International Children’s Services Adviser

Lumos is seeking an International Children’s Services Adviser to be part of a brand new team established within its GTAS unit who will educate, empower and engage our internal programme teams and external stakeholders on DI through training, technical advice and toolkits.

Reporting to Lumos's 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.

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

Closing Date: 26th November 2017

Interviews week beginning 11th December 2017