Bloomsbury, Greater London
£15,600 per year (FTE £26,000)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Permanent, Part-Time (21 Hours)

We would like to invite you to a virtual 'Information Sharing' session’ to hear more specific details about the role advertised and the London IV services. This meeting is not part of the application process. You can choose whether you wish to attend and your attendance will not affect our assessment of your application. We have learnt that it is important for all applicants to fully understand the responsibilities and expectations of this rewarding London based role.

We are offering two alternative dates: Tuesday 27 October 2020 – 6.00 – 6.30pm or Wednesday 4 November – 6.00 to 6.30pm

If you would like an invitation to join our virtual 'Information Sharing' session’ on Microsoft teams please contact our administrator Jordanne Baptiste (please click on 'apply now' to see contact details.

About Coram Voice

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.

Coram Voice is part of the Coram group of charities which develops, delivers and promotes best practice in the support of children and young people. Our vision is that every child has the best possible chance in life.

We wish to reward and recognise the valuable contributions our staff make to the organisation and offer an attractive benefits package to do so. Coram Voice benefits package includes a competitive salary, a matched pension scheme up to 5% of salary, generous leave entitlements of up to 28 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days paid leave between Christmas and New Year and a suite of family friendly policies, which promote employee wellbeing

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.

About the Role:

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • To coordinate and develop the Independent Visitor service for our contracts in London;

  • To assist in the recruitment, training and provision of supervision to Independent Visitors in London and South East;

  • To ensure that the needs of the children and young people using the service are met;

  • To support the monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the project.

    To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button to be redirected to the application form.

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

Closing Date: 10am Monday 16 November 2020

nterview Date: Friday 20th 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.

Registered Charity Number 312278

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Posted on: 20 October 2020
Closed date: 16 November 2020
Tags: Volunteer Management

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