Great opportunities to develop your career

The Acorn Care and Education Group is a leading provider of specialist living and learning services for vulnerable children and young people and offers great opportunities for those who want to develop their career in this area.

We have 16 schools, 19 residential care homes and 27 fostering offices across the UK and are at an exciting time in our development. We welcome people from a variety of backgrounds and range of experiences who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives.

Training and Benefits

Through ongoing development and training we ensure our people are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

We offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities, to keep our people up to date with the latest guidelines and best practice.

Our work can be challenging and rewarding in equal measure as the children and young people we work with have complex needs. We work as a family of services supporting each other so our people are equipped to do their jobs well and confidently.

We provide:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Continuous professional development
  • Social activities
  • Therapeutic services

Career Opportunities

We need a whole range of people to support the organisation: Care Workers, Team Leaders, Registered Managers, Social Workers, Teachers, HR, Finance, Marketing, IT, Administration and Senior Management.

If you would like to be part of the growing team at the Acorn Care and Education Group take a look at our current vacancies.

For all HR and Recruitment enquiries please contact:

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of the children in our care. Read about or pre-employment checks here so you understand what to expect if you are offered a job.

Acorn Care and Education is a part of the National Fostering Agency Group. Visit NFA Careers to view our fostering and head office vacancies