Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£16.00 per hour, £8.00 per hour travel time, 40p per mile
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

About the Role

You will work directly with children and young people providing advocacy and other children’s rights support which will empower and support them to navigate the care system. This direct work will include issues based advocacy support for children in need, looked after children and care leavers, as well as children subject to the Child Protection process.

You will be a capable ambassador for Coram Voice with the ability to engage effectively with professionals, foster carers, commissioners, other stakeholders and most importantly children and young people.

Coram Voice particularly welcomes applications from care leavers or individuals with experience of being ‘looked after’ by the state. We are also actively encouraging applicants from Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds to join our teams. Whilst we have a diverse team we recognise we are a predominantly white workforce and are genuinely committed to encouraging candidates from diverse communities in order to improve the services to the children and young people we help.

If you have the necessary experience and skills and a commitment to promoting the rights of young people, we would like to hear from you.

To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button to be redirected to our website.

For more information about the main duties and responsibilities of this role please refer to the job description and person specification.

Closing Date: 9am, 30th October 2020

Interview Date: 10th November 2020

All posts are subjected to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and successful candidates will not be able to work unsupervised with children or young people until the completion of this process. Coram Voice - working towards quality through equality and the development of a diverse workforce.

We ask that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this position. We have chosen to recruit directly as this helps us to minimise our recruitment costs, ensuring that valuable funds aren't diverted from the children and young people we help.

Registered Charity Number 1046207

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Information for Candidates (.pdf)
Job Description (.pdf)
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Coram has been helping vulnerable children since 1739. Today, as we prepare for the 350th anniversary of the birth of our founder, Thomas Coram... Read more

Refreshed on: 16 October 2020
Closing date: 30 October 2020
Tags: Advocacy, Social Work

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