INQUEST is a small organisation that punches well above its weight, dealing with major national issues and attracting widespread respect and considerable media attention. Opportunities to join our dynamic team will be detailed here.

INQUEST is an accredited London Living Wage employer.


ROLE: Senior Caseworker (Permanent)

An exciting opportunity to join the casework team of a high profile and influential charity, providing essential advice and support to families bereaved as a result of statutory failure or neglect.

We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about social justice. Perhaps you have been doing front line advice work for some time but have been craving for an opportunity to also influence policy change and practice and raise public awareness. Or you may have great strategic and analytical skills and want to use those skills to be part of a wider movement for systemic change.  This new role may then be for you.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in advice and casework and understanding of related strategic policy work. They will possess outstanding communication and organisation skills and will enjoy working in a very fast paced environment.

Reporting to: Head of Casework 
Salary:  £30,000 to 35,000 pro rata, depending on experience
Other Benefits: Generous annual leave entitlement (30 days per annum pro rata), flexible working conditions, and generous pension scheme.
Location: INQUEST Office, Finsbury Park, London, N4
Hours: 28 to 35 hours (4 or 5 days)
Length of Contract: Permanent subject to a successful 3-month probationary period

Closing Date: Friday 1st November, 1pm [extended]
Interviews: Week commencing 4th or 11th November

INQUEST is an equal opportunities employer. We actively promote diversity and strongly encourage applications from within BAME communities, other under-represented groups, and from those who have overcome significant adversity in their lives and are now able to inspire others positively through their journey and progress.


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