Work with us

Looking for experience in family support with an innovative social enterprise? Passionate about delivering essential support to vulnerable people? Kineara is currently looking for two interns to join us for  3 months and it could be you! Details about the roles are below – we look forward to receiving your application.


x2 Programme Delivery Support internships

About us

Kineara is a growing and innovative social enterprise based in Tower Hamlets, East London, working with vulnerable families with complex needs. We provide holistic support by delivering intensive one-to-one programmes to families in need of extra help through challenging times. We have several specialist programmes focused on delivering rent and housing support, educational support and community building programmes.

About the role

We are delighted to offer an internship opportunity for two students or graduates looking to gain experience working in social care, family support and community building to provide essential support for our programme delivery. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is quick to learn, has excellent interpersonal skills, is a solution-minded thinker and can work sensitively with people in vulnerable situations. It is also important to us that you have the competency to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

With us, you will gain hands-on experience working with families with complex needs and one-on-one supervision and training.  We are a small and dedicated team, so you will be part of our family when you join us! It is an excellent opportunity to gain on –the-job skills and training with experienced practitioners in a busy and exciting role.

The essential skills we are looking for:

Highly personable and a good listener
Can-do and problem solving attitude
An excellent communicator

Salary: Unpaid, travel expenses covered (within London)
Term: 3 months with the possibility of extension, starting second week of October
Hours: Part time (14 hours equivalent, precise days/times of work can be flexible and to be discussed with the director)
Location: In and around Tower Hamlets, East London


A full DBS check will be required.


Deadline for applications: Sunday 23rd October, 11pm [Deadline extended]

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a CV and a cover letter addressing the questions:

–          Why do you wish to apply for this role

–          What you would like to gain from this role

–          What experience you have, if any, working with vulnerable families



Send your applications to: Melanie –

If you have any questions about the application, please feel free to give us a call on 07800 545607 or send an email with your questions and we’ll be happy to help.


We look forward to receiving your application!