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 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).

 

  • Adoption Information Adviser
    Advice/information | Closing date Thursday 28th September 2017

    We are looking for an Adoption Information Adviser to work as part of the First4Adoption team, to give support to adopters and professionals that contact the service by providing information on a wide range of adoption themes.

  • Administrator
    Administration | Closing date Thursday 28th September 2017

    First4Adoption is the national adoption 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.

  • Helpline Advocate Volunteer
    Advocacy | Voluntary role | Closing date Friday 29th September 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.

  • International Research Officer
    Advocacy | Legal | Policy/Research | Closing date Friday 29th September 2017

    The International Research Officer’s role will be within Coram International, a department within Coram Children’s Legal Centre. Coram International carries out research and technical assistance, undertakes consultancies and delivers programmes and training around the world, working with and for a range of UN agencies, other (I)NGOs and Governments.

  • Associate Advocates
    Advocacy | Closing date Thursday 5th October 2017

    Coram Voice is the leading specialist provider of advocacy and children’s rights services for children and young people in care and on the edge of care. We support some of the most vulnerable children and young people in society, giving voice to the voiceless and reaching out to those who have missed out on the support they need. Join us as we work to transform the lives of children and young people by supporting them to uphold their rights and actively participate in shaping their lives.

  • Senior Practitioner/ Social Worker - Early Permanence
    Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Social Work | Closing date Monday 16th October 2017

    A vacancy exists for someone to work within Coram’s Early Permanence programme and the successful candidate will work to recruit and approve Early Permanence Carers, so Foster for Adoption and Concurrent Planning carers. Coram takes a lead in promoting early permanence within London and nationally.

  • Communications Manager (Media)
    Communications | Management | Closing date Friday 20th October 2017

    Coram, the UK’s first children’s charity and outstanding adoption agency, has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic Communications Manager, passionate about making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, to join our busy, high achieving and friendly team.

  • Helpline Supervisor

    Helpline Supervisor

    Advice/information | Advocacy | Closing date Monday 9th October 2017

    We are seeking a capable and committed Helpline Supervisor to help deliver Coram Voice’s innovative Always Heard helpline service. This Department for Education funded service ensures that young people in, and on the edges of care who have been unable to access their local advocacy support are assisted to have their voices heard.

  • Digital and Website Development Manager

    Digital and Website Development Manager

    IT | Management | Closing date Monday 9th October 2017

    We are seeking a capable and innovative Digital and Website Development Manager to drive the development of Coram Voice’s website and our digital resources for children and young people. We need someone who will dedicate themselves to supporting our work with children and young people by ensuring our digital and online presence is relevant, far reaching and engaging.

  • Helpline Manager - Maternity Cover

    Helpline Manager - Maternity Cover

    Closing date Thursday 12th October 2017

    We are seeking a capable and inspiring Helpline Manager to lead Coram Voice’s innovative Always Heard helpline service. This Department for Education funded service ensures that young people in, and on the edges of care who have been unable to access their local advocacy support are assisted to have their voices heard.