Careers

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).

 

  • Operations Manager
    Social Work | Management | Closing date Monday 30th March 2015

    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.

  • PA/Administrator
    Administration | Closing date Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Coram’s Adoption and Permanent Families Service is one of the leading adoption agencies in the UK. We currently hold three ‘outstanding’ awards from Ofsted and are known for our innovative and child-centred work in all aspects of adoption. We are in a period of change and development, with government grants to enable us to establish a new voluntary adoption agency based in London, and other ambitious plans to extend our work in the field of adoption support.

  • Staffordshire Community Advocates
    Advocacy | Closing date Tuesday 7th April 2015

    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.

  • Norfolk Child Protection & Community Advocates
    Advocacy | Closing date Tuesday 7th April 2015

    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.

  • President (Chairman of the Court of Governers and Chairman of the Board of Trustees)
    Trustees | Closing date Friday 10th April 2015

    Coram, the oldest children’s charity in the UK, established as the Founding Hospital in 1739, has been creating better chances for children for 275 years. It develops, delivers and promotes best practice in support of vulnerable children, helping more than one million children and families each year through the activities of Coram Adoption, Coram Children’s Legal Centre, Coram Voice and Coram Life Education. Further information can be found on Coram’s website www.coram.org.uk.