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Advice & Advocacy Service Director – Family Rights Group

Family Rights Group

Closing date: 23 May 2021

Established in 1974, Family Rights Group is the national charity that works with parents whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system, and with members of the wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home.

Our goal is to enable children to be raised safely within their family and strengthen the family and community support networks of children in the care system.

Family Rights Group is looking for a highly-skilled and dynamic leader to manage a complex and critical part of the charity’s work, our advice and advocacy service. As Director, you will have strategic responsibility for the management and development of the service as it continues to respond to the multiple challenges of the pandemic, ensuring delivery of specialist legal and child welfare advice to an increasing number of families.

To find out more about the role, please click here.

If you would like to discuss the role prior to applying, please contact John Loveday at [email protected].

The charity is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its work, including employment.

To apply, kindly submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected] by the deadline.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 23rd May.

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Job Details

Organisation: Family Rights Group

Location: Dalston, London

Salary range: £40,000 +

Closing date: 23 May 2021

Contract type: Permanent

About the Organisation

Family Rights Group promotes policies and practices that keep children safe within their family and strengthen the family and community networks of those children who cannot live at home. We campaign for families to have their voice heard, be treated fairly and get help early to prevent problems escalating. We are a national charity that advises parents, grandparents, relatives and friends about their rights and options when social workers or courts make decisions about their children’s welfare. We work with parents whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system and with wider family members and friends who are raising children (known as kinship carers).

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