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We are looking for a Grants Manager to join our Fundraising team.

Location: Helen Bamber Foundation Office, London

Responsible to: Head of Fundraising and Marketing

Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Salary: £29,000 – £32,000 (depending of experience)

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus 3% matched pension contribution


This exciting role is responsible for raising funds from charitable trusts and foundations, which accounts for approximately 50% of HBF’s total annual income. We are looking for an ambitious trust and foundations fundraiser with a proven track record of raising significant funds from charitable foundations who, alongside our existing team, will help to grow and develop this area of fundraising.

As a Grants Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Head of Fundraising & Marketing to achieve ambitious but achievable income targets. The post holder will be responsible for the overall management and growth of a successful grants programme including: prospect research, developing bespoke proposals (including complex budgets) and leveraging existing relationships. You will also be responsible for reporting on all grants, including the management of data required for measurement and evaluation.

We’re looking for someone who is committed to helping achieve the income requirements for HBF and who is able to react and respond creatively to the operational and financial needs of the charity. The post holder will have a proven eye for detail, an analytical nature and a flair for writing successful applications.

Job Description here. 

Please submit an up to date C.V. and a short covering letter outlining how your skills and experience match the listed duties, responsibilities and person specification to Gareth Holmes, Head of Fundraising and Marketing at by 5pm on Monday 27th November. First interviews will be held the week commencing 4th December.  Please note exceptional candidates may be contacted before the deadline.

We regret that we can only respond to applicants who make it to the interview stage. No agencies please.


We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to join our Therapy Team

Location: Helen Bamber Foundation Office, London

Responsible to: Clinical Psychologist

Hours: 4 days a week (32 hours)

Salary:  £38,000 (pro rata)  

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus 3% matched pension contribution

As a Clinical Psychologist within the Helen Bamber Foundation, you will be responsible for supporting the Head of Therapies in providing a comprehensive range of therapeutic interventions to clients of the Helen Bamber Foundation.

This role will include delivery of highly specialised psychological assessments for both medico-legal and clinical purposes, provision of appropriate evidence based therapies, delivery of clinical supervision to staff from non-clinical backgrounds who nonetheless have significant client contact, and supervision of assistant and trainee clinical psychologists on final year specialist placements. The role will include input into policy, research and fundraising and delivery of consultancy and training.

We are looking for someone who is committed to working therapeutically with individuals who have experienced human rights abuses and who have developed trauma spectrum disorders as a result. In addition to proven experience in working therapeutically with this client group, the candidate will have a passion for Human Rights work beyond the individual client work, and a desire to contribute to effecting change at a policy level.  This role requires the ability to react and respond creatively and appropriately to the needs of the charity.

Job description here.

Please submit an up to date CV and covering letter by 5 pm on Monday 13th November 2017 outlining your relevant skills and experience, as well as how your previous experience that matches the listed responsibilities and person specification to  The provisional date for interviews is Tuesday 21st November 2017.

If you have any questions please contact Dr Francesca Brady  or Dr Eileen Walsh. Telephone: 020 3058 2020


We are looking for an Inspirational Leader – Chief Executive role

This is a critical moment for us, and a time of great opportunity. Following a review of our leadership structure, we are now seeking an inspirational Chief Executive to help the Foundation move on to the next stage.  You will lead a committed and client focused team in shaping our strategy and reviewing our operations to ensure we integrate our efforts, build on our strengths and are fit for the future.   We are ambitious to grow our impact and effectiveness, to build our evidence base and extend our reach through dissemination, policy and advocacy.   At the same time, we are committed to demonstrating to our funders and stakeholders that every pound donated to the Foundation will be as well used as they are entitled to expect.

We are looking for a Chief Executive who will lead, personify and implement our vision, tone of voice and absolute commitment to excellence. In this high-profile role you will work closely with our Board of Trustees and Management Team to shape and drive the vision and strategic direction of the Foundation. You will have a proven track record as a leader and senior manager, with demonstrable expertise in working with boards to develop strategy and drive organisational impact and performance.

You will be a truly inspirational leader able to enthuse our teams, including our volunteers, and work in a collaborative and integrative way right across our organisation and external stakeholder community. You will have the vision, judgement and emotional intelligence required to take us through the next stage of our development, and you will be dedicated to the highest standards of service delivery and client focus. Able to see straight through the complexity you will have the ability to get right to the heart of the impact we have on the lives of those who have experienced extremes of human cruelty.

Please click here for a full job description, person specification and further information on how to apply.

We are a London-based charity which supports people who have experienced extremes of human cruelty, such as torture or human trafficking, and who are refugees and asylum seekers. We work to meet the complex needs of our clients through our model of integrated care and our aim is to foster a wider sense of belonging and a safe space for what our founder Helen called “creative survival”.