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The Helen Bamber Foundation is always looking for dedicated individuals to join our team.


Head of Legal Protection & Medico-Legal Services
Contract: Permanent/Full-time (40 hours per week)
Salary: £40,000
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus 3% matched pension contribution
Location: Camden, Central London
Responsible to: TJ Birdi – Executive Director

The Helen Bamber Foundation is seeking an experienced legal expert to provide leadership and strategic direction to the Legal Protection and Medico-Legal Services of the Foundation. The person will be responsible for the development and implementation of the department strategy, as well as managing a team of staff and volunteers. This role involves being responsible for decisions about the legal protection of HBF’s clients within asylum, trafficking/slavery, housing & welfare law, legislation and policy. It requires working closely with a multidisciplinary team of experts that includes clinicians, housing and welfare co-ordinators and legal experts. The provision of medical legal reports (MLRs) is a key component of the MoIC. Working closely with the clinical team, the person will have overall responsibility for ensuring that MLRs are completed by the department to the highest possible standard, and in accordance with the Istanbul Protocol, the expectations of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, Criminal and Civil Procedure Rules and all other obligations. The post-holder will also provide oversight of all financial procedures associated with this service.

Please send in one document your CV and Cover Letter outlining how your skills, experience and interests are relevant to the role, duties & responsibilities, and person specification to jobs@helenbamber.org by Friday 24th February 2017 at 12pm. First interviews will take place on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Second interviews Wednesday 8th March 2017.

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Referrals & Legal Protection Coordinator
Contract: Permanent/Full-time (40 hours per week)
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus 3% matched pension contribution
Location: Camden, Central London
Responsible to: Head of Legal Protection and Medico-Legal Services

The Referrals Coordinator is the first port of call to the Foundation and responds to the high volume of client referrals we receive. This role includes reviewing referral documents such as asylum interview papers, witness statements and medical records in order to decide whether the referral meets the Foundation’s remit. The role involves communication and liaison work with external organisations, solicitors and internal staff. Knowledge and experience of the UK asylum and detention processes is desirable in order to understand the circumstances of an individual’s asylum claim at the time of referral. Excellent attention to detail, organisational skills, communication and experience of data collection is essential. A calm and creative approach to challenging situations is invaluable in this role.

Please send in one document your CV and Cover Letter outlining how your skills, experience and interests are relevant to the role, duties & responsibilities, and person specification to jobs@helenbamber.org by Monday 20th February 2017 at 12pm. Interviews will take place on Friday 24th February 2017. Only successful candidates will be notified.

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Housing & Welfare Casework Coordinator
Working hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
Reporting to: Lead, Medico-Legal Services
Location: Central London
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £27,000 pa

The Helen Bamber Foundation is looking for a specialist in this area to join our multidisciplinary team and ensure the prevention of social deprivation of our vulnerable clients. The Casework Coordinator will manage a varied caseload of clients who have experienced torture or extreme human cruelty, and who require assistance to access appropriate welfare and housing support.

Please send in one document your CV and Cover Letter outlining how your skills, experience and interests are relevant to the role, duties & responsibilities, and person specification to jobs@helenbamber.org by Monday 27th February 2017 at 12pm. Interviews will take place on Friday 3rd March 2017.

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