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Homeless Outreach Advocate

Location:   London - Coram Campus Salary:   £25,500 (including London Weighting) Closing Date:   31/01/2022

Job Title: Homeless Outreach Advocate

Employer: Coram Voice 

Salary: £25,500 (including London Weighting)

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 35 per week 

Location: Coram Campus, London

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 upholding the rights of young people who are homeless?
  • 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 young people experiencing homelessness, upholding Coram Voice as the leading children’s charity in this area?

Our Outreach Advocate will need to be innovative and constantly strive to find new ways to transform the lives of young people experiencing homelessness. 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.

Closing Date: Monday 31st January at 10am

Interview Date: Week commencing 7th February 2022