Contract: Permanent, Full Time (Part Time at 28 hours per week can be considered)
Location: Bloomsbury, Greater London
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Coram, the UK’s first children’s charity, has been helping vulnerable children for 275 years, and now helps a million children and young people every year. We help children and young people develop their skills and emotional health, we find adoptive parents and uphold children’s rights, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.
Established under Royal Charter in 1739 and operating under Act of Parliament, Coram is today a group of specialist organisations with integrated strategy. Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) is the UK’s specialist centre for children’s rights championing access to justice through information and advice, legal practice and representation, policy and strategic litigation.
Part of Coram’s growing Children’s Rights Centre, CCLC is co-located with Coram Voice, the specialist provider of advocacy services for young people in and leaving the care system, in the new Queen Elizabeth II Centre at the heart of our historic campus in Bloomsbury.
About the role
Coram Children’s Legal Centre seeks to recruit an enthusiastic experienced lawyer to lead its Legal Practice Unit with over 15 caseworkers/solicitors working across 4 areas of law. This is an exciting role to successfully manage and shape the delivery of quality legal services to vulnerable children, young people, parents and carers. We are looking for a practicing solicitor who can run a caseload from one of our primary practice areas in addition to managing a department through excellent leadership, operational support and direction. This is a full-time appointment although those able to work 28 hours will be considered.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification to understand more about the role.
To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button to be redirected to the application form.
Please note CVs will not be accepted as we only accept completed application forms.
Closing date for applications: 17:30, Monday 15th July 2019
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 22nd July 2019
Coram Children’s Legal Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Registered charity no. 281222.