Job Title: Associate Advocate
Hours: Flexible, with a minimum of availability of 2 days per working week (Monday to Friday)
Remuneration: £16.00 per professional hour / £8.00 per travel hour
Location: Home based various – North West, Yorkshire, East Midlands, West Midlands
About Coram Voice
Our services include Always Heard, the national advocacy safety net and advice service, and a range of local children’s rights projects such as advocacy for children in care, care leavers and other young people needing the support of Children’s Services. At Coram Voice we have a wealth of experience advocating on behalf of young people with disabilities. 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.
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.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to join Coram Voice as a self employed Associate Advocate. 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. We have a number of advocacy service for disabled young people, and would welcome applicants with relevant knowledge, experience and skill set, including providing non-instructed advocacy. For those looking to develop their skills in this area, specialist support and training will be provided.
To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.
Closing date: Sunday 31st July 2022 at 23:59
Interview date: TBC - rolling recruitment, applications will be assessed on receipt and interviews arranged if shortlisted
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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