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Job Advert – Group Therapist (maternity cover)

News 13 January 2021

We are looking for a therapist / counsellor to join our team for a minimum of 6 months.

2.5 days per week, start date – March 2021

Deadline for applications – midnight, Sunday, 7th February 2021

Salary: £28,500-£31,000 pro rata (according to experience and qualifications) 

Room to Heal is a human rights charity and healing community based in London. Our mission is to support people who have survived or witnessed 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: therapy groups, gardening, individual therapy and casework, 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 survivors.

The group therapy and community activities run on a Tuesday and we have a community gathering on Friday afternoon, therefore please only apply if you are able to work during these times. Due to Covid-19, we are currently working remotely and running the therapy groups and community activities online and will return to face to face activities when it is safe to do so.

We welcome and encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people who have experience of being a migrant in this country with lived experience of the impact of immigration policy and practices.

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter, detailing your interest in the role, your relevant experience and evidence of how you meet all aspects of the person specification in the job description.  Please send these to Elli Free, Director, via email

If you have any questions about the role please contact Elli on 07515 461745

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday, 7th February 2021

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