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 gold logoWith over 300 staff, a distinctive headquarters near King’s Cross and project teams across the UK, 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 (Family Finding)
    Social Work | Closing date Friday 24th March 2017

    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 as a Social Worker, you will be joining a vibrant, innovative agency that is developing ground-breaking services for children including sibling groups, with plans for adoption.

  • Lead Adviser
    Advice/information | Other | Social Work | Closing date Monday 27th March 2017

    First4Adoption is the national information service in England. It is designed to help adopters navigate the process with confidence by providing high quality, professional, telephone and web-based information on the process of adopting a child.

  • Specialist Advocate for 16+
    Advocacy | Closing date Monday 27th March 2017

    This is an exciting opportunity to join Coram Voice as our new Specialist Advocate for 16+. We are looking for a dynamic team player who will take a key role in developing and delivering Coram Voice’s advocacy and children’s rights services for young people aged 16+, including care leavers and young people who are homeless.

  • Associate Independent Person for Secure Accommodation Reviews
    Advocacy | Closing date Monday 27th March 2017

    We are looking for professionals who have a genuine commitment to the rights of children & young people to have a voice in the way they are cared for, in decisions that are made about their lives and the services they receive.

  • Helpline Advocate Volunteer
    Advocacy | Voluntary role | Closing date Monday 3rd April 2017

    Coram Voice have a great opportunity for you to help in our work to support and empower children and young people, obtain work experience in a leading national charity, and develop your knowledge and skills whilst volunteering as a Helpline Advocate.

  • Children’s Rights Services Manager (London and South East)
    Management | Closing date Monday 3rd April 2017

    This is a pivotal role for the organisation as you will lead our community and specialist children’s rights team in London and South East. You will be responsible for the management of our range of locally commissioned advocacy and children’s rights services, our highly successful Outreach work with homeless young people in London and the work of our Specialist Advocates for 16+ and children and young people with disabilities.