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Care Experienced Consultant

Location:   Various Salary:   £10.85 p/h (London Living Wage) Closing Date:   31/12/2021

Job Title -Care Experienced Consultants

Creatives, Peer Researchers and Youth Practitioners wanted

Contract - Sessional

Hours - Variable -Estimated 5 – 20 days per year

Salary - £10.85 per hour

Location – London

About Coram

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.

Are you care-experienced and want to work with us at Coram Voice?

You could be a vlogger, digital storyteller, filmmaker, photographer, writer or designer.

OR

Maybe you’re interested in being part of Peer Research on projects looking at new approaches to work with children in care or care leavers?

OR

Maybe your skills lie in engaging groups of other young people and you could help facilitate co-production work with groups of other young people?

If any of these areas of work interest you and you think you have the skills to work with us, then this is the role for you!

Coram Voice are recruiting a group of creatives, peer researchers and youth practitioners to work with us across the projects we run at Coram Voice and to support the work we do with young people in and leaving care across the country.

This is a fantastic opportunity for care experienced young people interested in

In your application please make sure you demonstrate how you meet each point in the person specification and also answer the following questions:

  1. Why are you interested in being a Care Experienced Consultant with Coram Voice?

  2. Which areas of work you would like to be part of (eg. Creative, Peer research, Youth Practitioner. You may list one or more.)

  3. What skills and experience can you bring to this role (please give specific examples of any previous experience you have.)

To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.

Closing date: Please note this is rolling recruitment and you will be contacted to arrange an interview if you are successful 

If you have any questions about the roles, the process of applying or Coram Voice’s wider work please contact anv@coramvoice.org.uk

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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