Head of Service – Voluntary Adoption Agency
Contract - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary – Circa £70,000
Location – London, Bloomsbury (with flexible home working)
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 full-time opportunity to lead an established Voluntary Adoption Agency located in Bloomsbury, London which is part of the wider Coram group. We are looking to appoint a senior leader, skilled in the delivery of adoption services to shape and develop this highly regarded and innovative VAA in the context of the changing landscape of the adoption and permanency sector. Some flexibility around home working can be considered
Any further enquires – please contact Sue Lowndes Managing Director of Coram Ambitious for Adoption RAA firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07849300303 or Christine Kelly Head of Human Resources email@example.com
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Closing date: 9am, Monday 20th September 2021
Interview date: Tuesday 28th Wednesday 29th September 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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