Join our team

The Family Place staff team is our most valuable resource.  We look for passionate and talented people who can be creative and want to provide only the best.

What we’re about

We are dedicated to helping families and our work can have a huge impact on people’s lives. So that we can do this, we look after our team well.

We train to the highest standards. We meet regularly for sharing ideas and supervision, we celebrate achievements and we encourage the health and well-being of staff. We have whole team days and overnight away days each year. We have a strong family feeling and think it’s a great place to work.

I have worked for The Family Place for seven years and I can honestly say that it is the most supportive and nurturing place I have been fortunate enough to work… This truly is ‘The Family Place’.

Sara, HR and Compliance Manager

Find out more

If you think you would be perfect for our team then please get in touch on our Contact page.

We currently have sessional opportunities for clinical psychologists to join our therapeutic team in Devon.

Hear from our team members

I have worked at the Family Place for six years. I feel well supported within the whole team, management is supportive of working parents and offers regular training opportunities for self-growth.

The Family Place holds regular team days, bringing the whole team together and leaving you feeling held, supported, and full of the most amazing food!

I totally get the feeling of family here and haven’t experienced this in any other working environment.

The team goes above and beyond for our families,  leaving you with a feeling of pride, accomplishment, and fulfilment.

A wonderful place to work, thank you for having me.

Ruthie, Attachment Practitioner

I have worked for The Family Place as a sessional worker for the last 2 years.  The support from the team on a clinical and administerial level as well as a personal level has been so lovely.  Whilst not an employee of the service, I have always felt fully supported, included and valued, so that I fully feel part of the “Family”. 

Training and CPD opportunities are also available for sessional workers and the support that is there to enable me to take part in those activities as a self-employed psychologist has been greatly appreciated, has felt inclusive and has enabled me to get to know other team members so much more and that has then helped communication and sense of wider “team”. 

There is so much knowledge, experience and expertise in the team here that CPD opportunities and discussions are very much integrated within everyday interactions.

Debbie, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

The Family Place is a very supportive and friendly team. We laugh a lot. Passion and enthusiasm abound. There are lots of different types of interesting work and excellent supervision and professional development opportunities. Families choose us and really want to do the work. There’s always a grounded connection between the direct work and the direction of the organisation. When we come together as a whole team, it’s like a family. We get delicious meals, a wonderful environment, meaningful connection and joint focus.

I can honestly say this is the best job I’ve ever had and the best place to work.

Anna, Consultant Psychologist

I have worked at The Family Place for almost three years. During that time I have had a number of wonderful training opportunities to extend my knowledge and skills to support children and their families living with attachment disruption, trauma, loss and sensory needs. This includes Theraplay, DDP and BUSS. What has been amazing is the ongoing supervision and accreditation support to develop my practice further.

Our work is often complex, and I find the work as part of a therapy team with other professions really rewarding. The culture at The Family Place is one of team-working, shared learning and individual specialism. It is such a privilege to be part of our families’ journeys, and The Family Place is a very supportive service in which to do this complex, sensitive work.

Kay, Senior Social Worker and Specialist Attachment Practitioner

I have experienced The Family Place as an incredibly warm and nurturing place to work, providing a sense of safety both personally and professionally that is crucial to working with such high levels of trauma. Part of this involves the structures of training and professional development that we are supported with throughout the work, which takes multiple forms; frequent supervision groups focusing on the key models within which we work, as well as more formal training.

It is clear that the management team works hard to understand and appreciate the team’s special interests/areas of development and where opportunities arise to then offer specific training where this fits. I have valued this professional sense of always being ‘held in mind’ and commitment to helping us to feel safe within what is complex and difficult work.

Vicky, Clinical Psychologist and Specialist Attachment Practitioner

Find out more

Please get in touch to find out more about our approach, how we work and to make a referral.