Job Title - Volunteer Coordinator – Independent Visitor service
Contract – Permanent
Hours - Full time 35 hours per week OR Part time with a minimum of 21 hours per week
Salary – Full time £26,000 / 21 hrs part time pro rata £15,600
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.
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 children living across London and South East. We currently hold contracts in Waltham Forest, Southwark, Hillingdon and have two new contracts starting in Bromley and Brent which you would be helping to coordinate and support. .
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 champions for children and young people.
To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.
Closing date: Monday 29th March 2021 – 5pm
Information sharing session: Tuesday 23rd March 2021, 6 - 6.30pm.See attached flyer for how to book your place on this session
Interview dates: we will aim to offer virtual interviews the week commencing Monday 5th April 2021.Those shortlisted and invited to interview will be contacted to confirm interview appointments.
Coram Voice 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.
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