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Legal Officer Counter-Trafficking Specialist (within Medico-Legal Services)

Working hours: Part time, 15 hours per week (0.4 FTE)

Salary: £13,390 p.a. (£33,475 FTE)

Reporting to: Head of Legal Protection

Location: Central London

Contract: 6 month fixed term contract; 2 days a week

Holiday: 27 days p.a. pro-rata

The Helen Bamber Foundation (HBF) is a human rights charity based in London which was founded in 2005. Our specialist team of therapists, doctors and legal experts have an international reputation for providing therapeutic care, medical consultation, legal protection and practical support to survivors of human rights violations.

HBF grew from the recognition that people who have suffered prolonged inter-personal violence – whether from human trafficking; war; community, domestic or gender-based violence – present with similar physical and psychological symptoms to torture survivors and experience the same complex and enduring responses to their trauma. The Helen Bamber Foundation’s Model of Integrated Care includes:

  • Specialist programmes of therapeutic care for individuals, families and groups;
  • Detailed medical assessments & co-ordination of external healthcare services;
  • Provision of expert Medico-legal Reports;
  • Welfare and Housing Casework and Advice;
  • A Creative Arts, Skills and Activities Programme; and
  • Referral to specialist lawyers and organisations for legal, welfare & housing

Full Job Description here 

Closing date is the 16th of August at 5:30pm – successful candidate will be invited for interview on the 21st and 22nd of August.

Please send your CV and a Cover Letter to jobs@helenbamber.org 

 

Clinical Psychologist

Working hours: Part time 3 days (24 hours per week) – must include Monday and Tuesday (0.6 FTE)

Salary: £38,000 (pro rata)

Reporting to: Consultant Clinical Psychologist,  Head of Therapies

Location: Central London

Holiday: 27 days p.a. pro-rata, plus 3% matched pension contribution

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
As a Clinical Psychologist within the Helen Bamber Foundation, you will be responsible for supporting the Heads 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.

Full Job Description here 

Please submit an up to date CV and a covering letter by 5 pm on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 outlining your relevant skills and experience, as well as how your previous experience that matches the listed responsibilities and person specification to jobs@helenbamber.org. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday 7th September.

For any queries, please call 0203 058 2020 and ask to speak to Dr Francesca Brady or email francesca@helenbamber.org.

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