Work with us

At Beacon Family Services we believe our staff are our most important asset. We recruit people who have a passion for working with people and are experts in what they do.

Are you excited by supporting children to build and strengthen their family relationships?

Would you like to work in a dynamic and growing team that nurtures your professional creativity?

As a not-for-profit company we are looking for people who want to be part of a service that is innovative, creative and seeks to have the greatest possible positive impact on children and family’s lives.

We are a small team but a great place to work with rewards for staff commitment to our mission including:

up to 30 days of annual leave
a warm and friendly team
a hybrid working environment with therapy spaces and WFH infrastructure
a learning culture and access to individual and group supervision

WE'RE HIRING!

Find more information about us on our About Us page.

Associate Therapists

 
Are you a trained Theraplay® or DDP practitioner based in the West Midlands with experience providing therapeutic support to families?

Are you committed to the practicum and developing your practice to achieve foundational, intermediate or full certification?

We are always looking for exceptional practitioners to join our team as associates. If this sounds like you, please send your CV and a covering letter.

For more information, see our Person Specification.

Closing date: Rolling application process


Senior Therapist

 
Are you a qualified social worker, psychotherapist, play therapist, occupational therapist or clinical/counselling psychologist with experience of providing Theraplay® or DDP or other relational therapies to families?
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your practice with children, young people and their families including those who have been adopted?

Do you collaborate with others and provide expertise in assessment, intervention and consultation? Would you enjoy opportunities to shape the growth of Beacon Family Services community projects to broaden access to relational therapies?

We are looking for an experienced professional to take a senior role in our therapeutic team supporting families and colleagues. If this sounds like you, please send your CV and a covering letter.

For more information, see our Person Specification.

Closing date: 15th December 2023


Board Members

 
Are you committed and passionate to supporting the community you live in?

Do you have fundraising, financial oversight, marketing and PR, legal, HR or governance skills?

We are looking for committed individuals with time and enthusiasm to share their skills as Non-Executive Directors.

If you believe you can support our mission to provide families in the West Midlands with access to the play therapies, they need to support their children’s positive lifelong mental health please send your CV and a covering letter.

For more information, see our Person Specification.

Closing date: Rolling application process


Communications Officer

 
Are you passionate about promoting children’s mental health and championing the work of not for profits?

Are you good at making connections, collaboration, building relationships and forging networks?

Can you tell stories that will demonstrate our impact and inspire people to get involved so Beacon Services reaches even more families, professionals and funders?

If you are excited by this opportunity to join our team and have the relevant skills and experience, please send your CV and a covering letter.

For more information, see our Person Specification.

Closing date: 15th December 2023


Beacon Family Services is committed to valuing diversity, promoting equality and practicing in ways that encourage reflection about power. We welcome applications that grow the diversity of our team.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) Disclosure.