Work for us

Work with us and make a difference

Working with KCA means that every day will be different and you will be part of a team providing support to society’s most vulnerable children and young people. You will have the privilege to be part of their joys, triumphs, failures, frustrations, sadness and laughter. However, most of all you will be there to provide the right support to make a life, a life worth living, with access to everything life has to offer, just like everyone else.

Come and work with us if you share our values and passion for supporting children and young people with learning disabilities, and their families receive services that respond to what they want, and are respectful to them, shaped by them, and meet their needs

We are interested in people who share our values and passion for enabling greater opportunities for children with learning disabilities and their families throughout their lives.

We are currently recruiting for

Play & Youth Manager

We are currently looking for a Play & Youth Manager who: 

  • Holds an Early Years Qualification to NVQ Level 3 or higher
  • Have a minimum of 1 year’s management experience of supporting children, young people and families with disabilities and complex needs.
  • Ideally have experience working in early years settings
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have a positive non-judgmental approach.
  • Knowledge of Ofsted, SEND legislation and Children & Families Act. 

You will be responsible for the operational deliver of a number of services within our Children and Youth Family Services. You will be responsible for providing specialist care and support to children and young persons with the age range of 5 to 25 years.

To find out more about this role and details on how to apply click on the link below:

Play & Youth Manager KCA

Sessional Play Workers

We are looking for sessional play workers who can work on our after school club, evening and weekend activities and on our holiday play schemes, in our youth settings and also part of our Outreach service.

We are looking for Sessional Play Workers who:

    • Ideally have experience of supporting children and young people with disabilities and complex needs. However, we will also consider applicants who are willing to develop their skills.
    • Ideally have experience working in early years settings
    • Have excellent communication skills.
    • Have a positive non-judgmental approach.

We offer continuing opportunities for learning and development together with regular supervision and support.

If you are interested in working for us then please follow the links below to apply for the roles advertised below:

116 – Children and Young People Sessional Play Workers – KCA


Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering offers enormous personal satisfaction to those with a little spare time and the desire to use their experience to the benefit of others. It can even be a life-changing experience.

Did you know that many of our volunteers end up working for us?

By volunteering you have the chance to do something you may have always wanted to do, to learn new skills, make new friends and have fun. It increases your self-esteem and confidence, and can be a way of gaining work experience.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and age groups who have a range of skills and life experiences to offer.

For further information regarding volunteering please contact: Rachel Flynn, Outreach Team Manager, rachel@kidscanachieve.co.uk or call 020 8420 2300.