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).


  • Team Administrator
    Administration | Closing date Friday 28th July 2017

    It is an exciting time to join Coram and we move ahead with plans to create a national centre of excellence for children. We are currently seeking a highly organised administrator to join the team working to make these plans a reality.

  • Human Resources Administrator
    Human Resources | Closing date Monday 31st July 2017

    This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop their HR skills in an experienced and supportive HR team.

  • Senior Practitioner - Early Permanence
    Practitioner (Children, Youth and Families) | Social Work | Closing date Monday 31st July 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.

  • Trusts and Foundation Manager
    Fundraising | Closing date Monday 31st July 2017

    The main purpose of this role is to secure and steward five- and six-figure grants from trusts and foundations from a portfolio of existing donors; and to grow this area by securing new and multi-year support.

  • Youth Engagement Intern
    Other | Closing date Monday 7th August 2017

    Interested in working with young people and developing new skills on a ground-breaking new project delivered in partnership with National Theatre?

  • Independent Visitor & Advocacy Coordinator
    Advocacy | Closing date Monday 21st August 2017

    We are looking for an experienced child focused professional who can lead, work as part of a team, and proactively contribute to service development.

  • CoramBAAF Board of Directors
    Trustees | Closing date Monday 21st August 2017

    Directors are now being sought to join the CoramBAAF Board and we are keen to attract those with experience and knowledge from across the sector. The role is unremunerated but expenses are paid on receipt.

  • Norfolk Child Protection & Community Advocates
    Advocacy | Closing date Wednesday 30th August 2017

    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.

  • Independent Visitors (London and South East)
    Closing date Thursday 31st August 2017

    Could you befriend and support a child in care? We are looking for volunteers for our Independent Visitors Project in London and the South East.

  • 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.