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Incubator Development Lead

Location:   Coram Campus Salary:   circa £45,000 per annum Closing Date:   22/04/2021

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

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.

Coram-i itself works with children’s social care services to help them improve the serves they deliver, such as adoption and fostering, to improve outcomes for vulnerable children. It uses the mix of skills available at Coram and its partners, including social workers, analysts and management consultants, combining their expertise to develop effective solutions that tackle the underlying causes of poor outcomes for children. This role is particularly appropriate for an entrepreneurial individual with strong project management capability looking to make a difference and help build a social enterprise across public, private and charity sectors.

About the Role

Coram-i is looking for a highly motivated individual who understands children’s social care in England to help us drive the growth of our newest initiative – the Coram Innovation Incubator (CII).

The Coram Innovation Incubator is a new vehicle that will provide local authorities and their partners with the means to generate, test and scale radical solutions to shared challenges facing the children’s social care sector. As the Incubator Development Lead you will play a key role in the Incubator’s success. We are looking for someone with entrepreneurial qualities who will make the most of this exciting opportunity to change the lives of vulnerable children for the better.

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

Closing date: 9:00am Thursday 22nd April 2021

Coram 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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