Careers & Voluteering

Joining CHT

We support children and young people to reach their potential. Do you want to join us?

Carolina House Trust is a community of staff, carers, a Board of Trustees and children and young people. Together we are committed to giving our children and young people the best possible experience.

At CHT there are opportunities to support our work across the whole organisation:

Illustration by Lindsey Gardiner of a boy in a yellow jacket lifting a girl wearing a red top and blue jeans on his shoulders, smiling.


The Carolina House Trust staff are a multi-disciplinary team that includes supervising social workers, support workers and support service professionals. Our range of skills and experience means we can respond to the changing needs of our children and young people and carers and deliver a flexible and efficient service.

If you are looking for a career as a foster carer, visit Fostering & Continuing Care.


Family Based Care Team

Our Family Based Care Team includes the Family Based Care Team Leader, supervising social workers and support workers. This staff team directly supports all of our carers, children and young people across our Fostering and Continuing Care and Supported Care services.

Support Services Team

This  staff team is responsible for office support to the whole organisation, including HR, learning  & development, finance, marketing, recruitment, IT, health and safety,  facilities management and administrative support, including to our Approval Panel and Board of Trustees.

Current Vacancies

Modern Apprentice Business Administration

We have an exciting opportunity to join CHT as a Modern Apprentice in Business Administration. You will provide support to our Fostering Panel while gaining a professional qualification. 

Supervising Social Worker (Maternity Cover)

We are recruiting a Supervising Social Worker (Maternity Cover) to join our Family Based Care Team in a friendly working environment. This is a hybrid post based in Dundee.


There are two groups of volunteers essential to the governance and professional oversight of our organisation. We welcome enquiries from candidates for these voluntary positions and are particularly keen for people who are care-experienced to join us. Please send a CV and covering letter to

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for our governance. They offer a breadth of knowledge and experience across a variety of areas including finance, marketing, IT, business, law, and social care.  The Board provides oversight of our activities and monitors the performance of the organisation ensuring we fulfill our statutory responsibilities, as well as providing strategic direction.

Carolina House Trust is committed to good governance and signed up to the Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector in 2019.

Approval Panel

Our Approval Panel volunteers come from a range of professions including education and social care. They are professionals who are familiar with the legislation that supports looked-after young people, which is essential to this group. The Approval Panel approves and subsequently monitors our carers to ensure our children and young people receive quality care.