Job Title - Volunteer Coordinator – Independent Visitor service
Contract – Permanent
Hours - 21 hours per week
Salary - Part time pro rata 15,600 FTE 26,000 (including London Weighting)
Location – London
Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.
We support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.
Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.
About specific entity
There are exciting opportunities to join Coram Voice as our Independent Visiting services continue to grow across London and SE. We are looking for a motivated person to build our volunteer group and services for looked after placed across London and South East. We currently hold contracts in Waltham Forest, Southwark and Hillingdon.
About the role
This post will require strong leadership, supporting and supervising a diverse team of volunteers, with excellent interpersonal skills. You will enjoy working with children and young people and will be driven to creating better chances for children though supporting them through care and accessing their rights. You will also be a capable ambassador for Coram Voice with the ability to engage effectively with social workers, foster carers, commissioners, and other stakeholders.
We are looking for experienced child focused professionals who can lead, work as part of a team, and proactively contribute to service development. We are looking for people who like a challenge, want to make a real difference in the lives of the children and young people and will innovate to achieve this. Above all we want people who will be a champions for children and young people.
To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.
Monday 25th January 2021 – 5pm
Information sharing sessions:
Monday 18th January 2021 - 6.00 – 6.30pm
Wednesday 3rd February 2021
Thursday 4th February 2021
Coram (entity) is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage 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 families we help.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and where appropriate will require the successful applicant to undertake a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Registered Charity No. 312278.
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