Clinical Therapist

Hope for Justice Charlotte United States of America Programmes

Company Description

Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society. Around the world, we are growing a movement of abolitionists who believe freedom is worth the fight. Our team works from more than 30 locations across five continents. If you’re looking to make a difference, this is the place for the you.

Hope for Justice is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you feel that your skills and experience fit one of our roles then we would welcome your application regardless of your background.


Hope for Justice is seeking an experienced and empathetic Clinical Therapist to join the team at our North Carolina Comprehensive Regional Center (NC Center), in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The successful candidate will provide front-line psychological and therapeutic support to clients, who are survivors of human trafficking. The role requires someone who is able to work under pressure, be a good team player and flex to the varying demands of the role. Therapy will be delivered in a trauma- informed, individualized, and survivor- centered method. This is a great opportunity for an individual to help transform the lives of survivors and help in the fight to end human trafficking.

For full details about this exciting position and the full list of essential skills and experience, see the Role Profile below.


  • Provide direct psychological and therapeutic support to survivors experiencing complex trauma issues, implementing a range of psychological interventions, including trauma focused and survivor-centred therapy.
  • Coordinate with other direct services staff engaged in direct survivor-facing roles to build and strengthen the whole team’s ability to provide holistic care.
  • Participate in internal communication to ensure the highest level of services are being provided to survivors.
  • Provide clinical advice to Hope for Justice staff and managers about ethical and effective ways to address complex trauma and wellbeing needs of survivors.
  • Help design and implement processes for monitoring progressions in the wellbeing and resilience of every survivor throughout their time in the program.
  • Contribute to the design and development of any clinical and/or therapeutic programs and guidelines.
  • Support assessment processes for new intakes and as clients move from one phase to another during their time with Hope For Justice.
  • Manage highly complex information and sensitive situations involving exposure to highly distressing, traumatic and emotional material and communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner, information concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients.
  • Conduct relevant research to assist in the improvement and evaluation of Hope for Justice services in consultation with senior manager.
  • Attend team meetings and casework supervision meetings as required.
  • Communicate with referring agents and clinicians in the community involved in the ongoing management of individual clients.
  • Generate reports, presentations, and conduct research as needed and requested.
  • Manage the therapeutic intervention phase of the Program Manual, following protocol and delivering all direct services as listed.
  • Assist with other ad hoc projects and tasks as requested.
  • Ensure harmonious working relationships with all Hope for Justice departments and staff.
  • Work at all times in line with HFJ policies and procedures and the wider strategy, culture and ethos of Hope for Justice.

Other information

Benefits of working at Hope for Justice: Hope for Justice is committed to supporting our staff’s wellbeing and offers competitive salaries and a range of additional benefits to our staff. This includes:

Medical, dental and vison benefits with employer contributions
Supplemental life insurance
Hybrid and Flexible working environments
4 weeks paid vacation (prorated based on start date)
11 paid holidays
6 accrued sick days
Paid maternity and paternity leave
401(k) with employer match
Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family.

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Salary: Up to $57,000 depending on experience

Closing date: October 7, 2022, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records checks, in line with our Global background checks policy. Hope for Justice participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, as part of the referencing process we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


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