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 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.
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).
Regional Business Partner Featured
Coram Children’s Legal Centre is currently seeking a Regional Business Partner to work as part of a team in the country’s only statutory national matching service. We work to match those children waiting to find a permanent family home with approved adopters waiting to be matched with a child(ren). We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and energetic individual to build relationships and engage with stakeholders as required in order to aid the matching process. The post holder will be expected to meet and work closely with representatives from adoption agencies and local authorities to match as many children as possible with the most suitable families. The post holder will provide high quality advice and assistance to service users as to how to give their children/adopters the best chance of success, including supporting the matching journey for each individual case.
Office Administrator Featured
We are looking for an organised, self-motivated and energetic individual to provide the reception for the Leeds based office and a variety of both secretarial and administrative tasks. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the wider team who are passionate about and dedicated to matching as many children as possible with the most suitable families. The post holder will need to have a good working knowledge of formatting documents, excel and mail merges, be able to efficiently undertake data entry, organise travel and keep accurate records. An ability to use SQL would be an advantage.
Senior Management | Closing date Thursday 5th May 2016
An exceptional opportunity for an experienced multi-functional fundraising leader to develop existing high performance and build new commercial sources of income. Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will work as part of the Coram Management team to increase financial support and public recognition year-on-year.
Website & Information Manager Featured
Coram Children’s Legal Centre is currently seeking a Website and Information Manager to be responsible for the creation, development and maintenance of the Adoption Match website ensuring compliance with data management and security standards (e.g. ISO27001). Having recently undertaken a rebranding exercise requires a Website and Information Manager who will be required to be a motivated, enthusiastic and energetic individual able to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders to ensure buy in to the service to aid the matching process including creating a social media presence. Adoption Match relies on a nationwide database, as Website and Information Manager you will be responsible for reporting and analysing data extracted from the database for internal and external use and will have to be an experienced user of Sequel Server Manager Studio and must be able to use Transact SQL. Based in Leeds, you will work closely with the wider team to promote and develop Adoption Match’s profile across the country.
Clinical Lead FeaturedSenior Management | Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Closing date Wednesday 11th May 2016
Kent County Council and Coram have worked together through a successful four year partnership to manage and improve the adoption service. This has resulted in excellent outcomes for both looked after and adopted children, as well as more confidence in the overall service. The partnership continues with a renewed work plan which includes further developing of the post adoption service.