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We’re recruiting – Administrator

Jobs 23 December 2023

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from people with lived experience of the challenges that our organisation addresses.

About us

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.

About the role
To work closely with the Community Manager and therapeutic and casework teams to enable the effective running of our therapeutic services. To be responsible for managing petty cash for members, helping with evaluations and surveys of members, liaising with partner organisations in support of our members, maintaining confidential and efficient filing of relevant client and project records. To provide general administrative support.

Hours: 1.5 days based on a 7.5 hour work day
Contract: Permanent, subject to 6 months probation
Start-date: Immediate

Job Description

Deadline:  Monday 29th January 2024 at 9 AM
Interviews: w/c of 5th February

How to apply: Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to Dilara Harvey-Smith at Your cover letter should detail your interest in the role, relevant experience and evidence of how you meet all aspects of the person specification in the job description.  

We are proud to be a member of the Experts by Experience Employment Network (, which aims to create a charitable sector that is led by people with lived experience of the asylum and immigration system. As part of this network, we challenge the one-size-fits-all approach in our employment practices, and respect personal circumstances and needs of people with lived experience. Please feel free to use information and resources at which may help in preparing your job application.

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