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Jobs & Volunteering

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Become is a dynamic and creative place to work. Our working culture is collaborative, friendly and supportive. All our staff and trustees are passionately committed to making a difference to the lives of children in care and young care leavers. 

We provide help, support and advice to children in care and young care leavers so that they can unleash their potential and take control of their lives. We help make the care system work better by ensuring that young people’s voices and perspectives shape policy and service provision.

Our vision is that children who spend time in care have equal chances to lead a happy and fulfilling life to those who are raised in their birth families.

We are proud to be an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that we are committed to ensuring that every member of staff in our organisation will always earn the real Living Wage, not just the minimum wage. You can find out more about the Living Wage by visiting www.livingwage.org.uk

Current vacancies

At Become we value and celebrate people’s diversity and believe this strengthens our team. We strongly encourage applications from those with experience of care and those from BAME communities who are currently underrepresented in our organisation. Become’s offices are wheelchair accessible.

 

Training Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced trainer, with experience of designing and delivering training that makes a real impact. At Become we provide training and consultancy to organisations that work directly with children in care and young care leavers and are now looking to recruit a creative, experienced training officer to deliver this important provision. 

Purpose of role: The Training Officer will be responsible for the coordination, delivery and promotion of Become’s training and consultancy offer. Working closely with the Training & Development Manager, and with a range of stakeholders, the Training Officer will work with a number of local authorities to develop and deliver a training programme for Personal Advisors.

 

Salary: £30,000 pro rata

Job type: 1-year fixed term, with possibility of extension. Full time with occasional evening work.  

Hours: 28 hours p/w (flexible working arrangements considered)

Application Closing Date: 9am on Monday 30 November 2020

Interviews: TBC, via video call.

 

Services Manager – Children in Care & Care Leavers

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational leader with the skill, energy and enthusiasm to manage Become’s services and programmes, making a real difference in the lives of children in care and care leavers.

Purpose of role: To manage Become’s Support & Engagement team, delivering high quality support services for children in care and young care leavers, growing our reach and ensuring that children and young people are at the heart of our work.  

 

Salary: £38,000 per annum

Job type: Permanent, full time with occasional evening work

Application Closing Date: 9am Monday 7 December 2020

How to Apply: Please submit your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 telling us why you’re the right person for the job to recruitment@becomecharity.org.uk

If you would like to find out more or for an informal conversation about the role, please contact our Director of Services, Lee Mauve Patron leemauve.patron@becomecharity.org.uk

First Stage Interview: Monday 14 December 2020

 

Volunteering

We have occasional openings for volunteers in our London office (two minutes' walk from Angel tube station) to help with specific areas of our work. Please contact mailbox@becomecharity.org.uk if you are interested in volunteering with us.