Job Board

As part of its overarching goal of information sharing, the Better Care Network posts relevant jobs and consultancies on the BCN newsletter. These jobs, unless noted, are not being administered by the BCN. Please apply directly with the relevant organization and contact the respective organization for additional information. To advertise a job posting on BCN, email BCN Secretariat at    

Better Care Network Senior Technical Advisor

The Better Care Network (BCN) is recruiting for the position of Senior Technical Advisor. The BCN Senior Technical Adviser will work in close coordination with, and under the supervision of, the BCN Director and will take the leading role in the provision of technical advice for BCN and the development of research, technical briefs and policy documents as well as reviews of practice. The Senior Technical Adviser will also take a leading role on specific projects and representational and liaison activities, as agreed by the BCN Director, including inter-agency working groups, advisory panels and joint initiatives. The responsibilities of this position include knowledge development and management, technical assistance and development, outreach and partnership building, and other activities.

For more information, and to apply, please click here. 

Better Care Network Knowledge and Communication Specialist

The Better Care Network (BCN) is recruiting for the position of Knowledge and Communication Management Specialist. The BCN Knowledge and Communication Specialist will work in close coordination with the BCN Senior Technical Adviser and under the supervision of the BCN Director. He/she will be responsible for the day–to-day operation and development of the website and listserv under the supervision of the BCN Senior Technical Adviser. The BCN Knowledge and Communication Specialist will also work with the BCN Director and the BCN Senior Technical Adviser to develop communication and outreach material for BCN and to produce the BCN Newsletter, including producing content and supporting format changes. 

For more information, and to apply, please click here.

The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) is Currently Recruiting for Three Different Positions

CELCIS Knowledge and Information Lead

The role will lead knowledge and information activities across CELCIS, through the implementation and evaluation of key strategies which will bridge the gap between evidence and practice for those who support looked after children. For more information, please click here.

CELCIS Throughcare and Aftercare Associate
The Throughcare and Aftercare Associate will assist the CELCIS Throughcare and Aftercare Lead to support policy implementation, service development and improvement in Throughcare and Aftercare processes and practice. You will work with key stakeholders to support change at a strategic, operational and practice level. For more information, please click here.

CELCIS International Services Lead
The post holder will play a pivotal role in working with overseas partners and agencies to provide expert knowledge and support for the development of programmes, systems and services aimed at improving the experiences and outcomes of children who are at risk of being placed in alternative care, or who are living in alternative care. For more information, please click here.

Application deadline for all three posts is Sunday 1 March 2015. 

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host IFCO Conferences in 2016 and 2017

IFCO is looking to identify two host countries for the next IFCO Regional Conference that will take place in 2016 and IFCO World Conference scheduled for 2017.

The deadline for submission is 9 March 2015. Further details can be found here.


IRC Technical Advisor, Education

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking a Technical Advisor (TA) for its Education projects. The Education TA will be responsible for ensuring that IRC education projects implemented in a portfolio of four to six countries have technically sound project designs and have the technical support needed to meet the desired projects’ outcomes. The TA will be based in New York (London-based applicants will also be considered) and will report to the Education Senior Technical Advisor who is based in Washington, DC. The TA will be expected to travel approximately 40% of his/her time to conflict or crisis-affected countries. Responsibilities of this position include: helping national staff to troubleshoot complex problems related to the projects’ technical approach or technical deliverables; ensure projects benefit from lessons learned, promising practices, and resources developed globally in similar programs; working with project staff to analyze and reflect on monitoring and evaluation data to continually inform and refine the overall project design; and more.

For more information, please click here