Helpline Administrator

3 days left

Recruiter
Coram Voice
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Expires
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
About this opportunity This is an exciting opportunity to join Coram Voice as the Administrator for our new Always Heard Children's Rights Service. This Department for Education funded service ensures that young people who have been unable to access their local advocacy support are assisted to have their voices heard. You will be a capable and committed administrator who believes in what we do and will be proactive in creating and maintaining the administrative processes that will support our work. Our Administrator will be keen to support the work of our staff and volunteers and proactively contribute to the efficient running of our service. This is a role that needs someone who can communicate well with young people and wants to support our work to improve their lives. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team which makes a real difference to the children and young people they work with. We are looking for either an experienced administrator or for a very capable graduate looking to develop experience of work in the children's rights and advice sector. 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 support some of the most vulnerable children and young people in society, giving voice to the voiceless and reaching 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 shaping 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.