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Manager, Caris Islington Bereavement Service

Bereavement Support Practitioners - Milton Keynes, Child Bereavement UK

Bereavement Support Practitioner - Glasgow, Child Bereavement UK

Bereavement Support Practitioner - Cheshire, Child Bereavement UK

Support and Information Team Member, Child Bereavement UK

 

CARIS Islington Bereavement Service

Manager

CARIS Islington is a thriving local charity offering bereavement counselling for adults, children and young people. We are seeking an experienced, committed and creative bereavement service manager (24 hours per week) to lead the next stage of our development.

The post holder will manage a team of 4 part time staff and 50 volunteers to deliver bereavement counselling to local residents, ensuring that the service operates in accordance with professional standards.

This post also offers a unique opportunity to set direction for the future of the service. The post holder will join two years into a three year period of support by a Reaching Communities Lottery grant. This funding stability offers opportunities to consider how to further develop the service and to take the lead in advising trustees about how to shape it.

Please note that our building has three steps at the front door.

Responsible to      CARIS Islington Bereavement Service Management Committee

Managed By           CARIS Trustees

Hours                     24 per week including at least one evening each week with some additional evening flexibility required

Salary                     starting at NJC Pay Scale SCP30, £30,322 incl LW pro rata

Annual Leave         25 days pro-rata

More information: for a job description, please email carisislington@yahoo.co.uk

Applications: Please send us, by email (carisislington@yahoo.co.uk), your CV, with a covering letter, describing why you are right the candidate for the job and particularly addressing the items listed in the person specification and the various aspects of the job as described in the job description .  Please include the details of two referees.

Closing date: The closing date for applications is Friday 13th July (we will accept applications emailed before 9am on Monday 16th).  Interviews will be held in the week of July 23rd.

Child Bereavement UK

Bereavement Support Practitioners - Milton Keynes

Child Bereavement UK has over 24 years’ experience in supporting families and educating professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Child Bereavement UK directly supports families at a variety of locations across the UK. We are seeking to recruit two part-time Bereavement Support Practitioners to support parents bereaved of a baby or child and/or bereaved children and young people in Milton Keynes.

Hours: 18.75 hours per week

Salary: £24,000 pa (Pro-rata)

Closing Date:  Thursday 12th July 2018

Interview Date:  Friday 20th July 2018

Base:  East Lake Park, Milton Keynes

A job description is available from Karen Smith on 01494 568925 or email karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org.

Applications should be by CV accompanied by a covering letter detailing how your experience fits the role and emailed to Karen Smith karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org. Applications without covering letters will not be considered.

Bereavement Support Practitioner - Maryhill, Glasgow

18.75hrs per week

Salary: £24,000 pro-rata.

Base: Maryhill, Glasgow

Child Bereavement UK (CBUK) has over 24 years’ experience in supporting families and educating professionals when a baby or child of any age dies, or when a child is facing bereavement.

CBUK are providing a support service, funded by The National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, to support bereaved children, young people and their families, living in the North of Glasgow. CBUK are seeking to appoint a passionate, skilled and experienced bereavement support practitioner to support in the delivery of this service For Job Description please contact: karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org

Closing date: 13th July 2018

Interviews: 19th July 2018

Bereavement Support Practitioner - Halton, Cheshire 

Child Bereavement UK has 24 years’ experience of supporting families and educating professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Child Bereavement UK supports families at a variety of locations across the UK.

We are seeking to recruit to a full-time Bereavement Support Practitioner, working with children, young people and families to join our well-established team currently based in Halton.

Salary:  £24,000 per annum

Hours:   37.5 per week

Closing Date:  Tuesday 31 July 2018

Interview Date: Friday 10 August 2018

Job description is available from Karen Smith on 01494 568925 or email karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org.

Applications should be by CV accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing which post you are interested in applying for and how your experience fits the role.  Please email to Karen Smith karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org

Support & Information Team Member

Child Bereavement UK aims to provide access to good quality child bereavement support for families and the professionals who support them, where a child of any age has died or a child is facing bereavement.

We are seeking to appoint a Support & Information Team Member to provide support and information to both families and professionals contacting Child Bereavement UK by telephone or email.

Applicants should have training in listening, information giving and guidance, experience in working with children and families, excellent communication skills and be passionate about supporting bereaved families.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Salary: £21,000 p.a.

Base:  Saunderton, Bucks

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Interview Date: Tuesday 14 August 2018

For further information and Job Description please contact Sue Randall Sue.Randall@childbereavementuk.org