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Child Rights Adviser, Help at Hand service

Salary: £32,181 to £35,387

The Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield OBE, is looking for a new adviser to provide help and legal advice to children and young people in care.  Help at Hand is the Children’s Commissioner’s national advice and representation service for children and young people who are in care, leaving care, living away from home or receiving support from children’s services (Children Act 2004 s8A, Children and Families Act 2014, Part 6, s108).  The Children’s Commissioner is independent of the Government and exists to make sure that young people’s rights and entitlements are upheld, that their experiences influence policy-making and their views reach the ears of national decision-makers.

The successful candidate will therefore have a strong interest in the policy objectives around children in care and care leavers and will be enthusiastic about contributing to the policy and evidence work of the wider office.

Join us and help make a difference!

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How to Apply

Email a copy of your CV in Word (PDF not accepted), application form and supporting equal opportunities & diversity form to

occ.recruitment@childrenscommissioner.gsi.gov.uk

Closing date: noon on Wednesday 3 October 2018

Interviews are likely to take place on Monday 15 October 2018

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

Salary: £19,625 per annum

Fixed Term Contract 15 months

The Children’s Commissioner’s Office is independent of the Government and exists to make sure that young people’s rights and entitlements are upheld, that their experiences influence policy-making and their views reach the ears of national decision-makers.

We are seeking to recruit a care leaver with the drive and commitment to undertake a Level 3 apprenticeship in Business Administration.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable on the job training, in a busy office environment. We are looking for a reliable, motivated individual with a keen interest in developing skills, knowledge, experience in business administration and a willingness to commit to work and study. You will make a positive contribution to the work of the Business Services team and take responsibility for completing specific duties and tasks.

The successful candidate will be able to bring their experience of being in care to help inform the work that we do.

Join us and help make a difference!

The apprenticeship is only available to care leavers.

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How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please download the job description below and send a copy of your CV in Word (PDF not accepted), application form and accompanying documents to

occ.recruitment@childrenscommissioner.gsi.gov.uk

Submissions by noon on Wednesday 26 September 2018

Interviews will be held on Thursday 4 October 2018