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.
With 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.
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).
The IV Co-ordinator will assist in the delivery of the service maintaining high standards and ensuring that contractual requirements are met. They will also assist in the recruitment, training and provide supervision to Independent Visitors.
Social Work | Closing date Monday 31st October 2016
The role of the therapeutic social worker will see you working on a DfE funded project to develop innovative approaches to supporting siblings with care plans for adoption from the start of their adoption journey. You will need skills in the assessment of sibling groups, and experience of working directly to support children in their transitions to their adoptive placements and beyond.
Social Worker (Family Finding) FeaturedSocial Work | Closing date Monday 31st October 2016
Purpose of the role is to provide a child-centred, comprehensive adoption service to prospective adopters, adopters and children and young people. You will also need to have an understanding of looked after children and court processes
Policy Officer FeaturedPolicy/Research | Closing date Tuesday 1st November 2016
The post holder will inform Coram and national policy development and champion the needs and experiences of vulnerable young people by capturing and presenting the evidence from our frontline services. The initial purpose of the role will be to support the delivery of current policy and influencing work and to scope and develop future policy project proposals.
Marketing & Production Officer FeaturedMarketing | Closing date Monday 7th November 2016
As Marketing & Production Officer, you’ll be responsible for the delivery of a broad range of marketing initiatives, enabling us to champion the brand, and help spread awareness of Coram’s work. To be successful in this role you will be highly organised, with excellent communication skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines. You will also be a strong team player, with lots of initiative and a passion for marketing.
Visiting Advocate (Leeds) FeaturedAdvocacy | Closing date Tuesday 8th November 2016
Coram Voice wish to appoint an advocate to provide weekly Visiting Advocacy services to Adel Beck Secure Childrens Home near Leeds. The advocate will visit for 2 hours per week and cover for the other advocates during holiday periods.