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Child Rights Advisor, Help at Hand service

The Children’s Commissioner’s Office is looking for a new Child Rights Advisor to join the Help at Hand team to provide expert, empathetic advice to children and young people and to champion their rights.  The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield OBE, has a statutory responsibility to uphold the rights of children and young people and to ensure that the issues that matter most to them are brought to the attention of decision makers.  Help at Hand is the Children’s Commissioner’s national advice line for children and young people who are in care, leaving care, living away from home or working with children’s services (Children Act 2004 s8A, Children and Families Act 2014, Part 6, s108).  The advice line is independent of the Government and exists to make sure that young people’s rights and entitlements are upheld and that their views are taken seriously.  Join us and help make a difference!

Please view the job description and send a copy of your CV, application form and supporting Equal opportunities & diversity form to occ.recruitment@childrenscommissioner.gsi.gov.uk by midnight 28th November 2016

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 8th of December and will include a 30 minute test.