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Senior Psychotherapist

Jobs at Room to Heal 13 February 2019

Part-Time (2 days, with the possibility of increase to 2.5 days)

Salary: £35,000 pro rata (£14,000 for 2 days, £17,500 for 2.5 days)

Room to Heal is a human rights charity and healing community based in London. Our mission is to support people who have survived torture and organised violence to rebuild their lives in exile, through an integrated programme of therapeutic and casework assistance. We offer a range of activities including: support groups, gardening and food-growing, individual therapy and casework, storytelling, cooking and social gatherings, and therapeutic retreats.

Room to Heal is staffed by a team of committed individuals, who work hard but also recognise that a friendly, nurturing environment is crucial for all of our well-being. By joining Room to Heal you would also become a part of a small, close-knit, multi-cultural and inspiring community and be able to see first-hand the positive changes that your work enables in the lives of torture survivors.

The Senior Therapist reports to the Director (non-clinician) and will provide leadership and management for the therapeutic programme at Room to Heal. This post involves working closely with the whole team (the Director and therapeutic and casework teams) to plan, co-ordinate, supervise and deliver Room to Heal’s therapeutic programme. This will include taking the lead on clinical governance, quality development, professional accountability and monitoring and evaluation.

This role is currently for 2 days a week, with the possibility of it increasing to 2.5 days subject to funding and capacity of the jobholder.

The group therapy runs on Tuesday and we have a community gathering on Friday, therefore please only apply if you are able to work on these two days.

To apply for this post please read the attached job description and specification and complete the attached application form (CV’s will not be accepted). We also invite you to complete the equal opportunities form. Email your completed forms to Elli Free, Director –

The closing date for applications is 8th March 2019
Interviews are now likely to take place on 18th or 19th March 2019

Related documents

Job Description – PDFDownload
Application Form – WordDocDownload
Equal Opportunities Form – WordDocDownload

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