offers high-quality supervision and professional development training. We also offer a nurturing environment for staff to work in as we recognise that this is a stressful area of work. Further information about our post placement multidisciplinary assessment and therapy service, family finding service and professional training programme can be found on our website https://www.familyfutures.co.uk/.
Should you wish to apply please contact Claire Ashby, HR Assistant, on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7354 4161 for an application pack.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday the 7th October. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 6th November. (Please note, we cannot change the interview date).
Salary: £35, 000 – £40,000 per annum
This is a full-time permanent position – 37.5 hours per week
Part time: 24 hours per wk
Family Futures is an Adoption and Adoption Support agency awarded an outstanding rating by OFSTED at our recent inspection in 2018. We have a reputation for innovation and offering a high quality service. Family Futures offers an integrated multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and family finding service for traumatised adopted and fostered children.
We are looking to recruit an HR Assistant to join our HR & Admin Team on a part time basis. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will carry out a range of tasks including maintaining staff HR records, recording staff absence and assisting line managers with the recruitment process.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly team player, who has excellent attention to detail, is solution focused and has a ‘can do’ approach to work. You will have excellent organisational skills and be flexible to the needs of the company with the ability to multi-task and manage a busy workload. You must also have the ability to communicate effectively with people across the organisation. You will have a minimum of 12 months experience in an HR related position and experience of using an HRM system is essential for this role.
Family Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The organisation follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm, and the applicant will be required to have a Criminal Records check.
For an application pack, please email Claire Ashby, HR Assistant, on email@example.com or call 020 7354 4161.
Salary Scale: £20,000 – £25,000 per annum pro rata
Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 7th October with interviews scheduled to take place on Tuesday 16th October 2018. (Please note, we cannot change the interview date).
Do you know a GP or hospital consultant who may be interested in being the Medical Advisor to our panel? We are also looking to recruit a Paediatrician to be a consultant for our assessment and therapy service. For more information about these roles please contact Claire Ashby, HR Assistant by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 020 7354 4161.