International Children's Services Adviser

Circa. £36,550 per annum
Closing date: 26 November 2017
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
Across the globe, an estimated eight million children live in institutions & orphanages. At Lumos, an international NGO founded by J.K. Rowling & the UK 2015 Charity of the Year, we believe this is a solvable problem.

This exciting role will be part of a brand new team established within our GTAS unit and will educate, empower and engage our internal programme teams and external stakeholders on DI through training, technical advice and toolkits.

Reporting to our Deinstitutionalisation Support Manager, you will be a champion and advocate for creating capacity and developing the technical understanding of family strengthening and DI work within governments, civil society and service providers. You will be responsible for planning, organising and implementing training and learning areas, such as delivering technical training, providing advice and guidance, producing toolkits and resources and delivering inter-country study visits for governments and organisational representatives working on DI and family strengthening services.

You will have a solid technical understanding and experience as a trainer, or in a technical or practitioner position in some, but not all, relevant areas of DI, such as social work, inclusive education, disability services, health services, alternative care, family preservation projects or community services. You will have a proven track record of child protection and safeguarding, be willing to travel both nationally and internationally, have excellent communication skills and a commitment to Lumos’ mission.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Projects and programmes

Application notes

For further information about this role and to apply, please visit our website If you have any further enquiries, please contact Nav Johal, HR Officer on +44 (0) 20 7253 6464 or email

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