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We’re recruiting – Family Caseworker

Jobs 28 March 2023

We are looking for a part-time Family Caseworker to join our team (until December 2023, with the possibility of extension)

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Deadline for applications –  midnight, Monday 17th April

Salary:  £28,000  (Full time equivalent, for 1 day per week this is £5,600 per annum)

Room to Heal is a specialist charity working therapeutically with people who have survived torture, trafficking and other severe human rights violations. We provide an integrative programme of  group therapy, social activities, and practical casework assistance. At the heart of our work lies the cultivation of a non-residential therapeutic community through which our members re-establish trust and belonging, and start to build meaningful lives in exile.

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.

Role of post: This post is for a part-time Family Caseworker to support a new, pilot project supporting mothers of small children. We will be running a therapeutic support group for mothers from June to December 2023, with the possibility of this extending, subject to funding. Your role will be to provide casework support to the mothers who attend this group. This may include help accessing housing, welfare benefits, asylum support, destitution and financial support, or help to access good immigration and asylum legal support. You will work closely with the therapists running the Mothers’ Group and the Community Manager, who will oversee the project. 

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 this job description.  Please send these to Emily Palmer-White, via email

If you have any questions about the role please email Emily – 

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