Coram is a forward-looking and responsive children’s charity and draws upon a distinguished history and reputation for understanding what works when it comes to creating better chances for children.

Investors in People Bronze logoWith over 200 staff, a distinctive headquarters near King’s Cross and project teams across London, Coram strives to be a credible, respectful, professional, dynamic and committed organisation where these values infuse all that we do to help the most vulnerable children, young people and families in our society.

We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join us in making a difference. We recognise that our strength lies in the quality of our employees and rely on your  enthusiasm, experience and commitment to maintain and build on our successes

This is your chance to make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children, young people and families in our society.

For more information about career opportunities in the different areas of Coram see the listing below.

Equal opportunities

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and require all successful applicants to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


  • Social Worker

    At Coram Cambridgeshire Adoption, we are bringing real drive and innovation to the challenge of finding adoptive families for looked after children. We are the first such Voluntary Adoption Agency/local authority linked provision, offering a unique opportunity for integrated adoption services. By joining us now as a Social Worker, you will be in at the start of a ground-breaking service that is set to have a major impact on boosting the number of adopters.

  • Marketing Assistant
    Marketing | Closing date Wednesday 29th October 2014

    Coram, the UK’s first children’s charity, has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join our busy team to help raise awareness of the work of the Coram charity group.

  • Social Work Assistant
    Administration | Closing date Monday 3rd November 2014

    Coram is a diverse, vibrant and innovative childcare organisation, created in 1739 by Royal Charter, and is the UK’s first children’s charity. It now helps nearly one million children and parents each year, enabling them to take responsibility for their own lives.

  • Branch Manager
    Management | Closing date Monday 3rd November 2014

    Coram Life Education is the UK’s leading health and drug education programme helping children to make healthy choices. Coram Life Education and its delivery partners reach some 800,000 children every year in more than 3,500 primary and secondary schools, teaching life skills to children aged 3-16 years old through fun, interactive and age-specific activities.

  • Supervising Immigration Solicitor
    Legal | Closing date Monday 3rd November 2014

    Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC), the UK’s leading children’s legal organisation and part of the Coram group of children’s charities, is looking for an experienced immigration solicitor to lead a new project within its Legal Practice Unit.

  • Swindon Advocate
    Advocacy | Closing date Wednesday 5th November 2014

    Coram Voice exists to enable and equip children and young people to hold the system to account, to challenge and support it to do its job properly and to uphold the rights of children and young people to actively participate in shaping their own lives. We are the leading specialist provider of advocacy services to children in care and living away from home. Coram Voice are looking for Children’s Advocacy Helpline Volunteers. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working with a leading national children’s rights charity.

  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist/Clinical Psychologist
    Other | Closing date Friday 21st November 2014

    Kent Adoption Service in partnership with Coram is recruiting a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Clinical Psychologist to join their multi-disciplinary Adoption and Special Guardianship Support Team. The team provides assessment and therapeutic interventions plus training and support for adopted children, young people and their families living in Kent. The team combines systemic and psychoanalytic approaches and work closely with the network around each child