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Senior Policy Advisor

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £36,000 to £38,000 per annum, pro rata, inclusive of Inner London Weighting, depending on experience.

Location: Euston Square

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 15th February

Interview Date: Tuesday 23rd February

In August 2015, CRAE merged into Just for Kids Law (JFKL) – another charity working for children’s rights. We have a shared vision of creating a country where children’s rights are fully respected. Together we have strengths in policy and public affairs, direct advocacy, research and litigation - which will help us achieve our goal. 

JFKL provides legal advocacy, support and assistance to children and young people whose rights are at risk, particularly those in trouble with the law, looked after children and those at risk of exclusion from school. JFKL aims to secure systemic change through strategic litigation and policy reform. Find out more about JFKL here: 

About the role:

We are seeking a Senior Policy Advisor to join CRAE at an exciting time, as we prepare for the UK Government’s forthcoming examination by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Passionate about children’s rights, the successful candidate will be an experienced policy professional, with the ability to conduct speedy policy analysis, develop relationships with key influencers and decision-makers and manage and implement projects. S/he will have knowledge of domestic and international human rights law and mechanisms and of UK domestic law, policy and institutions affecting children and young people. Knowledge of policy and legislation relating to the criminal justice system is desirable. 

How to apply: 

Please read the application pack carefully. If you require more information on CRAE or JFKL go to: and, call 0203 174 2279 or email us at the email address below.

Please download an application form (below) and return it for the attention of the Managing Director to

Person Specification and Job Description

Application form