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 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).


  • Independent Mental Health Advocate Co-ordinator - Newcastle
    Advocacy | Closing date Monday 15th February 2016

    Coram Voice is looking for an IMHA Co-coordinator to manage and develop an existing Visiting Advocacy service. They will provide supervision to Independent Mental Health Advocates and freelance advocates and also be an Independent Mental Health Advocate and visiting advocate in the region. They will visit the wards regularly according to the requirements of the contract and ensure all young people are pro-actively offered opportunities to engage with the service.

  • Doncaster - Visiting Advocate
    Advocacy | Closing date Monday 15th February 2016

    Coram Voice wish to appoint two advocates to provide weekly Visiting Advocacy services to the two children’s homes of the Hesley Group in Doncaster, (Wilsic and Fullerton residential Children’s Homes for children with complex needs) One advocate will visit each for 7 hours per week and cover for the other during holiday periods.

  • Executive Office Assistant
    Administration | Closing date Monday 15th February 2016

    Coram is the UK’s first-ever children’s charity and has been creating better chances for children since 1739. We provide the care and support needed by today’s most vulnerable children to feel safe and loved, and to access the skills and opportunities they need to thrive. Coram has developed into the Coram Group, which includes Coram Life Education, Coram Children’s Legal Centre, Coram Voice and Coram Cambridgeshire Adoption.

  • Senior Individual Giving Manager
    Fundraising | Closing date Thursday 18th February 2016

    Coram are looking for an individual to develop the growth strategy and investment case for Individual Giving, building on the firm foundations laid in recent years.

  • Adoption Team Manager (Thurrock)
    Social Work | Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Management | Closing date Monday 22nd February 2016

    Coram is developing a new Adoption Agency based in London which will be known as Coram Capital Adoption and will incorporate both the existing Coram VAA recently judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, and the adoption functions of several London based Local Authorities who are joining this exciting new venture. The first Local Authorities to join are LB Harrow, LB Redbridge, City of London and Thurrock Council and several others are in negotiation. This new VAA will offer LAs the best of both worlds.

  • IRM Contract Manager
    Social Work | Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Closing date Wednesday 24th February 2016

    Coram Children’s Legal Centre is currently seeking a Social Work practitioner to lead and manage the Independent Reviewing Mechanism. The IRM (Independent Review Mechanism) provides foster carers and adopters unhappy with the decisions of their agency the opportunity to have this decision reviewed by an Independent Panel before a final decision is made. As Contract Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of this important service. Based in Leeds you will work closely with your specialist team and the Department for Education to promote and develop the IRM‘s profile across the country.