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We are Hestia, a charity that supports adults and children in times of crisis. We help more than 18,500 people every year across London, Berkshire and the South East. We work with people from all backgrounds and ages, in various challenging environments. We also campaign and advocate for the issues that affect our service users. You can learn more about our work here: Campaigning & Advocacy.

We are the home of innovative projects such as UK Says No More, Safe Spaces and the Bright Sky app, and Art is Freedom. These initiatives aim to raise awareness, provide support and empower survivors of domestic abuse and modern slavery.

We have over 750 employees and 600 volunteers who build honest and respectful relationships with our service users. We collaborate and work with them to support and encourage them to lead their own recovery process. We are proud of our staff and inspired by the resilience of the people we serve.

What's it like to work with us


6 vacancies

Underpinning all of our services are teams covering Finance, IT, HR, Fundraising and Comms.

3 vacancies

We support people in the criminal justice system focusing on recovery and rehabilitation. 

4 vacancies

We have 31 domestic abuse refuges for women and children.

16 vacancies

We provide services supporting old and young people, the homeless, supported accommodation, registered care homes and day centres, floating community support, and mental health crisis alternative services. 

6 vacancies

We are the largest provider of modern slavery response in London and the South East and support over 3000 survivors annually. 

We are always looking for new people, register your interest here to receive job alerts

Employee Stories

  • Joao Martins

    Hello, my name is João, and I have been working at Hestia for 2 years. At first as a Mental Health Recovery Worker, and now as a Team Manager at a Mental Health Crisis service called the Fol...

    Joao Martins
    Team Manager

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  • Charlene Simpson

    Hello, my name is Charlene. My position at Hestia is currently as Team Leader, however my journey started when I came to Hestia as a Refuge worker 12 months ago. Within that time, I have had the op...

    Charlene Simpson
    Team Leader

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  • Charlotte Maguire

    Hello, my name is Charlotte and I’m a Team Manager in Hestia’s Modern Slavery Response Team. Our team supports victims of modern slavery and human trafficking to find services that faci...

    Charlotte Maguire
    Team Manager

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  • Cosimo Matteini

    Hello, my name is Cosimo Matteini and I am the Digital Inclusion Coordinator at Hestia. My background is in mental health and I joined Hestia just under ten years ago, when Hestia won a contract to...

    Cosimo Matteini
    Digital Inclusion Coordinator

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  • David McKeown

    Hello, my name is David. My journey with Hestia began in October 2019; I was looking for a career change from instructing children’s cooking classes to supporting vulnerable people. There was...

    David McKeown
    Team Manager

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  • Georgina

    Hello, my name is Georgina, and I'm a Refuge Worker at one of Hestia's Domestic Abuse Services. My Hestia journey began when I was a student studying social work - I did two placements, one with do...

    Refuge Worker

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