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We are recruiting a Community Manager

News 8 February 2022

Community Manager, 2.5 days per week, Salary: £40,000 pro rata (annual salary £20,000 for 2.5 days per week) 

This is an exciting new role at Room to Heal to manage our frontline services.  It would suit someone who is interested in therapeutic group and community peer-led work and has experience of working with people seeking asylum in the UK. We are looking for someone who ideally has a therapeutic background and significant management experience and understands the importance of the interconnectedness of casework and therapy.  

Room to Heal is a human rights charity and therapeutic 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 and food-growing, individual therapy and casework, theatre workshops, cooking and social gatherings, and therapeutic retreats.

At the heart of our work lies the cultivation of community, through which our members can restore meaningful relationships with themselves and others, overcome the legacy of their traumatic experiences and integrate into the UK. Our community is currently made up of over 100 members from over 30 countries: including former political prisoners; people who have been persecuted on account of their sexuality or religious belief; and those who have escaped trafficking.

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 elli.free@roomtoheal.org.

Deadline for applications –  6th March 2022

Interviews – week of 14th March 2022

If you have any questions about the role please email Elli – elli.free@roomtoheal.org 

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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