Professional Zone

Senior Advocate - London

Location - London

Contract type - Permanent, full time 

Salary - £25,520 to £29,575 (including London Weighting)

 

About this opportunity

  • Are you looking for an exciting and unique opportunity to advance your skills, knowledge and experiences with children and young people?
  • Are you passionate about taking a lead role in upholding the rights of children and young people?
  • Are you motivated to broaden your current skill set to undertake case work reviews and support to our Associate Advocates in the provision of advocacy to children & young people?
  • Are you a creative innovator with energy and drive to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people?
  • Can you see yourself becoming a champion for children’s rights contributing to Coram Voice to be the leading children’s charity in this area?

Apply today!

This is an exciting opportunity to join Coram Voice as our new Senior Advocate in London. This is a pivotal role as we develop and expand our children’s rights services across London and South East. You will need to be innovative and constantly strive to find new ways to transform the lives of young people. You will be joining a highly committed and well supported team who are working together to champion the rights of children and young people.

Join 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 work side by side with some of the most vulnerable children and young people in society and reach 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 decisions about 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.

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 find out more about this role please click:

https://jobs.coram.org.uk/vacancy/79668

Please note that CVs will not be acceptable as we only accept completed application forms. for further information please click on the links below 

Job Description and Personal Specification 

Equality Statement 

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 22nd April, 2019

Interview Date: Friday 3rd May 2019

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.

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